Ruth Duncan

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Why Life Goes Faster as You Grow Older

Do you have the sense that life is speeding up the older you get? If so, you're not alone.<p>Can there be a reason for this perception? I've discovered three scientific theories that shine a little light on this mysterious experience.<p>1. The first is a phenomenon called "telescopy." Telescopy is simply …

Teens and Privacy: Should I "Spy" on My Child? What You Need to Know

Teens and Privacy: Should I “Spy” on My Child?<p><i>Note from James: A lot of the things we do to protect our children might be considered “spying” by our</i> …

Parenting

6 Shocking Reasons You Aren't Having an Orgasm

<b>1. You wear high heels too much.</b> We look damn sexy in high heels, and we feel sexy, too. One of the reasons may be because certain high-end brands …

The Most Popular Sex Toys in America

Bring one of these to bed tonight<p>Once relegated to seedy sex shops and shady mail-order companies, sex toys are now officially mainstream: In fact, 87 percent of Americans say sex toys are their favorite adult products, beating out porn, lube, and lingerie, according to a new survey of 1,000 adults …

Get Out of Bed! (And Have Awesome Sex)

Take your sex life to a new place without ever leaving the house.<p>You've heard it before: If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. But when it comes to your sex life, heading into the kitchen—or the living room, or even going for bathroom sex—can stoke the sexual fire.<p>"It's easy to fall …

The Sexual Bucket List: 50 Things to Do Sexually Before Dying

1. Kiss a girl<p>2. Have anal<p>3. Have a threesome<p>4. Engage in group sex<p>5. Have phone sex<p>Advertisement<p>6. Masturbate<p>7. Use a vibrator<p>8. Use a sex toy on …

Oreo Muffins Recipe Is So Good It Will Make Cupcakes Jealous

<b>Oreo Muffins</b><p>2 cups all purpose flour<br>1 cup sugar<br>1 teaspoon baking powder<br>1/2 teaspoon baking soda<br>1/4 teaspoon salt<br>3/4 cup milk<br>1/3 cup plain yogurt<br>1 …

Dessert

Perfect Vanilla Cake-in-a-Mug Recipe You Can Cook in the Microwave

<b>Yellow Cake in a Mug</b> <i>via Sparkpeople</i><p>Ingredients:<p>2 tbsp flour<p>1.5 tbsp sugar<p>1/4 tsp baking powder<p>1/8 tsp salt<p>2 tbsp milk<p>3/4 tbsp oil<p>1/4 tsp vanilla …

Dessert

Free Crochet Dishcloth Patterns for Your Kitchen

01 of 17<p>This beginner-friendly dishcloth is crocheted using only two easy basic stitches: the chain stitch and single crochet. When you put these two …

Beginner Crochet Tutorials

Beginners are a necessity for our beloved art of crochet! Without newbies, this yarn work would die out in only a few years. Enthusiastic beginners …

Change Colors in Single Crochet Stitch

01 of 06<p>Beginning the Work With Color A<p>You will notice in crochet patterns that colors are labeled with letters (A, B, C). They are labeled in the …

9 Free Crochet Flower Patterns

01 of 09<p>There are so many simple ways to make crochet flowers. This collection of 12 free crochet flower patterns consists of primarily flat …

Easter Egg Cozies You Can Crochet

01 of 18<p>This is a family of egg cozies shaped like little chicks. Each one is basically the same, so they are easy to craft and yet they all have …

Childhood Anxiety Disorders on the Rise

Up to a quarter of US kids may meet the criteria for a diagnosable anxiety disorder, according to new data from the National Institutes of Mental Health. Psychologist Lawrence J. Cohen, writing for Time.com, describes the situation:<p>Nowadays, there are still 10-20% with that reactive temperament, …

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Your Ultimate Sex To-Do List

10 new ways to have a VERY memorable weekend…<p>The <i>To Do List</i>, a new movie starring Aubrey Plaza from <i>Parks and Recreation</i>, just hit theaters. In the flick, Plaza’s character is an 18-year-old virgin who makes a checklist of all the sexual milestones she wants to hit before going to college. Kinda …

Extreme tantrums may signal mood disorder

Photo: iStockphotos<p>Flailing, screaming, the occasional kick or punch — temper tantrums are a noisy but normal part of childhood development. Most of …

New report says 1 out of 5 children has a mental disorder

In your average classroom of 20 children, four of them have a mental disorder.<p>That's the finding of a report published by the Centers for Disease …

Recognizing Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD): Guest Post by Jonathan Evans

I regularly receive comments from parents expressing appreciation for the respectful parenting approach I share on my blog (Magda Gerber’s RIE …

Gut feelings: the future of psychiatry may be inside your stomach

Her parents were running out of hope. Their teenage daughter, Mary, had been diagnosed with a severe case of obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), as well as ADHD. They had dragged her to clinics around the country in an effort to thwart the scary, intrusive thoughts and the repetitive behaviors …

Five Easy Meals Every Woman Should Know How to Cook

5 meals every woman should know how to make<p><i>*Note: If fresh seasonal fruits are sparse, try dipping dried fruits such as apricots, figs, apples, and dates.</i>