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The Top 5 Dying Regrets Might Change How You Parent

By YourTango

This article originally appeared on YourTango. By Mia Von Scha, Expert Life lessons from the edge of death. A palliative nurse, Bronnie Ware, recorded the top five regrets of the dying and has written a book on this and what we can learn in terms of living a fulfilling life.&... Read More

Best Way To Prevent Teen Drug Abuse? Iceland Has The Answer

By Anna Shirley

Iceland may have the key to preventing teen drug abuse but other countries aren't following their lead. Over the past 20 years, Iceland has taken an unconventional approach to reducing drug teen abuse - not just giving kids alternatives to drug use but to prevent even starting in the first place. Wh... Read More

Three Foods You Should Stop Eating Immediately

By Guest Post

Trying to eat healthy is THE WORST. You count calories, you meal plan, and you suffer through rice cakes and carrot sticks while dreaming of going all Buddy the Elf on your afternoon snack. To top it all off, it's frustrating when you don't lose weight even though you're on your best behavior... Read More

Michael Bublé’s Son Cancer Free!

By Kalli Verbecky

I posted previously last year about Michael Bublé's 3 year old son Noah's cancer diagnosis and how the entertainer and his wife Luisana were taking time off from their careers to focus on his treatment and care. You know, as most good parents would  Happily, Noah has now been de... Read More

New York Is The First State To Offer Free 4 Year College Tuition

By Kalli Verbecky

  I dunno if you've heard, but the state of New York became the first and only state (so far) to offer free 4 year college tuition to its public institutions for students from families making under $125k a year.  Big deal, right? I mean who doesn't like free tuition?&n... Read More

Parenting ADHD: 6 Things I Wish I Had Known

By Debbie Gisle

My oldest has ADHD.  We hit eight years old and man did I need help parenting a child with ADHD.  I reached out to other moms but all shared a resounding “I'm just trying to survive” mentality. Parenting ADHD is difficult. Four years later, here are six things (from one struggling mom to anoth... Read More

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Book Recommendations: Best Wordless Picture Books

By Anna Shirley

I've compiled a list of some of the best wordless picture books for you and family. I personally love wordless picture books because they are visually stunning, use creative story-telling and are engaging to all ages of children. Even pre-readers can "read" these books to you which encourages t... Read More

Buster Moon Pie Muddy Buddies

By Erin Oltmanns

This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Friday is movie night at our house. And it’s becoming a production. It starts with takeout—we rotate who gets to pick (because mediating the inevitable disagreement between two kiddos does not make for a happy Mama) and th... Read More

Research Says Your Unusual Baby Name Might Have Some Negative Effects…

By Kalli Verbecky

Baby naming practices will never not be interesting (*COUGH* sometimes horrifying) to me. I mean, legitimate researchers actually routinely study what people name their children because, you know, anthropology and stuff. Unusual baby names, let's discuss.  Parents who give their kid... Read More