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Children 'geo-fenced' as worried parents create summer surge in demand for GPS tracking devices

It is every parent’s worst nightmare - that feeling of all consuming panic when a child vanishes from sight. During the summer holidays, that dread is even more frightening as unfamiliar surroundings add to the sense of danger.<p>But increasing numbers of so-called “helicopter parents” are now …

How parents can find patience and empathy, even in a moment of frustration

By Lauren Knight<p>Thirteen minutes after dropping my husband off at the airport one sunny Sunday morning in April, I found myself in a standoff with my sweet but headstrong 7-year-old son. It began much like previous battles: with a choice to be made, and firm, reasonable limits set.<p>When these …

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• Pinterest<p>Yesterday, we gave you a little piece of advice from the funny ladies behind the #IMomSoHard videos regarding traveling with kids—If they're under the age of 5, just don't do it!<p>And while we are totally down with this plan in theory, we all know there are times when we simply have to get …

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• Pinterest<p>According to a new study by the American Psychological Association, dads of toddler-age daughters are more attentive to their needs than dads of sons the same age. The research, which is published in the journal <i>Behavioral Neuroscience,</i> also finds daughter-dads sing to them more, and are …

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• Pinterest<p>A sippy cup of apple juice is a staple in a lot of diaper bags, but the American Academy of Pediatrics says that needs to change.<p>In new recommendations released this week, the AAP advises against giving any juice to children younger than 1. If parents choose to serve it to toddlers, they …

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You Will Hate Your Husband After Your Kid Is Born. (Happy Mother’s Day!)

<i>The following is adapted from Dunn’s</i> <b>How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids</b><i>, published by Little, Brown.</i><p>Two months into our daughter’s existence, my …

Use These 5 Lessons From Elon Musk's Father to Help Raise Your Own World-Changing Entrepreneurs

Raising the next generation of world-changing entrepreneurs won't be easy. Heed some lessons from a man who raised one of the world's most successful business people.<p>If you ask me what entrepreneurs I want my sons to emulate as they grow up, the top three that come to mind are: Bill Gates, John …

Why Highly Productive People Use 'Time Blocking'

Would you like to learn the secret to becoming insanely productive?<p>Productivity and organization go hand-in-hand. When we get busy or face times of stress, it’s easy to let things slide. And before you know it, your desk and habits are in disarray. “Time blocking” is a method that just might help …

Ford Made A Crib That Mimics Those Sleep-Inducing Car Rides

This could be a game changer.<p>Parents who have ever taken a midnight drive around the neighborhood in a desperate attempt to help their baby fall asleep are going to want to hear about this new crib.<p>Ford Motor Company has introduced a crib called MAX Motor Dreams. A video posted on the Ford España …

Pediatrician On Reading: 'If We Wait Until Kids Are In School, It’s Too Late'

Pediatrician explains that reading to your infant is vital to their development<p>Reading is one of the building blocks of education, and most parents …

4 Crazy Predictions About the Future of Art

The futurist has some wild ideas about where artificial intelligence is going.<p>Futurist (and current director of engineering at Google) Ray Kurzweil has made a lot of predictions about the future--and many of them have come true. In his 1990 book <i>The Age of Intelligent Machines</i>, Kurzweil foresaw …

Tesla's Latest Autopilot Update Will Parallel Park for You

Tesla has released a new update for Autopilot that brings parallel parking abilities to its newer cars — perfect for Tesla owners in big cities …

I Asked a Psychopath How to Stop Caring About Rejection

As Dr. James Fallon describes, "When I get rejected, I feel bad for like negative-two seconds. I just don't give a shit."<p>I recently went on a date with a beautiful and smart girl who laughed at all my jokes and then never replied to my texts. I walked away from the date thinking <i>nailed it!</i> while I …

Lightroom Shortcuts for Culling Your Photos

Almost any photographer will admit that they prefer the moments spent in the field with camera in hand over the hours spent behind a computer …

