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Mom Calms Son's Nerves On First Day Of School With Cute 'Hug Button'

And other parents are loving it.<p>To ease her son’s worry about his first full day of school, a mom came up with the idea of a “hug button.”<p>Louise Mallett, a mom of three in Ipswich in Suffolk, England, posted in a Facebook group for The Motherload about her 4-year-old son, Max, and his “first all …

35 Photos Of Kids Enjoying Summer Without Technology Around The World

#SummerUnplugged<p>School may be starting back, but the season of summer technically lasts until September. In honor of the warmth and outdoor fun that summer brings, ChildPhotoCompetition.com held an international photography contest called “Summer Unplugged.”<p>“Most kids live for the summer break, …

Mom Turns Husband's Old Shirts Into Adorable Dresses For Her Daughters

So creative!<p>When art teacher Stephanie Miller became a mother, she lost touch with her creative side.<p>“We were living in a one-bedroom apartment with little space for me to set up my paintings, the oil paints have unhealthy fumes, and it took me too long to set up my paints with a baby to care for,” …

This 5-minute flow strengthens your core and your confidence

Quickie workouts are great for giving you a swift full-body burn—but with this core-building sequence, you may just find it strengthens your …

To The Mom Who Never Gets A Break, I See You

You stare out the window and wonder how you got here.<p>Your abdomen, soft and pillowy from the battle scars of child birth, presses against the …

Inside the Growing Movement of Women Who Wish They'd Never Had Kids

It's unthinkable, and it's definitely unspeakable, but women all over the world are coming forward to say it: I regret having my children.<p>Here's the thing about realizing that you shouldn't have had kids," says Laura*, 37, a journalist based in Los Angeles. "You can't take the decision back."<p>Laura …

Parenting

What I Want My Daughters To Know About Beauty

“Mommy, why don’t you wear makeup?”<p>My daughter asked me this today, and I wasn’t too surprised as I guess you could say I’ve been in a stage where …

A Beginner's Guide to Homesteading

Times seem to be changing drastically all around us. Millennials are proudly sporting beards and using words like “Lumbersexual” to describe a whole …

Meditation and Children

Meditation can take many forms, and goes by many names. What is common to all forms is that you aim to focus the mind, the breathing, the energy, all on one point. It is a process that allows you to feel relaxed even as you intensify your concentration. Meditation is one of the highest forms of …

5 Recipes That Will Take Your Rice Krispy Treats to the Next Level

Rice krispy treats – or rice cereal bar treats, if you happen to be using a generic brand of cereal – were one of my favorite snacks as a kid. While …

Check Out These Clever Kits for Teaching Your Kids to Hack Electronics

Parents, listen up: Put your kids in engineering and computer science classes. A recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report says "software development …

Computer Science

Always Wanted to Grow Your Own Garlic? Here's How

If you’ve always wanted to try growing garlic, now is a great time to start. Here’s everything you need to know about how to grow garlic, from clove …

Gardening

How to Stop Being Overwhelmed by Parenthood

Parenting is awesome but it can be incredibly stressful at times. Here’s a little secret that I learnt that has helped me to <b>stop being overwhelmed by</b> …

Photos: Mom's goodbye to older child pre-birth is everything

by Melissa Willets posted in Mom StoriesWhen I first saw this photo of a mom saying goodbye to an older child before giving birth, everything around …

29 Essential Life Lessons Every Young Boy Should Know

Growing up as a small boy your biggest influence, role model and (hopefully) inspiration is your family. But being a parent and offering some wise …

The blue bin may be preferable to the trash can, but recycling still has a waste footprint – and it requires someone on the other side of the equation to use what you toss. A better goal is simply to have less stuff<p>I talk a lot about reduction. Reducing the number of toys you have, the quantity of …

Sustainability

19 apps to reinvent yourself in 2016

It’s a New Year and a new you. At least that’s the idea, tackling 2016 with sound mind, body, diet and finances. You want to be smarter, look better …

Apps

German police warn parents over Facebook pictures of children

<b>A German police force has warned parents against posting photographs of their children to Facebook publicly.</b><p>The pictures could be copied and altered by paedophiles or simply prove embarrassing to the children in later life, Hagen Police said, in a message on their own Facebook page.<p>Parents were …

My 5-Year-Old Experienced Peer Pressure and This Was My Take-Away

<b>I asked my 5-year-old yesterday why she didn't eat her snack at school.</b><p>The "none" box was highlighted next to how much she had eaten.<p>She told me because of the other kids. I probed a little more and got "because of the other kids" and "eww." This didn't completely make sense, so I emailed her …

Being Calm and Mindful for Your Child

The school year is just starting all over the country; children will be encountering new teachers, higher expectations, peers who may have grown or matured in varying degrees over the summer, and changing alliances among those peers. Your child may face a calm re-entry to the school year, or may be …

British man starts Twitter spat between phone companies, gets free pizza for a year

LONDON – Trying to get the most out of your mobile phone network when your contract is up for renewal is the oldest trick in the book, but one …

Social Media

UK parents among 'the strictest in Europe', report says

British parents are among the strictest in Europe with even the Germans more lenient than UK mothers and fathers, report suggests<p>British parents are among the strictest in Europe with even the Germans more lenient than UK mothers and fathers after a study has revealed they are more reluctant to let …

Europe

The Healing Power of the Cat Purr

Good news for cat lovers! Snuggling up to your furry companion can actually be good for you. Because their purr vibrations are in the 20 to 140 Hz …

Do you know “Action for Happiness”? Well, you should!

Action for Happiness is a Positive Psychology-infused movement based in the U.K. It was started, among others, by LSE professor Richard Layard …

17 Super Smart Ways to Keep Toys Organized

Because there's nothing more painful than stepping on a Lego.<p>Because there's nothing more painful than stepping on a Lego.

Handbags

5 Easy Ways to Feel Your Best (Even When You're Busy)

<b>Two: Smell the Difference</b><br>Essential oils smell amazing, sure, but they’ve also been linked to reduced stress levels and may even be able to kill flu cells. Whether you prefer peppermint or lavender, fifteen minutes with a diffuser is a great way to keep your mood on the up and up.<p><b>Three: Pump Up the</b> …

A survey has found that the birth of a first child makes most people as miserable as bereavement or divorce. Our panel share their experiences and emotions<p><b>Rachael McCall: My new-mother misery made me think of suicide</b>

Mental Health

How to make a lava lamp for a more hypnotizing desk top

Your desk could be a little groovier.<p>There are a few supplies you can't live without when it comes to school or work like highlighters, pens, paper …

This Boy's Goal Was To Get 1 'Like' On His YouTube Video. The Internet Gave Him Thousands

The video above is of a little boy named Josh totally flipping out over his YouTube "likes." That's right, his YouTube "likes."<p>Here's the backstory: It was Josh's dream to get just one "like" on his first-ever YouTube video, Yahoo Shine reported. When he got what he'd asked for, he was so excited …

11 Tips for Instilling True Gratitude in Your Kids

Teaching our kids to say "thank you" is important, but truly instilling a sense of gratitude in them is another matter entirely. Gratitude goes beyond good manners -- it's a mindset and a lifestyle.<p>A recent Wall Street Journal article about raising kids with gratitude acknowledged a growing …