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In over our heads: Why we need to clear our cluttered minds

Recognizing the problem with multitasking, and how to cope with decision fatigue<p><i>Updated Jan. 18, 2018</i><p>If the world feels like it’s getting more …

The Brain

Grow Fresh Green Onions Any Time of Year In a Plastic Bottle

Chilly weather or no space for a garden doesn’t have to stop you from growing your own food. A trip to the garden store for some bulbs—which you can …

No-Drama Discipline

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel J. Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The pioneering experts behind The Whole-Brain Child and The Yes Brain tackle the ultimate parenting challenge: discipline.</b> <b><br>“A lot of fascinating insights . . . an eye-opener worth reading.”—Parents</b><p>Highlighting the fascinating …

The Whole-Brain Child

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel J. Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson<p><b>“This erudite, tender, and funny book is filled with fresh ideas based on the latest neuroscience research. I urge all parents who want kind, happy, and emotionally healthy kids to read The Whole-Brain Child. This is my new baby gift.”—Mary Pipher, Ph.D.,</b> …

Parenting Your Powerful Child

• <b>Author:</b> Dr. Kevin Leman<p>Powerful kids don't just happen. They're created. Whether loud and temperamental, quiet and sensitive, or stubborn and manipulative, powerful children can make living with them a challenge. But it doesn't have to be that way. All children need to face the realities of life, …

How to Build Up Your Child Instead of Repairing Your Teenager

• <b>Author:</b> Brian Tracy & Alec Forstrom<p>"This book should be given to every parent as they leave the hospital with their first child..." -- Review by Noelle J<p>"What the co-author revealed about himself in the 'A personal Note from the co-author...' was very heart-warming and I could relate so well to …

How Toddlers Thrive

• <b>Author:</b> Tovah P Klein<p>Dr. Tovah Klein, called “the toddler whisperer” on <i>Good Morning America</i>, has penned “a parenting milestone” (Dr. Harvey Rotbart, <i>No Regrets Parenting</i>) with <i>How Toddlers Thrive</i>, which shows parents of children ages two to five how to harness the singular power of the toddler mind …

Overwhelmed

• <b>Author:</b> Brigid Schulte<p>An award-winning journalist and a mother, Brigid Schulte was feeling overwhelmed by the demands of her work and home lives. As journalists do, she decided to find out if she was alone in this feeling and how she could fix it. She was relieved to discover that most working …

Simplicity Parenting

• <b>Author:</b> Kim John Payne & Lisa M. Ross<p>Today’s busier, faster society is waging an undeclared war on childhood. With too much stuff, too many choices, and too little time, children can become anxious, have trouble with friends and school, or even be diagnosed with behavioral problems. Now …

It's a Boy!

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Thompson, Ph.D. & Teresa Barker<p>From the New York Times bestselling co-author of Raising Cain, It’s a Boy! is the first major parenting book to chart every stage of a boy’s life. This upbeat, authoritative, and reassuring guide–written by psychologist Michael Thompson, Ph.D., a …

Parenting Without Power Struggles

• <b>Author:</b> Susan Stiffelman<p><b>Do you ever find yourself asking . . .</b><p>• How can you get your children to do their homework without meltdowns, threats or bribes?<p>• How can you have a drama-free morning where the kids actually get out the door in time for school?<p>• How can you better manage your kids’ screen …

The Science and Philosophy of Friendship: Lessons from Aristotle on the Art of Connection

<i>“A principal fruit of friendship,”</i> Francis Bacon wrote in his timeless meditation on the subject, <i>“is the ease and discharge of the fulness and swellings of the heart, which passions of all kinds do cause and induce.”</i> For Thoreau, friendship was one of life’s great rewards. But in today’s cultural …

Hands Free Mama

• <b>Author:</b> Rachel Macy Stafford<p>“Rachel Macy Stafford's post "The Day I Stopped Saying Hurry Up" was a true phenomenon on The Huffington Post, igniting countless conversations online and off about freeing ourselves from the vicious cycle of keeping up with our overstuffed agendas. Hands Free Mama has …

A Brief History Of Bike Superhighways

Norman Foster, the British starchitect who recently proposed a new cyclist-only highway in the sky, isn’t the first to suggest a better way to commute on two wheels.<p>When a cyclist battles it out for road space with a multi-ton truck, chances are, the guy on two wheels is going to lose. So it’s no …

Urban Design

The dark side of Abu Dhabi's cultural revolution – video

As Abu Dhabi gets a multibillion-pound cultural facelift, many of the migrant workers from Bangladesh and Pakistan complain of appalling conditions after paying large fees to agents, an Observer investigation has found. Glenn Carrick visits Abu Dhabi's exclusive Saadiyat island, where the …

Albert Camus on Happiness, Unhappiness, and Our Self-Imposed Prisons

<i>“For the first time in history,”</i> Bertrand Russell asserted in reflecting on the impact of the Industrial Revolution, <i>“it is now possible … to create a world where everybody shall have a reasonable chance of happiness.”</i> Indeed, we’ve pounced on that chance with overzealous want: Ours is a culture so …

Top 10 Most Creative Art Projects by Parents in 2013

In 2013, there was no shortage of creative ideas. In fact, we here at My Modern Met put out about 4,500 posts showing you story after story of ordinary people making extraordinary works of art. Of course, there was one group who not only inspired us but stole our hearts. They were the mothers and …

Top 10

eclectic kids' rooms

On the Red Couch with Author and Physician Deepak Chopra

Inside Flipboard / December 5, 2013<p>It’s not every day that red couch interviewees respond to our questions with quotes like, “Healing is the return …

Creative Eye Makeup Illustrations by Tal Peleg

Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg, aka Scarlet Moon, uses eyeshadow and eyeliner to do more than simply shade in her eyelids. Instead, the creative makeup genius turns eyelids into her own personal canvas for clever mini paintings. She takes the small patch of skin that surrounds the eye and …

Eye Makeup

Boss Your Kid Around By Making A Toy Pig Talk

These mobile messaging devices are cleverly disguised as adorable toys (and they are as much fun for adults as they are for kids).<p>It’s hardly a surprise that mobile devices increasingly play a role in how children learn to communicate. One recent survey found that 38% of kids under the age of two …

Kids

30 Best-Ever Potty Training Tips

Trust us—we know these top tips work! We tapped the experts—everyone from Parents.com readers to doctors—who spilled their secrets on getting your toddler potty trained in no time.<p>1 of 32<p>5 Easy Potty Training Tips<p>1 of 32<p>2 of 32<p>Turn Potty Time Into a Magic Trick<p>2 of 32<p>kotanya/Shutterstock<p>Boost the …

Parenting

The Creative Reading Net: It Can Be Fun and Entertaining by Playoffice

A traditional family library has been transformed into an appealing place for kids by the creative Madrid-based studio, Playoffice, designing …

Lunch Menu #14

<i>By Lindsey Johnson of Café Johnsonia for Design Mom.</i><p>One thing we rely on is leftovers for lunch. For Menu #14 of our Lunch Box Series, I’ve included …