Fecal transplant shows early promise against autism

A small study suggests a novel treatment for kids with autism: Give these young patients a fresh supply of healthy gut bacteria via a fecal transplant.<p>After the procedure, the children experienced a 25 percent reduction in symptoms related to language, social interaction and repetitive behaviors, …

Location tracking + machine learning = modern parenting

Forget the helicopter. Jiobit uses GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and cellular triangulation to keep an eye on your kiddo.<p>Let's be honest: Kids can be a little <i>too</i> easy to lose. Some parents cave and use a safety harness, but who likes to walk their toddlers on a leash? Others buy GPS tracking wearables that …

10 apps for enhancing iPhone photos

One of my favorite observations by a now-forgotten sage explained the difference between writing and photography like this: <i>A bad sentence can be massaged, but nothing helps a bad photo</i>.<p>So true. However, I’ve experienced for myself how a good photo-editing app can salvage sloppy composition or bad …

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Doctors discover why stressed out people have more heart attacks

Emotional stress has long been considered a major risk factor for heart disease. But doctors have struggled to determine exactly how all that tension …

Thanks to AI, Computers Can Now See Your Health Problems

Patient Number Two was born to first-time parents, late 20s, white. The pregnancy was normal and the birth uncomplicated. But after a few months, it …

One trait that will destroy your marriage

If you knew that researchers had discovered a characteristic that dooms relationships, you'd do everything in your power to avoid developing that …

Lack of awareness of grape choking hazard puts children at risk, say doctors

Grapes can completely plug a child’s airway, with research suggesting they are third most common cause of death in food-related incidents<p>Grapes are the third most common cause of death among children who die in food-related choking incidents, and doctors say a lack of awareness among parents, …

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Pregnancy changes a woman's brain for at least 2 years after giving birth

Researchers found that first-time mothers consistently demonstrated a reduction in grey matter volume that could mean their brains are optimising and rewiring themselves to help cater to the needs of their infants — with the effects lasting for at least two years.<p>"These changes may reflect, at …

The Best Toddler Gifts, 4-Year-Old Edition

Dr. Roberta Golinkoff, professor of psychology at the University of Delaware and co-author of the New York <i>Times</i> best-seller <i>Becoming Brilliant: What</i> …

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Want to Raise Successful Kids? 93 Percent of Successful Entrepreneurs Say This Is the Key

I asked 118 successful founders for their best advice, and 110 told me basically the same thing.<p>Parents want the best for our kids. Near the top of the list? Financial security and freedom.<p>Since research shows that the only way to accumulate great wealth in America is through entrepreneurship, I …

How our AI called a scenario for Trump being elected and the ‘why’ behind it

As the world was collectively watching results of the 2016 election ,  we got a barrage of emails from people congratulating our AI for predicting a Trump win.<p>Now before I dive into self praise, some context: After the first debate, we did a small experiment based on a random sampling of social …

A Festive Six-Pack of Reading. Information Visualization.

The holiday season is reading season. Rather than being consumed by the hustle and bustle, it’s a good time for reflection and thought. If you’re …

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• Pinterest<p>Quick—how many hours a day do you think you spend staring a screen. Two? Maybe three? Five?<p>Try somewhere around NINE. That's right—according to a new survey from Common Sense Media, while most parents think they are modeling healthy screen time behavior for their kids, they're actually …

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The moral foundations of fascism: Warring psychological theories struggle to make sense of Hitler, Mussolini and you-know-who

<b>(AP)</b><p>An abstruse but bitter debate in social psychology sheds crucial light on Donald Trump, and the history behind him<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>December 4, 2016 5:00pm (UTC)<p>The week before the 2016 presidential election, Francis Wilkinson wrote a piece for Bloomberg View headlined "The Moral Foundations of …

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BMW has implemented some changes in several models in its range, also BMW has announced…<p>The idea advanced by Toto Wolff continues to be the subject …