Meghan Glasgow

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How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Kids

16 skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>To ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: "What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?"<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways, as well as a few other skills we …

Want More Success? Science Says Do This 1 Thing First (Most People Do The Opposite)

We give up too easily. With a simple change of attitude, what seems like extreme adversity can become a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.<p>Like modern-day explorers ascending K2 or reaching the North Pole, entrepreneurs like Elon Musk, Brian Chesky and Arianna Huffington have what the Finnish call <i>sisu</i>, …

Motivation

A Refresher on A/B Testing

It’s all about data these days. Leaders don’t want to make decisions unless they have evidence. That’s a good thing, of course, and fortunately there are lots of ways to get information without having to rely on one’s instincts. One of the most common methods, particularly in online settings, is …

Columbia University

7 Types of Hunger That Can Sabotage Your Weight-Loss Goals

Learn how to decode them so you can outsmart 'em.<p>Eating with your eyes? Girl, you don't know the half of it. A new study ID'd seven types of hunger, and those who fail to recognize them are more likely to gain pounds. When a craving hits, determine its source and get your fix the right way—from …

The 50 Best interiors websites

<b>Blogs:</b><p><b>Sania Pell</b><p>Author and designer Sania Pell has a degree in textile design and has worked for the likes of Elle Deco, Marks & Spencer and The …

10 Irresistible Habits of the Most Likable People

Try out some of these to make your first impression a great one.<p><i>What are the secrets of being likable? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Andrew Lynch, Publishing Manager at Book In A Box, on</b> …

Body Language

Chad Van Lier

4 Calorie-Torching Moves That Tone Your Legs and Butt

A strong, toned lower half not only turns heads, but it also boosts your performance in nearly every activity, from running errands to running …

Workouts

6 Things I've Learned About Breastfeeding

<b>I would still consider myself a breastfeeding novice. My daughter was born 8 months ago and we have been on an incredible journey as she has grown from a newborn into a little girl who is exploring the world on her hands and knees - largely thanks to breastmilk.</b><p>When I was pregnant, breastfeeding …

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Should women really be rushing back to work after giving birth?

Would women and their babies be happier if motherhood hadn’t been devalued – and medicalised – to the detriment of us all, says Antonella Gambotto-Burke<p>Like almost every other woman I know, I used to see motherhood as the consolation prize for women who couldn’t cut it in the workplace. Being a …

22 Organizing Hacks for the Car

If your car is anything like mine it is a massive collection of old french fries, socks, shoes, toys, books, and some other mysterious items we have …

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.

Eliminate Excuses and Boost Your Metabolism With This 15-Minute Workout

Yeah, you’re busy, but you still have time for this killer sweat session<p>Ah, vacay—the time for poolside margaritas, not treadmill slogs in musty hotel gyms. But sneaking in exercise while you're away is crucial to staying on your game. (Skip it and it'll be <i>that</i> much harder to get back on the …

The Benefits of Montessori Education

Dr. Maria Montessori was a visionary who studied and documented the developmental stages of children in the early 1900s. From this research, she …

Forget About Meditation. This Simple Practice Can Change Your Life

Your yoga teacher, shrink and shaman all told you that you should practice meditation. You saw Ellen Degeneres endorse TM -- that's Transcendental Meditation for those who've lived under a rock for the past 50 years -- on TV and thought perhaps it was time to invest $1000 in your spiritual growth. …

Double Your Weight Loss With This One Strategy

A new study found people who weighed themselves daily and recorded those results lost more body weight and better maintained that fat loss than those who didn't.<p>The two-year study, conducted at Cornell University and published in the <i>Journal of Obesity</i>, gave 162 overweight participants a lofty goal: …

Here Are 3 Awesome Secrets to Happier Memories, Backed By Research

You can’t trust your memory.<p>Memory is fluid. Every time you recall something you’re essentially rewriting it in your head.<p>Yet you’re prone to …

Happiness

17 Tips from Fit Mom Bloggers on Finding Time for Exercise

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p>Sticking with an exercise routine can be a struggle for anyone. But for moms, squeezing in workouts can feel darn near impossible. After …

Parenting

10 3-Minute DIY Salad Dressings You'll LOVE

These are so simple, we're not sure you could even call them recipes.<p>Sure, you like the <i>idea</i> of homemade salad dressing. Who wouldn't want to top their salads with a French or Asian dressing that tastes amazing and is free of scary ingredients? The only problem is that some dressing recipes are so …

Healthy Eating

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

Cleaning

72 Kitchens That'll Make You Want To Redo Yours

You've been dreaming of that custom backsplash forever. Now's the time.<p>The kitchen is probably the most used room in your house, so you want it to be a space you enjoy spending time in. From country casual to sleek and modern — and everything in between — we've got all the kitchen inspiration you …

8 Ways to Fake Thicker, Fuller Hair

It's the next best thing to being blessed genetically.<p>Let's face it: Gorgeous hair is luck of the draw. Because genes control the texture of your hair, there's only so much you can do—and for fine-haired women, that can be downright depressing. Although it's impossible to truly thicken each …

You Can Almost Always Cancel Your Flight FOR FREE Within 24 Hours... After They Get Cheaper

Everyone knows you can cancel your flight within 24 hours of booking... right?<p>Wrong. We didn't <i>really</i> realize this was possible until recently, when we learned it's a federal rule for airlines to give passengers a full refund if they choose to cancel their flights within 24 hours of booking, …

25 No-Equipment Moves That Transform Your Body

Whether you've let go of your gym membership or you're spending more time shaping up from home, these effective no-equipment moves need to be part of your strength-training routine. You might be all about cardio for that big calorie burn, but a recent study found that strength training burns …

Workouts