Pam Brashear

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Dos and don’ts for restful sleep

From eating “slumber foods” to playing the didgeridoo – David Robson looks at the tried and tested ways to get a good night’s sleep.<p>Few experiences are as maddening as a restless night. Sleep should, in theory, be the most natural and effortless activity in the world, yet insomnia is common to many …

These 5 Things Will Make You Smarter

<b>1) Get rid of the distractions</b><p>You can’t multitask.<p>Via Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School:<p>To put it …

This Exists: Cat Marshmallows for Your Drinks

Is there anything better on a cold winter day than curling up with a mug of hot chocolate? Yes there is. And it involves curling up with a mug of …

On Motherhood and Sleepless Nights

A friend called recently to ask for some advice on sleep training. I could hear in her voice as she spoke that she was at the end of her rope.<p>The experience of sleep deprivation can overwhelm you like a tidal wave. It's like nothing else matters. Nothing else exists. You can hardly breathe, let …

Parenting

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One Minute Tip: How To Make a Mini Terrarium

In today's video, Carly Cylinder shares the simplest method for making a mini-terrarium (but you can get as creative as you want - share your ideas …

Entrepreneurship

Custom Wedding Bridal Items From Etsy

Etsy can be a bride's best friend or...terrifyingly overwhelming. I've found some amazing items that have helped with planning and others I'm bookmarking as potential wedding favors, but a simple query can return <i>hundreds</i> of results. A girl gets a headache just flipping through them all. To help, I …

9 Tips for Breaking Bad News to Kids

<i>By Armin Brott for KnowMore.tv</i><p>Anyone who's been through a divorce will tell you that ending a marriage (or a long-term relationship) is painful -- even if it's the "right" thing. For kids, though, "right" or not, the breakup of their parents' relationship can be devastating. In a way, it really is …

This Dozing Desk Means Never Getting Out of Bed Again

Some incredible—or incredibly useless—inventions have come out of Japan, like the ramen face shield. But this “Super Upward-Looking Dozing Desk,” …

Hot tips to keep kids safe around bonfires and campfires

Beach bonfires, a summer tradition in Southern California, are fun but can suddenly turn dangerous.<p>Serious burns sometimes occur near fire pits: when …

No, Orange Is the New Black Wasn't Canceled

Don’t worry, Piper is coming back to TV.<p>Fans of the Netflix hit <i>Orange Is the New Black</i> were briefly taken in by a hoax this week when the satirical …

My Way Back from Sadness

I am prone to depression, or, as I call it when I'm talking to my daughters, The Sads. I can plan a lovely vacation then cry over the one day it …

Siblings

The First Step To Long-Lasting Happiness

One morning in 1993, I walked into the offices of a famous magazine in New York City and asked for a job as a writer. I had no appointment, no …

New York City

The Best Drinks for Dieters

Tired of wine spritzers but wary of beer? Raise a glass filled with one of one of these lower-calorie cocktails instead.<p>What You Want: A Dirty …

"Sleep Wrinkles": Fact or Fiction?

As if there weren't already enough things causing wrinkles while you're awake—smiling, frowning, sipping from a straw, probably breathing—it turns out even sleeping can be line-inducing. Those creases you wake up with after you've face-planted for a long night's rest? Not so harmless. "They are …

Paris, Montmartre (by HDR-newaddict)

The Best-Designed iPhone Apps In the World, According to Apple

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>At its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced latest the winners of its annual Apple Design Awards. The award recognizes innovative Mac and iOS apps that raise the bar in "creative, powerful, and compelling ways."<p>Past winners have included …

Apps

Love this beautiful morning over Yosemite National Park!