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Fun and Free Educational Websites for Kids

Your children can learn something new today in a safe online environment. These 20 free educational websites for kids are fun while offering online …

Kids

9 ways to help teens manage their social media footprint

For many of today’s teens, their online world is simply an extension of their real life. They send Snaps to check in with friends, post photos on Instagram to document fun happenings, make plans on the fly, all while binge-watching Netflix on their phone.<p>But what are they really doing online? And, …

Social Media

4 Exercises to Teach Your Kids about Mindfulness and Compassion

As a parent, you want your children to be successful. But have you ever considered your personal definition of success? Although society typically …

Mindfulness

5 Life Lessons Most Parents Don't Teach Their Kids

Parents of young children are busy teaching their kids to share and be kind. Ideal behavior is all well and good but parents should also be teaching their kids to expect some less-than-ideal behavior so that when they encounter it on the playground or at school, they will have the resources and …

High School

How to Raise Emotionally Intelligent Kids: 7 Important Things to Teach Them

Emotional intelligence is the prerequisite to great relationships. Here's how to teach kids to develop them.<p>We all want our kids to be happy and successful, so it makes sense to work backward and figure out how to make that happen.<p>Step 1: <i>To be happy and successful, they need to develop great</i> …

Raising Compassionate Kids

Want to reduce stress and find inner peace? Want to zen out on all the bad stuff? Who doesn’t? And who doesn’t want the same for their …

Mindfulness

14 delicious and healthy recipes that'll keep you feeling great

It's been a while since we were feeling super gung ho about our New Year's resolutions. So while we've pledged to cut down on the bad stuff and eat better this year, the temptation to go back to our old ways is tempting. Luckily, the TODAY Food Club is here to keep us going strong with delicious …

Healthy Eating

Your parenting is the problem: We spend more time and money on parenting than ever — but we are getting worse

<b>(IAKOBCHUK VIACHESLAV via Shutterstock)</b><p>Your kids only eat fries? Run the show at home? It’s on you: “Let kids decide” switched adult authority to children<p>Leonard Sax<p>January 17, 2016 12:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like</i> …

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Self-help

Inside the mind of a teenager: A parent's guide

The Teenage brain explained: A new book gives parents insight into the brain of the teenager and five ways to save the relationship with their children<p>There isn’t a parent with a teenager who hasn’t been told 'You’re ruining my life’ or 'I hate you’ at some point. But if that’s not bad enough, …

Are You Making These 5 Communication Mistakes With Your Kids?

A sinking feeling hits me when the words come out of my mouth: "So, you're going to choose to act like a baby instead of a big girl?"<p>Ouch. Hello shaming. That must have hurt my recalcitrant 5-year-old.<p>Lucky for me, kids are really resilient. When I apologize and ask to start over, she's open to …

Parenting

29 Boredom Busters Your Kids Will Actually Love

Because you refuse to hear the b-word.

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work

Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found …

5 Simple Questions that Will Make You 5 Times More Successful

<i>Doing your best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.</i><p>There’s nothing more disheartening than a perfectly healthy, reasonably …

Self-improvement

5 Ways To Be A Better Parent

Some days, when I’m tired, overworked, and confronting compounding deadlines, my children feel like just another responsibility, a burden even. I imagine most parents feel this way sometimes. It’s okay; take it from me. I speak with authority. My job is to think and write about kids, and sometimes …

8 fundamental Internet lessons to teach your kids

With two things as rapidly changing as the Internet and a child's development, sometimes safety settings aren't enough.<p>Besides built-in precautions …

The Ultimate Guide to Metrics for Business Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By letting data be your North Star, you’ll establish a strong connection between every aspect of your business and the relevant metrics, driving your team to progress and problem solve more effectively and helping the company reach its …

Employment

The 4-Step Plan to Never Procrastinate Again

Ever known you should do something <i>right now</i>, but you can't muster the will to get started? You know the longer you put off a task, the more likely …

Procrastination

12 Little Luxuries You Only Appreciate Now You’re A Mum

You love being a parent. Your children are, hands down, the most wonderful/important/crazy/fun people in your life. But they sure do turn things …

If You Want To Have Kids Soon.. These 11 Steps Will Turn You Into A Super Parent. (Especially #4)

Bunmi Laditan writes for <i>The Huffington Post</i>, <i>Parenting</i>, and <i>Mommyish</i>. She’s also the author of <i>The Honest Toddler: A Child’s Guide to Life.</i><p>The married, …