Mary Trigger

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The surprising reason your kid is acting defiant and difficult

My son was 6-years-old.<p>He was reading chapter books and could string together a story about the Pokemon sitting on his shoulder who didn’t need a seatbelt because he could just fly into the air if we got into a collision—yes, he could use words like collision accurately—and he loved to learn and …

Parenting

I Tried That Bali-Inspired Hair Mask You've Seen All Over Instagram, and Whoa

I've recently become a hair mask addict. Since dyeing my hair blond, I've been on the hunt for the best masks, shampoo, and treatments to keep my hair looking soft and silky. Basically, I've tried a <i>lot</i> of hair products in the past few months. And after recently getting quite a lot of length cut off …

Hair Care

Can Adult Children Inherit a Parent's Debts?

Who Pays Off Medical and Other Bills After Death?<p>Updated April 27, 2018<p>It's natural to panic when a loved one has died and you begin to realize that …

Personal Finance

How to equip your car for emergencies

Take the junk out of your trunk and put this gear in instead.<p>Summer road trip season is that liberating time when we actually leave the HOV lane and drive farther than Costco. It's also a time when you need to be ready for emergencies on the road in unfamiliar or remote places. Instead of using …

Batteries

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

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 …

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Want more self-reliant, responsible kids? Try Selbständigkeit, the German way.

When journalist Sara Zaske moved to Berlin with her family a few years ago, she noticed something different about German parents. They don't hover. They don't follow their kids on the playground or intervene when they fight. They let them go places on their own and play with knives and matches. …

Parenting

13 Habits For Raising Well-Adjusted Kids

I keep seeing posts about “entitled kids” making the rounds lately. In fact, you don’t have to look hard before you see things written about how …

Parenting

What This Mom Said After Her 5-Year-Old Lost Her BFF Will Hit You Right in the Heart

It’s amazing when a story about kids can also apply to the grownups in the room.<p>It all started when mother-of-two Allison Kimmey was walking her …

The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You'll Need For the Rest of Your Life

Australians are on a constant search for the perfect chocolate chip cookie — one that is dense and chewy on the inside while crisp on the outside. …

Michelle Obama Reveals Her Successful Parenting Strategy: "I Can’t Cherish You to Death"

One of the most emotional moments of Barack Obama's presidency may have been his farewell address when he spoke of his daughters with Michelle Obama.<p>“Malia and Sasha, under the strangest of circumstances, you have become two amazing young women, smart and beautiful, but more importantly, kind and …

The 23 Best National Park Adventures

Longtime park patrons known that what makes parks significant isn’t the packaging, but what’s inside their borders. Still, the more popular parks get …

13 Magazine Subscriptions For Kids Who Are Into Art, Science, Nature, And Getting Mail

By<p>Feb 20 2018, 11:30 AM<p>Despite declining circulation, shrinking ad revenues, and the fact everyone has a smartphone, the world of kids magazines …

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …

Mathematics

27 Ab Workouts to Rock Your Amazing Core — Especially For Women

Hate crunches but want abs? No problem. Love crunches? We do happen to have them here. In fact, there is truly something for <i>everyone</i> in our handy dandy collection of ab workouts, specifically for women. From two-minute Pilates routines to 20-minute oblique sculptors, we're here to help you target …

Seven real-life skills your teenager needs before going away to college

In my job teaching college English and creative writing, I hold individual conferences with my freshmen every semester, and this year’s were a doozy: One young woman wanted me to help her with a criminal complaint; one young man sought advice on finding a neurologist; and another student asked me …

College & University

The Workout You Need to Do If You Sit All Day

It’s no surprise that sitting all day does some undesirable things to our bodies. Research has linked excessive sitting with an elevated risk for …

Workouts

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership, fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll …

An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

Great Depression

Family begs a doctor to recheck a living man he declared dead. The doctor refused, they say

He was legally dead but dead men don’t breathe. Or follow you with their eyes. Or squeeze their wives’s hands.<p>But for two hours and 40 minutes after …

Crime

Do These 4 Things to Make Your Children Resilient | Inc.com

From social media, virtual reality, the gig economy, crypto-currencies, changes in global balance of power and soon quantum computing, one thing is sure: Our world is changing faster than ever. While all this change is exciting and adrenaline-pumping, it brings with it plenty of stress and …

Gig Economy

A Big List of the Best Donation Centers for All Your Stuff

Professional Organizer Amelia Meena helps clients get their homes in order and, as we all know, that often involves getting rid of things no longer …

Why do my kids act like angels at school and like wild things at home?

<i>Q: How should I view the differences in my kids' behavior at home vs. school? The level of chaos and noise at home is really wearing on me. We have a kindergarten-age daughter and a 3-year-old son in full-time day care/school. They have always gotten similarly glowing reports from school. Both are</i> …

Parenting

How to Discipline Stubborn, ‘Unpunishable’ Children

You might not be able to control their behavior, but you do have control over what they learn.<p>Parents of strong-willed children have a unique set of …

Parenting

How to Declutter Your Closet Without Losing Your Mind (or Shorts)

"How to declutter your closet" is one of those tasks that tend to make even the most organized homeowners quake in their boots. Because sure, the …

20 Cleaning Hacks That'll Make You Say, "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner?"

Problems = solved.<p>H/T this Reddit thread.

5 Things Decorators Never Spend Money On (and 3 Things They Splurge On)

When it comes to decorating an entire home, the cost of furniture, rugs, dishes, and throw pillows can quickly add up. But if you try to save some …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient | Inc.com

Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" According to researchers, one attribute that certainly helps: …

Self-improvement

What You Need to Know about Korean Skincare (and Didn't Know to Ask)

In 2017, a supremely specific skincare routine became the latest Korean export consumers couldn't get enough of.<p>K-Beauty <i>sounds</i> like a new party drug, but it's actually the skincare philosophy—lifestyle, really—that took over the skin and beauty (and the more manly-leaning grooming) industries in …