Shariza

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How I quit my job to travel: The social entrepreneur

Travel blogger and global volunteer Urooj Qureshi explains why he left his stable job to serve the world community.<p>My decision to travel came as a surprise to many people. In 2012, after eight years as a social entrepreneur, I was headhunted for an important non-profit organisation in Ottawa, …

40 Bedroom Colors That Will Make You Wake Up Happier

Because beige is no way to start the day.<p>These take-notice bedroom color ideas are total mood boosters. Once you've gotten all the inspiration you can here, check out our most stylish bedroom ideas.

17 Power Snacks For Studying

Snack smart and study hard. That exam will be a piece of cake.

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Books

Finland is #1!

Finland's education success has the rest of the world looking north for answers.<p>Where are the education secrets?<p>In this moment of time before the …

7 Important Lessons Frugal Parents Teach Their Children

Photo: somma1977<p>I have pretty strong and unswervable opinions about how I want to raise my kids; a key item being that I don't want to spoil them. …

52 Different Ways to Save $100 Per Year: Make Your Own Snacks {Week 42}

<i>Each week for 52 weeks, I’m sharing a different way you can save $100 this year. If you do all of these things, you’ll be able to save over $5,000</i> …

35 Light And Stylish Scandinavian Living Room Designs

It’s very easy to recognize a Scandinavian interior design. But there isn’t just one Scandinavian style but several and they all have certain …

Interior Design

9 Stylish and Inviting Club Chairs

Chairs with deep seats, soft backs, and big, embracing arms.<p>With deep seats, soft backs, and big, embracing arms, these comfortable club chairs are an invitation to relax, even curl up.

Mix and Match 101

Interior Design

5 Ways to Inspire an Entrepreneurial Kid

Long story short, we think kids with entrepreneurial tendencies are pretty cool. Curious, adventurous and fearless, they filter the world differently. And I can't think of a more hopeful future than one built by people who started thinking like entrepreneurs before hitting a double digit age. Just …

The Secret to Happier Parenting

We're running ourselves ragged taking care of our children. But it's better -- for us and our kids -- if we're less hands-on.<p>Although I don't think of myself as a "hyper parent," the kind whose children -- with their daily obligations and social commitments -- have taken over her life, let's visit …

Doing Amsterdam the Dutch way

From a cycle tour leader to a bartender at a brown cafe, the people behind classic Amsterdam experiences share the lesser-known places that they love, far from the tourist crowds.<p>From a cycle tour leader to a bartender at a brown cafe, the people behind classic Amsterdam experiences share the …

The Best #TripLit This Winter

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Winter may be the perfect time for hibernating with a page-turning read. But the seven new books listed below all convey a deep sense of place that just might inspire you to break out of your warm cocoon and explore somewhere new.<p><b>Here are my picks for the best new #TripLit</b> …

The Best Ways to Cook Different Cuts of Chicken

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Learn which cuts of chicken should be the stars of your next culinary production.</i><p><i>Curious how five ingredients could inspire a chicken recipe? Share your</i> …

22 Decorating Secrets Only The Pros Know — Until Now

Throw everything you thought you knew out the window.<p>Some people have a natural eye for design, but we're more in the camp of those who can't do anything without consulting Pinterest board upon Pinterest board before making any major changes. And even then, expectations don't always meet reality. …

7 Ways to Raise a Well-Rounded Kid

Surround your children with love, happiness, and encouragement so they have the confidence to reach goals.<p>The key to raising a well-rounded child is to establish a solid support system at home so that she grows up satisfied with her achievements and ambitions. "The goal as a parent is to help your …