Mara Gourley

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Why Aren't We Rude to Grown-ups the Way We Are Rude to Kids?

• shares<p><i>Ben Martin listens to the way we talk to kids. And he finds it incomprehensible that we can’t give them the respect we give to adults.</i><p>—-<p>What …

Truths About Consequences

“<i>Like many parents, ‘consequences’ is one of my buzzwords. I use it before Emmett behaves poorly. I use it while Emmett is behaving poorly. I use it</i> …

Parenting

Parenting Like There's a Repairman in the Basement

A few days ago we had a drywall repair guy in the house fixing up a few things. The boys and I spent the morning building train tracks in the living room, hanging out in our pajamas, being calm, being well-behaved. I found myself taking extra care in talking to the boys, using my soothing voice to …

Killing Off SuperMom - Why You Don't Have To Be A Perfect Mom

I’ll be honest with you. In my house, the beds are rarely made unless someone is coming to visit. Sometimes I yell. My closet is a disaster and I …

Gwyneth Paltrow

The Way to the End of Suffering

<b>The Noble Eightfold Path – (Part 2)</b> <i><br>Previous part (<< part 1)</i><p>The search for a spiritual path is born out of suffering. It does not start with lights …

Spirituality

The Way to the End of Suffering

<b>The Noble Eightfold Path – (Part 1)</b><p>We bring you a series of article from the book “The Noble Eightfold Path, The Way to the End of Suffering” by …

Kip and Mona Lisa Harding Have 10 Kids and Six Were in College by Age 12

They’re a family full of overachievers!<p>Kip and Mona Lisa Harding of Montgomery, Ala., have 10 children – and six of them started college by the age …

Mona Lisa

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Did You Know: Your Xbox Headset Can Work as a Camera Remote

From the Dept. of “I Wonder What Will Happen If I Shove This Into There” Research comes news of handy substitute for a dedicated remote camera …

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 review: one giant smartphone for mankind

Godzilla, Frankenstein's monster and Bigfoot are mythical creatures that don't exist (although you might dispute the latter). But now, an equally beastly smartphone -- one seemingly designed specifically for them -- is available to buy. The Samsung Galaxy Mega is a 6.3-inch woolly mammoth of a …

Letting Go and Relaxing. • Hip Foodie Mom

If I don’t write something down, I will forget it. I blame this on parenthood and the kids. And I’m usually rushing and running late so this doesn’t …

Parenting