Samee Rafiuddin

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27 Totally Insane Things Our Parents Did That Would Get Major Side-Eye Today

Times have definitely changed.<p><i>Some responses were edited for length and clarity.</i>

Parenting

12 Asian Slow-Cooker Meals to Come Home to Dinner Served

Cooking

This handy app turns your LinkedIn profile into a gorgeous CV

While most websites let you apply for jobs straight with your LinkedIn profile, it doesn’t hurt to keep a polished CV around in case you need to submit one for the vacancies you’re eyeing. But building up a sleek resume could be a hassle, especially if you struggle with designing stuff.<p>Available …

7 things to do instead of shouting at your kids

Swore you'd never be a 'shouty mum' but yell on a regular basis? You're not alone. Top parenting experts offer some alternatives<p>The reasons we shout …

Parenting

Drop Nine Pounds in Three Days by Transforming Your Gut Bacteria

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. Turns …

Nutrition

Can’t kick a bad habit? You’re probably doing it wrong

I had just finished giving a speech on building habits when a woman in the audience exclaimed, “You teach how to create habits, but that’s not my …

Self-improvement

Top Road Trip Spots in North America, From a Man Who's Seen It All

1 of 25<p>Medicine Lake — Alberta, Canada<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 25<p>Tombstone Territorial Park — Yukon Territory, Canada<p>3 of 25<p>Salmon Glacier — British …

National Parks

4 Types of Parenting Styles and Their Effects on Kids

Your parenting style can affect everything from how much your child weighs to how she feels about herself. It's important to ensure your parenting …

Parenting

The Home Remedies Indians Swear By

The turmeric latte and golden milk trend abroad had many of us Indians thanking our mothers for foreseeing their popularity. I was given warm milk …

Alternative Medicine

40 Tweets That Sum Up Life With 4-Year-Olds

Life with a 4-year-old is no cakewalk.<p>They may be out of the “terrible twos” and beyond the “threenager” phase, but there’s still plenty of angst and chaos to go around.<p>Fortunately, there’s humor too. We’ve rounded up 40 hilarious tweets about parenting 4-year-olds. Keep scrolling for some truly …

Parenting

Here’s What to Snack on If You’re Trying to Slim Down, According to a Nutritionist

Tired of eating almonds and Greek yogurt (over and over and over)? I hear you. When you're trying to shed pounds, it's easy to fall into a healthy …

Nutrition

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life

Get inspired by these wise words and make the very best out of your life, each and every day.<p>Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better …

Motivation

How to Wash Pillows: A Chore You Should Do Multiple Times a Year

Need a compelling reason to read up on how to wash pillows? This should do the trick: After two years, dead skin cells, bugs, dust mites, and …

Dogs

These 30 Vegan Meal-Prep Ideas Make Healthy Eating Look So Frickin' Good

You made a promise to yourself to eat healthier, and here are two things you can do to make that happen: prep your meals in advance and eat more veggies. You're in luck, because here's some inspiration for delicious, satisfying, plant-based meal-prep ideas. From soup to curry to protein balls, …

Vegan

The 50 Best Children’s Books of the Last 10 Years

Modern classics that help kids laugh, learn, think, imagine, dream, see, and embrace the world around them in new ways.<p>By<p>Jan 18 2018, 2:00 PM<p>The best …

Here's exactly how many days you should book your flight in advance to save the most on airfare

What's the deal with airfare prices? Over the past two years, ticket prices have declined by 3%, while passengers are slammed with checked bag fees (on every major airline except for Southwest, who offers 2 free checked bags) and shrinking legroom (by an order nearly 4 inches over the past few …

Flying

Sleep deprivation video reveals its shocking effects

A viral video has revealed the shocking detrimental effects that sleep deprivation can have, both on your mental and physical state.<p>In today’s day …

Eight powerful ways to mold children into leaders

We all want our children to become leaders.<p>Whether they spend the bulk of their days in the mailroom or the corner office, we want our children to …

The Best Ways Absolutely Anyone Can Fight Depression Symptoms

Meditation is good for depression. And so is exercise. But, according to a small new study from Rutgers University, together—in a twice a week …

16 Tiny Habits That Might Just Change Your Life In 2018

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn't necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviors in order to appear — and become — more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from smiling more to honing your listening skills.</b><p>Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills …

Body Language

Trips in Europe everyone should take according to the world's top travel experts

The Ice Hotel, Finland.Flickr/bjaglin<p>No matter how many countries you've been to, there's always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so many cultures, countries, and landscapes to explore, it's hard to prioritise one dream destination over another.<p>Business Insider UK asked top travel bloggers and …

European Travel

Algorithms for Big Data: A Free Course from Harvard

From Harvard professor Jelani Nelson comes "Algorithms for Big Data," a course intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students. …

Blow Your Kids’ Minds By Freezing Bubbles in the Winter

Not only that, but they'll learn a little science in the process.<p>By<p>Dec 20 2017, 12:20 PM<p>Want to impress your kids in the cold weather? Freeze a …

For baby's brain to benefit, read the right books at the right time

Parents often receive books at pediatric checkups via programs like Reach Out and Read and hear from a variety of health professionals and educators …

Writing

This Formula Will Make You Happier At Work and at Home in 2018

Wellbeing can be broken down into five key aspects.<p>Growth is good and we all want to be part of a growing company. But there is a dark side; a year of late nights, working on weekends, always-being-connected can really take a toll on people--depleting energy and impacting wellbeing.<p>Research shows …

Coding is fun: here's how to ignite the developer spark in children

Basic coding fundamentals are no longer optional for high school graduates who want to excel in the modern workforce. Every child won’t grow up to be a developer, but the ability to understand how computers and AI work is important in almost every industry – and becoming more so every year.<p>Luckily, …

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

We’ve tried sticker charts, a bigger bed, coddling. Nothing solves our toddler’s sleep troubles.

<i>Q: My newly minted 3-year-old won’t sleep in his bed. We have tried everything. He has also started not wanting to be alone in a room if he’s playing. This seems like separation anxiety, and I’m not sure whether it’s a phase or something we should be working on with him so it doesn’t get worse.</i> …

Parenting

4 Money-Making Habits That Propelled Sara Blakely, Mark Cuban and Tony Robbins to Phenomenal Success

Success is proportionate to your focus on solving people's problems.<p>The global elites play a different game. Wealth is not created by wishing, manifesting and burning sage. Concrete plans, committed desire and wondrous persistence are the key drivers were the wealthy play.<p>To create a path to …