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U.S. Citizens' Travel to Cuba Is Easier, But Tourism Is Still Technically Illegal

Even as the U.S. moved on Friday to ease travel and other restrictions to Cuba, Americans will still not be allowed to go to the Communist nation for …

Cuba

7 Ways To Find Your Focus When Nothing Seems To Help

There are always going to be days when it will be difficult to find your focus. Let’s face it: distractions are everywhere these days. You can be …

Meditation

9 Books You Shouldn't Overlook

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>9 Books You Shouldn't Overlook<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

5 great fish tacos in L.A., and why you need to drive to La Puente

If you love fish tacos and have the misfortune to live in Los Angeles rather than San Diego or Baja, you've probably already got a folding chair with your name on it in the parking lot where Ricky Piña parks his fish taco truck in Los Feliz. In which case we've probably seen you there.<p>But there are …

16 of America's Most Beautiful Swimming Holes

Hiking

Raising a Compassionate Child

Easy ways to help your kids develop empathy, kindness and a sense of responsibility toward others<p>While rummaging through an old box, my daughter, …

The Healthy Snack Your Sweet Tooth Will Die For

Dessert lovers, unite!<p>I don't know about you, but every day around 3 p.m., I get a pretty serious craving for a snack—and it's usually for something sweet. And then, suddenly, I've torn through half a sleeve of cookies like I haven't eaten in days...and I'm well on my way to a stomach ache. Let's …

Healthy Eating

I'm a Single Mom — and It's Not That Hard

I wouldn't ever speak for anyone else, but for me, so far, it's not.<p>"Say one nice thing you've done for yourself all week. After all, it can be hard for new moms!"<p>I'm at a neighborhood new mom group, and the facilitator is trying to get all of us — 20 women in various stages of exhaustion, all …

4 Little Words That Can Change Your Life

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. Make the Now, the primary focus of your life.” – Eckhart Tolle<p>Legend has it that a …

9 cycling trips you must ride | CNN Travel

6 Soon-To-Be-Trendy Travel Destinations

Your guide to the new Tulum and where the fashion jet set is headed to next.<p>Where are the next hot vacation spots to touch down in? We tapped AFAR editor-in-chief Julia Cosgrove to get the scoop on the trendy new travel spots to book a trip to now—before the crowd catches on. Here, 6 places that …

17 Thoughts Parents Have at the Beach

One of my favorite things to do in the summer is take the kids to the beach.<p>I'm not sure why, because we have to pack a metric ton of stuff, the inside of the van ends up looking like a sandbar, it takes an hour to bathe everyone once we get home, and I still find sand in crevices I didn't even …

6 Small-But-Perfect Caribbean Islands You Need to See

Want to find an island somewhere between ruggedly undiscovered and overrun by tourists? Not into roughing it in a tent but still want to be far, far away from the maddening crowds?<p>Hopper rounded up six perfectly sized Caribbean islands, where tourists are relatively few but there's still plenty to …

Amazing Travel Experiences to Have on Every Continent

By College Tourist; Author: Tori Danforth, University of South Florida<p><b>If you're stuck trying to pick a destination for your next trip have no fear! We're going on a journey around the world!</b><p>As any world traveler or study abroad student knows, preparing for an upcoming trip can be quite time …

Surprise: America's "Top College" Is in L.A.

They looked at metrics such as student satisfaction, class and lab sizes, graduation times, graduation rates and financial aid packages, and they …

19 Ways I'm Raising My Son to Not Be an A**hole

I'm the mom who never baby talked her kid or made him wear a helmet and elbow pads to ride his bike. I am also the mom that gives her kid choices. Real, thought provoking choices. For his every action there is a consequence and I don't sugar coat anything. (Well, almost nothing is a fairer …

10 Ways To Raise Happy Kids Which Are Backed By Science

The 16 Best Rivers In America For Tubing And Drinking

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Eli Duke</i><p>Really, is there anything better in the summer than sipping canned suds, soaking up the sun, and floating down a river in a giant rubber donut? With a cooler of beer... floating right next to you! Maybe, if you hate fun, but otherwise, no, not at all. Tubing …

The Key To Living a Limitless Life

“I don’t always drink beer… but when I do, I drink …..”<p>Introducing the most interesting man in the world!<p>If I can give an award to a real most …

Things I Should Tell My Kids

There's so many things I'd want to tell my kids if I could just sit them down and talk with them... if I told my kids <i>everything</i> I ever wanted to tell them all at once. Well, they'd never ever sit still long enough -- and truthfully neither would I. On this Father's Day weekend, I decided to write …

Well-Dressed: How to Make Any Vinaigrette by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Not only does homemade salad dressing taste better than the bottled stuff, it's easy to whip up. Here's how to make a vinaigrette.<p>So you think you know what makes a great salad? Sure, you've got the greens, the veggies, the grains and protein down-pat. But when it comes to pulling it all together, …

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7 Alternative Bucket List Goals you MUST Achieve before Dying

<i>‘This is your life and it’s ending one minute at a time.”</i><p>– Chuck Palahniuk<p><b>Sorry to bring up the issue of death!</b> I know most of us would rather ignore …

Tiger parents raise anxious cubs: The lifelong damage of harsh parenting

New research suggests children with demanding parents are more prone to anxiety disorders in adulthood<p>In an age when the formula for success seems infinitely regressive—when having a good career means going to a good college, which requires acing your way through a top high school, middle school …

10 Places You Must Visit With Your Kids

<i>Molokai's Halawa Bay in Hawaii (Courtesy Hawaii Tourism Authority)</i><p>With just eighteen summer holidays to look forward to as parents, it's important to think very carefully about where you're going to spend each one. It may be easy to spend your family vacation in your beach home or at the local …

Should I Let My Baby Cry to Sleep? Insights From Developmental Psychology for This Age-old Question

Mom and dad are sitting on the floor right outside the nursery as they hear their infant crying and screaming from the crib refusing to go to sleep. Although every part of the parents' being is telling them to go in and rescue their infant, they are following the orders of the pediatrician who …

10 Things Moms Shouldn't Do

As it turns out, the more kids you have, the better you get at being a mom, . When I was a first-time mom, I did so many things that I thought were …

Italy Off The Beaten Path

Milan, Florence, Rome: It's no surprise that Italy is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. But rather than hitting only the hot spots, carve out some time to visit the less-traveled regions, too. We turned to Ciao Andiamo, a website that helps you plan and book …

Crock Pot Ham for the Easiest Easter Ever!

Crock pot ham may be the easiest holiday meal ever. Utilize your slow cooker to do all the work during the holidays and slow cook a Maple Glazed Ham!<p>Growing up, I remember my mom baking a ham in the oven for hours. Our kitchen was stifling hot, all for the precious holiday ham. Gone are the days of …