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The 32 Best Health Podcasts on iTunes in 2017

Health podcasts are one of my favourite ways to deepen my understanding of the human experience.<p>That’s one of the main reasons I decided to set up my …

11 Habits Of People Who Never Worry

Worry is, sadly, an inevitability of life. Bad things are bound to happen, and the natural human reaction is to think about the negative consequences that could potentially arise.<p>However, worry is rarely productive -- "it's something we do over and over again, without much resolution, and it's …

10 killer apps you shouldn't live without

When you hop into Apple or Google's app stores on your smartphone or tablet and literally have more than a million apps enticing you, it's easy to get quickly overwhelmed. Of course, there are countless options for the boring staples to handle email, maps, weather, stocks, games and …

9 Ways To Teach Your Baby To Be A Great Sleeper

If you're the parent of young children, you're probably all too aware of that ugly monster that is you (or your child) without enough sleep. That …

Parenting

15 Questions To Ask Your Kids To Help Them Have Good Mindsets

Your mind is the most powerful tool you have for the creation of good in your life, but if not <i>used</i> correctly, can also be the most destructive force …

Self-help

16 Working Home Remedies To Reduce Stretch Marks After Pregnancy

Image: iStock<p>Stretch marks are common among women after pregnancy. You might have fine lines mostly in the areas prone to fat accumulation like …

Baby Sign Language: 21 Words and Signs to Know

Open up the lines of communication with your infant with signs for "more", "done", "eat", "change" and other signs for everyday items.<p>According to …

The Nature and Nurture of Genius: The Sweet Illustrated Story of How Henri Matisse’s Childhood Shaped His Creative Legacy

A heartening testament to the nourishing power of parental love in the cultivation of greatness.<p>At 8PM on the last day of 1869, a little boy named Henri entered the world in a gray textile-mill town in the north of France, in a rundown two-room cottage with a leaky roof. He didn’t have much …

Henri Matisse

40 top tips for helping baby sleep

Every parent has their tried-and-tested tricks to help guarantee a restful slumber for baby, and a good night for baby translates into restful, less …

Baby Cribs Are Best Left Bare, But Some Parents Are Unaware

Kansas researchers find 60 percent of parents surveyed still think it's OK to place toys or blankets in cribs.<p>Shutterstock<p>A new study suggests many …

Pregnancy

8 Items You Should Pack for Yourself in Your Hospital Bag

Most moms will agree that there is nothing like the feeling of preparing for the arrival of the newest member of your family. From shopping for a …

Motherhood

19 Pregnancy and Parenting Apps That Make Life All the Easier

Parenting is no small task—but there’s an upside to raising a kid in the modern era: access to endless choices of apps that provide much-needed help, …

Apps

The Truth About How Mom's Stress Affects Baby's Brain

DENVER — My daughter is sitting in a high chair, watching a black-and-white robot almost as big as she is bust a move.<p>A Vegas floor show this is not, …

Pregnancy

10 First-Year Games for You and Baby

Playtime with your baby is more than fun and games—it also teaches your infant valuable life lessons. Use these baby games for girls and boys to educate and entertain your little one.<p>Take a koosh ball or other soft ball and squish it into a small container with a lid. Close the lid. Ask your baby, …

How to Make Fruit Purees for Babies

Homemade fruit purees are filled with essential vitamins and nutrients for your baby. Learn how to make 13 favorites at home with our easy step-by-step guides.<p>Babies typically start fruit with their morning meal after they've tried several green and yellow veggies. Rather than buying baby food at …

This 15-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Wakes You Up Better Than Coffee

Ever wonder how every yoga instructor you meet has more energy than Jess on <i>New Girl</i>, even at a 7 a.m. class? Yeah, coffee (or green tea) may play a …

Yoga

How To Set Up an Annual Home Maintenance Calendar

Whether you own or rent your home, whether it's an apartment or a house, it'll need maintenance this year. Make your life easier and a little less …

Home Improvement

Norman Doidge: the man teaching us to change our minds

Do you believe you can think yourself well, changing the very structure of your brain over time through rigorous training? Norman Doidge does…<p>When you pick up a bestseller that announces “this book will change your life”, or which, say, claims to be full of “mind-bending, miracle-making, …

Verizon Drops Prices On Most Data Plans By $10

Verizon Wireless has announced that they will be dropping the prices on most of their data plans by $10 per month. Now Verizon’s cheapest monthly shared data plan starts at $30 per month. The new prices — along with some additional data options — went into effect as of today. Here is a breakdown of …

Man who shoveled snow from Boston Marathon finish line identified

A mystery man who shoveled the Boston Marathon finish line during the blizzard, becoming a symbol of the city’s spirit, was identified Wednesday as a bartender working down the street from the area where two pressure-cooker bombs shattered a spring day almost two years ago, killing three people and …

We Asked 25 Experts for the One Piece of Advice That’s Changed Their Life the Most

Fitness, nutrition, and health pros dish out tips all the time on how to live better. And we appreciate all of it (and share it too!), but we wanted …

New York University

30 Awesome Date Ideas Under $30

If your last series of date nights featured sweatpants and powering through the DVR queue, it’s probably time to switch things up (though we’re all …

Middle School

7 Countries, 7 Months, 3 Kids - A Search for a Simpler Life

We are not your normal 21st century family: work-at-home dad, stay-at-home mom, homeschooled children, conservative savers, believers in reality over shelter, and faith above all else. We don't care about having the best car or the biggest house, our focus is on each other as husband and wife, …

How I Negotiated $675 in Travel Fees With Two Phone Calls

Travel fees will kill any travel budget. Baggage fees, flight change fees, and rental car alternate location drop-off fees, hotel reservation cancellation fees, etc... All these fees add up quickly and make travel more expensive than it should be.<p>But sometimes your travel plans change and these …

Family Travel

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Elizabeth Warren: 8 ways to restore the middle class

Though the economy has improved, America's middle class is being left behind, says Senator Elizabeth Warren.<p>A booming stock market, declining unemployment, rising economic growth and low inflation is only helping a select few in the country.<p>"The overall picture doesn't tell us much about what's …

Middle-class

How to Create Your Indoor Edible Garden

It's the deep heart of winter. Those cheerful strings of lights and garlands of pine have come down. Perhaps you're flipping wistfully through the …

10 Genius Ways to Decorate With Wrapping Paper

Even the tiniest leftover scraps are enough to finish one of these DIY projects.<p>Even the tiniest leftover scraps are enough to finish one of these DIY projects. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com