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7 Things You Should Never Say to a Teen

While some teens take offense to anything a parent says, most of the time, we have more power than we think in setting the tone of our relationship.

The Hardest Lesson Of All For The Parent Of Teenagers

How I came to lose my helicopter blades.<p>Without question, I am the engine that runs my family. I am the organizer, the planner, the just-in-case-you-need-it-I’ve-packed-it person. If you forget something, I will bring it to you. If you lose something, I will replace it. If you need help, I will …

How to stop teens from getting lonely this summer (hint: not with a smartphone)

Summer holidays are the loneliest time of year for one in four teenagers, and more than half of young people (53 per cent) report feeling lonely for at least some of their time away from school, according to a new report.<p>While the ubiquity of smartphones may give the illusion of a non-stop …

Mental Health

13 Life Lessons All Parents Should Teach Their Kids

<i>by the editors of Prevention</i><p>Forget the Mom guilt--these basic health, nutrition, fitness, and happiness 101s are easy to impart to your family. In fact, you've probably ingrained most of them already! But it never hurts to reflect on how well your kids are hearing--and adhering to--these life …

Text Messaging

This is How To Find Happiness: 6 Proven Secrets From Research

We all want to know how to find happiness. And the internet is chock full of advice on how to get there — but most of it is based on studies done on …

Happiness

RV to 8 of the Best U.S. Destinations This Summer

RV to 8 of the Best U.S. Destinations This Summer<p>Updated on July 25, 2017<p>There is nothing that compares to the freedom of the open road, especially …

Poverty costs UK £78bn a year, Joseph Rowntree Foundation says

<b>The effects of poverty in the UK cost the average taxpayer £1,200 a year, and the UK £78bn in total, a report says.</b><p>The Joseph Rowntree Foundation looked at how poverty - living on incomes below 60% of the median - affected different government services.<p>The NHS bore the brunt of the costs, it said, …

7 Ways To Free Yourself And Make The Most Of Your Time

Everyone procrastinates. Since the dawn of time, people have been putting things off.<p>Sometimes, procrastinating is harmless. Take for instance the …

40 Of The Best Small Town Vacation Spots

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

New Hampshire

18 Reasons You Should Travel Solo in Your 20s

Nos.13 and 14 go hand in hand.<p>If you're toying with the idea of traveling solo, these 18 points might be able to convince you.<p><b>1.</b> <b>There's no time like the present.</b> Before the serious adulting kicks in (read: children, mortgages, marriage), now's your chance to travel and explore. Just imagine: It's …

The World's Best Airline Is Having A Rare Sale — But You Need To Act Fast

Several weeks ago, Emirates was named best airline in the world by the British travel review website Skytrax. Of course, we've always known the …

Los Angeles

5 ways mindfulness will change your life

You’re a busy girl with a million things on your mind, and sometimes, life can feel really overwhelming! Between overthinking the past or worrying …

10 of the best alternative city tours in Europe

See a different side of Europe’s major cities on these innovative walking tours that revel in art, history, food, drink – and even financial mismanagement<p>Instagram has fuelled our lust for instant travel photos, but this tour draws on actual cameras, arming walkers with a vintage Polaroid camera …

3 Spiritual Practices for Anxiety-Packed Moments

Modern life brings more stress than ever, and a natural reaction to stress is anxiety. It's a multidimensional response that originates, physically …

Safari in style

<b>One of the most spectacular wildlife shows on the planet can be seen in the Masai Mara where the rolling green plains dotted with lone acacia trees</b> …

Logo Design: Negative Space

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

10 Favorites: Built-in Reading Nooks

The coziest spot in the house? We vote for the reading nook; here are 10 we’re liking right now.<p>Above: A window nook in Scandinavia by Denis …

Christmas Tree Doll House

Top 10 Most Creative Art Projects by Parents in 2013

In 2013, there was no shortage of creative ideas. In fact, we here at My Modern Met put out about 4,500 posts showing you story after story of ordinary people making extraordinary works of art. Of course, there was one group who not only inspired us but stole our hearts. They were the mothers and …

Sweet Shop Cookie Decorating Party

Looking for a cute but simple theme for your children’s Valentines party? Well, look no more! This Sweet Shop theme is easy to create with things you …

Sochi 2014: 10 amazing helmet designs at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

From glowing brains to a multi-coloured ram’s skull, there are some outrageous helmet designs at this year’s Olympics. These skeleton competitors have been showing theirs off during practice sessions in recent days

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

Hairy Stockings For Young Chinese Girls To Fend Off Perverts

ChinaSMACK is reporting that a user on China’s microblogging site Sina Weibo has invented “hairy stockings” as a way for young girls to fend off …

Bugatti 12.4 Atlantique Grand Sport Concept Car by Alan Guerzoni

After creating the previous Atlantique coupe version, it seemed evident that the spirit of this car could be directed to comfort and elegance, as …

Bugatti

The science of love at first sight

BIOLOGISTS believe that love is fundamentally a biological rather than a cultural construct. That is because the capacity for love is found in all …

Meet Rise, The Diet App That Helped Me Lose 20 Pounds (And Keep It Off During The Holidays)

Dieting isn’t easy. In fact, it’s pretty damn hard. Most diet plans have strict guidelines that are difficult to stand by. Hiring a nutritionist can be effective, but the cost is generally out of reach for most people.<p>Rise, a new mobile app for dieting and health, aims to connect users with their …

Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2014 line-up announced

Frank Sinatra Jnr, Jamie Cullum and Gregory Porter are among the star names for Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2014<p>Frank Sinatra Jnr, Gregory Porter and Jamie Cullum are among the headline acts announced today for the 2014 Cheltenham Jazz Festival, which takes place from April 30 to May 5 in Montpellier …

Marc Jacobs Pop-Up Shop Takes Tweets, Instagrams for Payment

Marc Jacobs Pop Up Tweet Shop<p>Inside<p>Gifts<p>Purses<p>Storefront Window<p>Exterior<p>Hashtags<p>The Wall<p>Manicures<p>Artwork<p>Photo …

Retail 2.0: the technology is on its way, but are brands ready?

The scene is set for seamless integration between the online/social presence of brands and their physical stores, enabling richer and more satisfying shopping experiences for consumers, as well as sizable reductions in sales costs. The maturation of technologies such as radio-frequency …