Paul Shannon

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Backroad Recreational Books

Saskatchewan offers ATVers an endless assortment of trails to explore and any time in is a good time to head out on an ATV adventure. Here is our …

British Columbia

The top travel bucket list experiences, ranked

The Independent's Head of Travel Nicola Trup and Deputy Head of Travel Laura Chubb tell you which bucket list experiences should top your to-do list, …

Keeping a Time Log: How to Do It and Its Benefits | The Art of Manliness

The number of productivity strategies out there are innumerable. Every day, dozens and perhaps hundreds of articles are published online about how to …

Productivity

The science of good parenting

Every parent asks it at some point: <i>What is going on in my kid's brain?</i><p>And if you don't understand kids it can be hard to give them what they need to …

7 Books That Inspire Kids to Be Grateful

<i>Share these books with your kids to inspire good and give thanks, from our friends at Common Sense Media.</i><p>Looking for ways to raise kids who are grateful for their blessings? This list of books will inspire kids from toddlers to teens to be thankful well past Thanksgiving. From picture books for …

Kids

Parents Home

• Pinterest<p>In many ways, the lessons I'm trying to teach my daughter and son are interchangeable. For example, I want my son to value relationships over material possessions as much as I want that for my daughter, and I'd also like to teach both of them how to avoid getting punched (I feel like …

Comic Books

Want to Live a More Meaningful Life? Practice the 6 Ms

True happiness isn't seeking pleasure and avoiding pain. It's living with purpose.<p>Most parents will tell you their kids are the best thing that ever happened to them. Yet when researchers carefully measure people's happiness, having children always seems to be a big joy-kill. How can both things be …

Five healthy money habits to teach your kids

It's never too early to start teaching your children healthy habits, and that includes financial ones. From an early age, children begin to observe their parents in all areas of life, including their spending and saving and how they talk about money. Kids pick up on our attitudes about money just …

Skills Every Young Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: An AoM reader recently wrote me a letter recommending I look up this old essay, which originally appeared in Harper’s Magazine in</i> …

12 Easy Things That Will Set You Apart in Business and in Life | The Art of Manliness

In the modern world, it often seems like it’s harder than ever to accomplish your goals.<p>It seems like everyone has already done the thing you want to …

Employment

The art of saying no: How to raise kids to be polite, not pushovers

By Jackie Ashton<p>The roar of a crowd-filled basketball arena blares from the den as my 7-year-old son and a friend crouch over my iPad. They’ve cajoled me into a half-hour of screen time playing NBA 2K, a popular video game. Soon, a frustrated rumble erupts from the sofa. “It’s my turn!”<p>A simple …

12 Life Lessons Children Learn From Hiking

<i>Because few things have such direct applications to life—12 life lessons children learn from hiking.</i> From spotting wildlife to taking in the view to …

Learn The Difference Between The Free Hand Drawing and Computer Drawing

Sketches and drawings are the bones of any architectural design; they are not simple end products of this process. For a young budding architect, one …

20 Amazing Places In China To Take Pictures

Not all of China is factory’s and pollution; it’s vast and diverse territory endows the country with some of the most beautiful natural scenery on …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

Kano's Got The Computer Any Kid Can Build, Anywhere

They set out with a mission to enable any kid to build their own computer from a lego-like kit, now for Kano the next step is to make sure children across Asia have that access – an interesting endeavor considering the impact the concept could have – especially on an enormous Indian youth …

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

6 research-backed ways to make sure your kids have grit

A big contributor is having a "growth mindset."<p>You may have heard about this before but many people don't understand it nearly as well as they think.<p>To make sure you and I get it right I called Carol Dweck. She came up with the growth mindset idea. Carol is a professor at Stanford University and …

Self-improvement

Modern City Home Revealing Hidden Design Treasures

Located in Kansas City’s Westside neighborhood, this modern city home is rising thanks to Studio Build. The 1653 Residence has “hidden treasures” …

6 Complaints Sex Therapists Hear All The Time

You can't return to the honeymoon phase but you can get your sex life back.<p>Sex therapist Celeste Hirschman knows there's no one-size-fits-all answer to couples' erotic problems. What she <i>can</i> suggest to all couples that come into her office, however, is a new, more open-minded approach to sex.<p>"I tell …

Best Books About Manhood and Masculinity | The Art of Manliness

In every time period, and all across the world, men have been very interested in the question of what it means to be a man. Some of their answers …

Gender

See IKEA's storage-maximizing makeover of a 300-sq-ft studio apartment in the Bronx

1/18<p>See IKEA's smart makeover of this 300-sq-ft Bronx studio apartment<p>With a wedding to pay for next year, engaged couple Delvon and Will have been …

The Burpee Workout: Get Fit Fast With This Simple Exercise | The Art of Manliness

When I played football in high school, my offensive line coach had an exercise he liked to use on us for punishment. When we were caught screwing …

A Home Maintenance Checklist: An Incredibly Handy Tool to Keep Your House in Tip-Top Shape | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: One of our commenters, Brandon Beeson, was kind enough to put this into a Google Doc as a checklist. Click here to access that document</i>. <i>Feel</i> …

7 Secrets for Family Bike Camping Happiness

<i>A couple summers ago, Aaron Teasdale did what many of us family types dream about but avoid like a football stadium filled with zombies: He took his</i> …

National Parks

The 12 countries you must visit - by the man who's seen them all

8 Adventures in Wonderland

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Don’t just see the world, seize it. From swimming with whale sharks in Baja California to horseback riding across Mongolia, these eight wild adventures turn vacations into calls to action.<p>> Swim With Whale Sharks<p>Goosebumps. That’s what snorkeling near a bus-size shark can …