Morgan Schlich

117 Flips | 11 Magazines | 6 Following | 1 Follower | @moschlich | Keep up with Morgan Schlich on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Morgan Schlich”

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Four Reasons to Self-Publish Your Children's Book

<i>I wished more than anything in the world to be a writer. - J.K. Rowling</i><p>I'm a children's book author and illustrator. I'm not alone in that. It seems like everyone I talk to has a picture book inside them just waiting to be written. We children's writers are passionate people. We love words and have …

Writing

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

Game of Thrones

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros — their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

Mesmerizing Videos of Ballerinas Preparing Their Pointe Shoes

Hours of crunching, sewing, and ripping go into readying a piece of footwear that lasts for just one performance.<p>I think I've found my ASMR trigger: watching YouTube videos of ballet dancers preparing their pointe shoes.<p>Don't get me wrong, I like the actual ballet well enough. But there's something …

50 Beautiful Examples of Black and White Photography

Anybody can pick up a camera and take a picture, but it takes a skillfull photographer to utilize composition, exposure, and aperture to take a …

10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World

Introverts and extraverts may seem the same on the surface, but if you look at the way they respond to life's everyday occurrences, differences begin to emerge.<p>Last month, for example, Science of Us writer Melissa Dahl reported on findings from psychologist Brian Little's latest book on personality …

11 secrets that all working mothers know to be true

Pssst... Savannah! Welcome to the working mothers' club. I'd show you the secret handshake, but I haven't had a manicure in months, there's something sticky on my hands, and honestly I forgot the secret handshake... sorry, sleep deprivation.<p>But I will tell you some secrets. To be clear, these are …

Parenting

The Best Ways to Keep Your Pubic Hair in Check

Those punishing down-there grooming habits may pose some health risks. Here, how to safely spruce up your lady lawn<p>Shaving, waxing, lasering, perfuming, even freakin' bedazzling: Many of us go to startling lengths to artificially style the thatch (or the lack thereof) between our legs. But the skin …

On Domestic Violence: Early Warning Signs, Reporting Abuse and How to Develop a Safety Plan

by Alice Gomstyn(photo: iStock.com)While domestic violence cases involving celebrities often make headlines, the problem is shared by a shocking …

'The Book With No Pictures' by the Writer with No Brains, aka my brother

Real talk: The most embarrassing moment of my life was in fifth grade. A drug education counselor came to our class for “an honest, open …

Search

9 hours ago<p>10 hours ago<p>11 hours ago<p>12 hours ago<p>13 hours ago<p>14 hours ago<p>Yesterday<p>Yesterday<p>Yesterday<p>Yesterday

The Dalai Lama Talks About China + the Future of Tibet

<i>Jörg Eigendorf writes for the German newspaper</i> Die Welt<i>.</i><p>Tibet has always “remained a mysterious country,” says the Dalai Lama, and this is probably …

16 Evening Habits That Make Everything Better

Illustrated By Elliot Salazar.<p>From "set your alarm on the other side of the room" to "invest in a coffee pot with a timer," you’ve probably heard a …

Kids challenge dad to scratch-build a LEGO Morgan, dad delivers

Build it, and they will smash it up.<p>When Ryan Borlik's kids told him building a Morgan 3 Wheeler out of LEGOs was impossible, Borlik did what any father would do. He threw away a few afternoons stickling little pieces of plastic together. Then he pulled off the parenting equivalent of Yoda …

A book store where books are wrapped in paper with short descriptions so no one will 'judge a book by it's cover' http://t.co/EfOErVemom

Pope Francis Marries 20 Couples at Vatican: Why It's Important

In another signal that Pope Francis’ Catholic Church is not your mother’s Catholic Church, the transformative pontiff married 20 couples at the …

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Q&A: Do Certain Body Parts Lose Weight Faster Than Others?

Finally, an explanation for why you need a smaller bra size but your jeans still feel tight.<p><b>The question:</b> It seems like it's easier to lose weight in certain spots than others—do some body parts slim down at a faster rate?<p><b>The expert:</b> Janet Brill, Ph.D., R.D., a Philadelphia-based nutritionist<p><b>The</b> …

Fish

10 Ways To Be More French

Without even setting foot in the City of Light<p>In honor of Bastille Day, we present 10 ways in which you can add a little <i>je ne sais quoi</i> to your daily routine.<p>1) Begin your day with an espresso and croissant, fresh from the bakery!<p>2) Carry your groceries home in a trés cute straw shopping basket.<p>3) …

85+ Stunning Designer Dining Rooms

Create the ultimate entertaining space with these gorgeous ideas.<p>We're putting the spotlight on elegant chandeliers, mahogany tables and more. Want extra inspiration for other areas in your home? Our living room and bathroom galleries are full of ideas.

BEFORE & AFTER: This Childish Bathroom Goes Glam With Seaside Inspiration

Would You Want to Live In This Fairytale House in the Woods?

This cute-as-a-button, Victorian Gothic cottage is currently on the market—and we're head-over-heels in love! This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.<p>Built in 1875 and located in beautiful Washington Grove, Maryland, it's got everything we look for in a quaint historic getaway. That …

5 Things We Learned from Chanel

In honor of the late (and great) Coco Chanel's birthday, we took a closer look at some of the major style and beauty moments that have become synonymous with the house of Chanel.<p>In honor of the late (and great) Coco Chanel's birthday, we took a closer look at some of the major style and beauty …

Pope Francis Makes Another Surprising Travel Choice in South Korea

The compact Kia-riding Pope today again surprised the country by choosing to travel to Daejeon on a bullet train instead of the pre-planned …

15 Weird, Random, and Kind of Hilarious Things All Working Moms Go Through

Why didn't Sheryl Sandberg warn you about any of this?<p>While the “Lean In” movement is inspirational (<i>We can have it all! Screw the glass ceiling! Sleep is for the weak!</i>), there’s one major aspect of it that people keep forgetting: Being a working mom ain’t easy. Balancing a career, life, …

Enough With the Kooky Ingénues — Bring Back the Dame!

The passing of Lauren Bacall, she of <i>The Look</i>, her chin canted downward ever so slightly, at once coy and challenging, made me wistful for a time in …

Under Armour's Stunning Ballerina Ad Aims to Lure Women From Lululemon

Most consumers associate Under Armour with the tight-fitting shirts that wick away football players’ sweat. But with its new “I Will What I Want” …