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3 Things I Wish I Knew Before We Got Married

I used to think I had my stuff together. Then I got married.<p>Marriage is great—but it rocked everything I knew. I quickly realized my basic goal in …

Kids

How To Clean And Disinfect Your Reusable Water Bottle Easily

Sports bottles are handy: Not only are they just as convenient as plastic ones, but they are better for the environment. But like every wet surface, they can harbor some bacteria. Luckily FitSugar found an easy way to clean reusable water bottles easily.<p>If the container is dishwasher safe, feel …

Why boys need girls as friends

Boys shouldn't be afraid to show their emotions and have friends of both genders. It would be good for them – and for feminism<p>As a child, I could not think of anything worse than being friends with a boy. And sadly it looks like plenty of men and women still feel that way. Sociologist Lisa Wade has …

Have You Ever Felt Unhappy As Customer? These Complaints Will Blow Your Mind!

A vacation is supposed to be your time away from the crazy. Remind me never to travel to any of the same vacation spots these people have booked. …

Does your child feel loved unconditionally, even when he's driving you crazy?

• Tuesday, March 15, 2016<p><i>"Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space lies our freedom and power to choose our response. In our</i> …

Self-help

40 Little Ways You Can Tell Someone Doesn’t Love You

1. There is innate disinterest when it comes to the meager, silly details about your life.<p>2. There is a lack of desire to make things better between …

Artist makes real life look like your Instagram feed

If you’ve ever walked down the street, spotted a photo opportunity and thought, “I wonder what that would look like on<p>Instagram,” artist Bruno Ribeiro might be able to help you.<p>He created cardboard frames that have all the makings of an Instagram post: the screen name, the like and comment buttons, …

Social Media

Dad Knows Exactly How To Respond To An Epic Tantrum

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em?<p>Mom, Kathy Sterner, posted this clip of her husband lip syncing his daughter's temper tantrum. "My 6 year old daughter had been in her room wigging out for about an hour, and there was no talking her down," she wrote in the description. So Dad decided to "lighten the …

The Toddler Code of Conduct: 20 Rules Toddlers Live By

After observing my toddler, and talking with other parents of toddlers, I am convinced that toddlers have the following Code of Conduct hardwired into their DNA.<p>1. You are the family alarm clock. It is your job to wake up at the ass-crack of dawn every day.<p>2. ALWAYS crap your pants AFTER leaving …

When the teacher is the bully | Parenting

When Karen Eubank’s son first complained about his “mean” teacher, she took it with a grain of salt. “Usually ‘mean’ just means a teacher makes you …

Parenting

Unsolicited Mothering Advice I Loved

They, whoever they are -- the ones that make up all the heart string-pulling quotes like "Kids are your heart walking around outside of your body," or, "The days are long and the years are short," once said, "When a child is born, so is a mother."<p>So, yes. I totally agree with all of this and I get …

11 Tips to Keep iOS 7 From Destroying Your Battery Life

While your iPhone's new operating system comes with plenty of advantages, iOS 7's not without its drawbacks. Battery life just ain't quite what you'd …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Infographics

Another defeat for the environment — and for us

“The world has failed us,” said Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa. “I have signed the executive decree for the liquidation of the Yasuni-ITT trust …

High Fiber Breakfast (That Isn't Cereal!)

While breakfast cereal companies often tout their high-fiber products, the truth is that what's inside those boxes can often be even <i>higher</i> in sugar. That's no way to start your day.<p>Instead, we'd like to recommend a handful of easy, delicious, fill-you-up breakfasts that don't give you a day's worth …

"Baby Sellers" Shows the Evil Side of Kirstie Alley

Television Review Jackie K Cooper<p>"Baby Sellers" (Lifetime Channel)<p>Kirstie Alley and Jennifer Finnegan star in the Lifetime movie "Baby Sellers". This movie is about the scourge of selling babies on an international scale. It is a story that needs to be told and is one that most people, especially …

Easy Dessert Recipes You Cannot Screw Up

<i>By Lynn Andriani</i><p>No need to cross your fingers and hope for the best as you close the oven door—these sweets are totally foolproof.<p><i>Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on Facebook and Twitter</i> .

How to Survive High School

There are some basic tips and advice that will help anyone get through high school. Most of these may seem obvious, but you'd be surprised at the amount of people who don't actually apply it into their lives. You can succeed in high school and have a fun time without getting hit with "drama" every …

Disney Princess Dresses Auction Is Literally Our Dream Come True (PHOTOS)

We'd be lying if we didn't admit that we wanted to dress like a Disney princess at some point in our lives -- OK, at <i>every</i> point in our lives. Now we can!<p>Remember those Disney princess-inspired gowns Harrods featured in its windows for the 2012 holiday season? Well, those designer babies are now …

3 Mistakes 'Helicopter Parents' Make That Prevent Their Children From Growing Up

The term <i>"helicopter parent"</i> is a relatively new one in our culture, but the practice is quite prevalent. When a child leaves home (for college, for instance, or even overnight camp) the helicopter parent does exactly what the term implies -- <i>hovers</i>. Helicopter parents usually have the best …

Po' Boy Recipes Prove Why New Orleans' Famous Sandwich Is So Amazing

With Mardi Gras around the corner, all eyes and devious minds are turning to New Orleans. Naturally, the thought of the Big Easy immediately makes our stomachs rumble with dreams of hot beignets, mountainous muffulettas and po' boys. Oh the po' boys. Louisiana's pride and joy, the po' boy sandwich …

Get A Sense Of How Dire Shark Finning Is From This Visual Represenation

One thing infographics are really good for is providing a sense of scale. Certain numbers are just too big to really comprehend, and can also be made …

15 Chore Ideas for 4-Year-Olds

Yesterday, I posted about 10 Chore Ideas for Toddlers. Today, I’m going to share some chore ideas for 4-year-olds.<p>Why 4-year-olds? Well, because I …

With fewer vaccinations, is your child's school safe?

Across the country, preschools and elementary schools are declaring themselves nut free or peanut free, asking families not to pack lunch foods that could pose life-threatening dangers to highly<p>allergicchildren. And the prohibitions are expanding beyond nuts. Some schools, for example, have …

Public Health

Kate Middleton, Prince William Debut Royal Baby: “He’s a Big Boy”

Introducing His Royal Highness Prince of Cambridge! After months of waiting for <b>Kate Middleton</b> to give birth, and then hours of waiting for the new …

Prince William

De-Wrinkle Your Clothes Without Ever Touching an Iron

Ironing is barbaric. There I said it. Heating up a giant metal plate to slowly smooth out wrinkles is, at best, a tedious exercise, and at worst it …

Life After 50: 5 Reasons You Will Want to Do This... Every Day

Not everything in life is a "given." We can never say with complete certainty that we'll be in the same job, relationship, home, or state of health, as we are right now. Life is fraught with change -- both wanted and unwanted, good and bad.<p>This is especially true for those of us who are being …