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Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls

Short Film ‘Just Breathe’ Helps Kids Deal with Emotions<p>Short Film ‘Just Breathe’ Helps Kids Deal with Emotions<p>Alicia Lutes<p>May 25, 2015<p>Meet Nicole …

The Meditation You Can Do Anywhere

The first meditation I ever learned was also the most powerful. It consisted of just sitting with the breath. I was six years old. My parents are …

The Super Powerful Mineral You’re Not Getting Enough Of

<i>by guest blogger Morley Robbins, wellness coach and magnesium advocate</i><p>Any organic farmer knows that it’s dangerous to create a monoculture farm. And …

Wellness

8 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

We know mindfulness is good for us. Mindfulness allows us to be present in our parenting, choosing a skillful response, instead of succumbing to our visceral reactions.<p>Mindfulness is also good for our kids. There is an emerging body of research that indicates mindfulness can help children improve …

Mindfulness

5 Habits For Keeping Clear Countertops

Getting countertops cleared is easy, right? But what about <i>keeping</i> them that way for more than a day? Now, <i>that's</i> the tricky part! Here are five habits …

Minimalism

angry chicken

We finally got some more bookshelves in the living room. I keep trying to get a handle on our books, but it's hard. I'm not even going to discuss my …

Is Your House a Mullet? 5 Ideas for Front Yard Fun

(Image credit: Marcia Prentice)<p>Many people think of exterior space like a mullet: business in the front, party in the back. The front of most homes …

Libraries

Real Life Shared Rooms for 3 Kids

Three or more kids in one room is no easy feat, but these parents rose to the task with panache. If you, too, have space constraints, or just desire …

Kids

World's Smallest Mobile Phone

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Alex & Jumpy - The Parkour Dog

Parkour

Basics of a Household Budget that Works

(Image credit: Alexandra & Eliot's 1890's Farmhouse, photographed by Bethany Nauert for Apartment Therapy)<p>Getting a handle on your finances is …

Personal Finance

A website that teaches you how to knit

Sheep & Stitch is a freshly-launched website that teaches you how to knit using video tutorials and simple patterns. I don't know how to knit, but if …

12 Ways To Use IKEA's Bekvam Spice Racks All Over the House

(Image credit: stephbond.com)<p>Years ago, IKEA's super cheap (a mere $4) BEKVAM spice rack began making appearances repurposed in children's rooms to …

IKEA