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Want to Raise Creative Kids? Science Says Do This With Their Toys (but Most Parents Are Afraid to)

No, it's not just "throw the toys out," like my dad once pretended to do<p>When I was little, my dad once got annoyed at my brother for not cleaning his room. So he took all the toys, announced he was donating them to the Salvation Army--and drove around with them in the trunk of his car for a few …

Kids

Less Toys, More Joy: How to Avoid Having Too Many Toys

Toys have a way of taking over.<p>It starts innocently enough. You love your kids. You want to make them happy. But before you know it, you find …

Kids

The French Pharmacy Products Parisians Swear By

An excellent reason to bring an extra suitcase with you for your next trip to Paris.<p>Et voila, it’s her again. The Parisienne. You can spot her from a …

Skin Care

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Former Ukrainian president speaks out about being poisoned

Ukraine's former president Viktor Yushchenko says he hopes Europe will wake up to the threat posed by Russia in the wake of the poisonings in Salisbury.<p>Fourteen years ago Mr Yushchenko was taking on a Presidential candidate favoured by Russia when he was poisoned with a toxic chemical called a …

Russia

A 30-Minute Tabata Session to Burn Some Serious Calories

This calorie-torching cardio and sculpting workout is one of our hardest ever, but Equinox Tabata instructor Raneir Pollard's amazing energy will …

Exercise

Time-Saving Total-Body Tabata Workout

We love Tabata interval workouts. It's four minutes of high-intensity training, alternating between 20 seconds of max training and a 10-second rest for a total of eight rounds. These workouts are fast-paced and fun and burn up tons of calories.<p>In this workout, we bring you two sets of Tabata, plus …

5 Steps To Help Kids Learn To Control Their Emotions

"I love your posts, but my husband is afraid that if we allow our kids to get upset as you suggest, they'll never learn to control their emotions. …

Parenting

Three Reasons to Stop Punishing Kids and Three Ways to Help Them Behave Better

Continued...<p>skills can we truly expect to see positive behavior change, and that teaching can always come without a punishment.<p>Advertisement - …

Parenting

7 Sheet Pan Dinners That Will Make Your Life Infinitely Easier

Confession: When we want to whip up a flavorful meal without spending more than an hour in the kitchen, we turn to quick and easy sheet pan dinners. …

The Affordable Skincare Company That Is Taking Over

Have you ever tried a skincare product and had to <i>immediately</i> tell all your friends all about it? Well, I have tried a whole skincare <i>brand</i>, and now …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? 7 Things the Most Successful Parents Do, According to Science

From Jeff Bezos to Sara Blakely and Tony Robbins, here's how the world's most successful people raise their kids.<p>The rich aren't like you and me, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote almost a century ago. One of the ways that's most obvious today is how they choose to raise their kids.<p>Let's assume that the …

Self-improvement

Scientists have discovered two simple psychological differences that make you liberal or conservative

Political battles in the US are often portrayed as a clash between "bleeding heart" liberals and "pull yourself up by your bootstraps" conservatives.<p>Voters who favor opposing parties see various issues differently, but does that mean liberals and conservatives actually process the world through …

Psychology

Nagging Isn’t Necessary: How to Improve a Child’s Behavior Without It

Sometimes we convince ourselves that the only way we can get our kids to do anything is to ask them over and over and over again.<p>In other words… …

This Simple Parenting Hack Saved My Sanity

“Sandro, the school bus will be here in three minutes. Please, PLEASE put your shoes on.”<p>“Mom, did you know that the peregrine falcon is the fastest …

I was getting buried in clutter. Here’s how I finally got free.

With closets overstuffed with clothes that didn't fit, pots that threatened an avalanche every time I wanted to boil an egg and bookshelves packed two volumes deep, my apartment felt burdened. Growing piles of rubber tubs made it onerous to clean the floors — especially because my vacuum resided …

Minimalism

Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the 'Batman Effect' | Inc.com

It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention spans and less patience than ever when things aren't going their way. The good …

Kids

14 Genius Storage Ideas for Your Kid's Room

Not-so-average ways to make your life a lot easier.<p>Yes, it is possible to have kids <i>and</i> a clean house — and these clever DIYs are proof. Give your existing walls and furniture an update to help them work harder and keep clutter at bay. Plus get more designer-approved ideas for kids rooms!

What Your Mom Ate While She Was Pregnant Shaped Your Tastes for Life

What's your favorite food? Are you more likely to try out a new ethnic restaurant, or stick with your old familiar standby? Is your kitchen full of …

Pregnancy

How a top dermatologist would spend $100 on beauty products

<i>People in the beauty industry get tons of goods to test out, so when someone spends their own money on something that they’ve run out of, you know</i> …

Skin Care

12 People Admit The Nastiest Thing Thats Happened During Sex

<i></i><i>Sometimes you have bad sex. Whether you had too much to drink or you just weren't meshing well with your partner -- it happens. But THESE</i> …

Navigation Apps Are Turning Quiet Neighborhoods Into Traffic Nightmares

LEONIA, N.J. — It is bumper to bumper as far as the eye can see, the kind of soul-sucking traffic jam that afflicts highways the way bad food afflicts rest stops.<p>Suddenly, a path to hope presents itself: An alternate route, your smartphone suggests, can save time. Next thing you know, you’re headed …

Roads

The Buddhist monk and author Matthieu Ricard may be the world's "happiest man," according to science

.<p>If happiness is a form of success, you might look to Matthieu Ricard. Neuroscientists found that the Tibetan Buddhist monk and best-selling author has some of the highest levels of positive emotions of anyone they've ever studied. Hence the media started calling him "the happiest man alive." He …

Meditation

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers | Inc.com

Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read queue for months to come.<p>But if you've finally gotten through all the titles that interested you back then, …

Books

Why This One Parenting Style Fosters Growth and Learning

Practically every parent is familiar with the scenario where they raise their voice or scold their child after a scary situation—they get lost in the …

42 Useful Gifts That Will Make Anyone's Life Easier

Practical gifts they’ll be eternally grateful for.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b>

The Best Parents All Have This 1 Rare Thing In Common (It's Something Many Forget About All The Time) | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Welcome to Parenting 101.<p>It's a subject I know nothing about, save from observing those who have tried it.<p>One thing I do know is that parents torture themselves in order to be perfect.<p>Sometimes …

Employment

The Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Give Them These 10 Things | Inc.com

Think about someone who made you believe in yourself -- someone who saw more in you than you believed was possible.<p>How did they inspire you to stop settling and start reaching for what is possible?<p>They <i>gave.</i> They gave generously. They gave selflessly. And they didn't expect anything in return. …

Self-esteem

Pot-In-Pot Cooking

When using the Pot-in-Pot (PIP) cooking method<br>your food is placed into a separate container before<br>you place it into the stainless steel inner …

How a single bout of exercise instantly protects the heart

A new review of existing studies examines the evidence behind the idea that an acute bout of exercise is able to offer immediate protection for the …

Medicine