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Parent Burnout Is A Real Thing — Here Are 6 Ways To Avoid It

Do you ever feel exhausted by parenthood? Does it seem like you just don’t have the power to produce the effect you want to have on your kids? Do you …

Parenting

Vacation Stress Is the Last Thing a Working Mom Needs

Vacation is one of the great contradictions in our lives. We want it to be a restful, fun time with our family, yet it often turns out to be a …

Motherhood

Pledge Your Birthday For Clean Water | charity: water

How it works.<p>Pledge your birthday<p>The first step is simple - just pledge your birthday by using the form above, and share your pledge to let the world …

8 Things Successful People Do Every Day That Most People Ignore

Success is powered by the habits that most people don't even notice.<p>During the four-year process of starting and scaling SkyBell, I have had the pleasure of meeting some remarkably successful people. Whether it's a potential investor or the CEO of a company with which we could become partners, I'm …

Self-improvement

A Single Good Deed Morphed Into a Movement That Aided Hundreds of Refugees

"She was equal parts completely overjoyed and relieved."<p>Whitehill could have left it at that. Instead, she started walking through the apartment. The …

Crayons

Vanquish scurvy, buy an eye patch and boost creative writing at S.F.'s 826 Valencia

May. 14, 2017, 6:00 a.m.<p>Family-friendly<br>• S.F. Bay Area<p><b>Why:</b> It's a pirate supply store. It's a charity. It's ... oh, just go inside and enjoy.<p><b>What:</b> 826 Valencia sells itself as a pirate supply shop, complete with eye patches, handy jars of Scurvy Begone a retail showroom full of pillage-worthy …

California

Incredible farming skyscraper could fight poverty and feed the world

This incredible skyscraper is more than just eye candy—its modular and farm-integrated design was created to fight world hunger and poverty. …

Sub-Saharan Africa

10 Ways to Get Your Caffeine Fix Without Coffee

Looking to get an extra buzz without drinking another cup of coffee? Luckily, sleepy people everywhere have created a huge market for all things …

Coffee

How Brain Freeze Works! (And How to Quickly Fix It)

5345415224001<p>Brain freeze is <i>the worst.</i> Luckily, there's an easy way to end your suffering the next time you slurp your ice cream too …

The White House

Catfish falls from sky into Florida family's pool

Just about everyone, especially here in Florida, has a big fish story. But Leonard Vanderpool has, arguably, the best one of all.<p>Vanderpool got so excited when it happened Monday night, he called Winter Haven Police. Even the woman who took the call was flabbergasted.<p>"I told her, 'You're not going …

9 Comics That Sum Up Easter For Parents

So. Much. Candy.<p>Easter is fast approaching, and families are preparing for egg hunts, photos with a creepy bunny, and a serious sugar overload.<p>Although Easter is a religious holiday meant to commemorate a crucial event in Christian theology, the celebration tends to get a little out of hand when …

7 Ways to Read the Bible that Lift Up Children

March 24, 2017 by Ryan Stollar<p>Children play many roles within biblical stories. They do many good, brave acts: for example, the prophetic critique of …

Theology

11 Amazing Things You Didn't Know Were Invented by Kids

It doesn't take decades of life experience to have a great idea. In fact, you don't even have to be old enough to have a driver's license, as many of …

George Harrison

12 Kid-Friendly Snack Recipes For After-School Munchies

Kids often need an energy boost after a long day in the classroom. Instead of processed snacks and junk foods, satisfy after-school munchies with one of these homemade snacks. Most of them are easy enough for the kids to make themselves!<p>1. Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars<p>Granola bars are a staple …

Tim Tebow dreams about adopting a child from every continent

Tim Tebow might be striving for a career in baseball with the New York Mets, but he’s apparently also eager to start a family. And he wants a big one.<p>The former NFL quarterback told <i>PEOPLE</i> magazine that although he’s still single, it’s a “requirement” that his future spouse want kids.<p>She must also …

New York Mets

This Teen's Post of Her Dad Re-Proposing to Her Sick Mom Is Giving Us All the Feels

Christin Koch captured the moment her dad re-proposed to her mom, who is battling breast cancer.<p>An Iowa couple is currently going viral after their 18-year-old daughter Christin Koch—a Demi Lovato dead ringer—tweeted out photos of them getting re-engaged 26 years after they first tied the knot.<p>So …

Breast Cancer

You Won't Believe How Much the Average U.S. Parent Is Paying for a Babysitter

UrbanSitter's new 2017 survey reveals some interesting stats about how much parents across the country are paying for in-home child care.<p>UrbanSitter's 2017 National Childcare Rate Survey is out—and filled with some pretty interesting facts about the state of babysitting in the U.S., including. The …

Parenting

McDonald's Will Soon Offer Delivery

It could just work: 75% of the population live within 3 miles of a McDonald’s.<p>McDonald's is trying to figure out how to keep sales growing as the all-day breakfast boost dies down, and the chain seems to have identified the next big thing: delivery.<p>The Golden Arches stated in a filing on Wednesday …

Things to do in San Francisco: 29 kid-friendly attractions - Curbed SF

Known around the world as a first-rate destination, San Francisco has carved out an enviable reputation for its steep rolling hills, pastel-painted Victorians, cable cars, and iconic Golden Gate Bridge. But the city is also a mecca for families, with a laundry list of kid-friendly attractions that …

San Francisco

It Was the Same Temperature in Cairo and Antarctica Today

<b>by Jeva Lange</b><p>If you're reading this from Antarctica, you're going to want to take off your coat. You'll probably want to change into a T-shirt and …

L.L.Bean

13 best-selling online classes you can enroll in for $10 right now

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flickr / Luke RedmondUdemy is offering more than 17,000 classes on their site for just $10 each.<p>We put together a list of some of our …

We Almost Can't Believe These 15 Vending Machines Are Real

Apparently the modern vending machines first appeared in the 1880's. (I know this because Wikipedia just told me.) Since then, they have been …

Libraries Across the Country Are Dumping Late Fees

For centuries, libraries have offered an amazing deal to the American people: Cardholders can check out any book in the building for free, provided …

Here's Everything You Actually Need To Know About Protein

Starting with: WTF is it and what does it actually do?

Relax, Listening to 10 Rumbling Hours of an Arctic Ship

Sometimes we need a relaxing background sound. For some, it's the <i>Star Trek</i> ship sound. For others, sleep-inducing podcasts are the way to go. For …

30 of the New Words Added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary

The team over at Merriam-Webster is responsible for keeping a vigilant eye on shifting language trends. They’ve made some pretty bold moves recently …

Language

11 Happy Little Things To Make You Smile This Week

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Police give terminally ill teen her bucket-list wish – to stun gun someone

Alyssa Elkins says it was ‘awesome’ to zap Ohio sergeant who volunteered for the task to make her day<p>Police in central Ohio helped a teenage leukaemia patient cross off quite a shocking bucket-list item: she wanted to use a stun gun on someone.<p>After a bit of training from Newark police, 16-year-old …

Why self-care is an important part of parenting, and how to make time for it

In traditional ground-fought wars, the command post behind the lines would often have hot coffee, good food and dry clothes. Was this because the generals were selfish? Or because they deserved it for having made the highest ranks in the military?<p>No, it was because if the command fell or …