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Super Cool Hip Teen Slang Updated For Boring Adults Like Yourself

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.09.2015 | Comedy

You do want to be a cool adult, right? Being an adult is hard. You're mostly working, paying bills, and you're not really considered cool an...

Hair and Boobs: What I Know for Sure at 39

Zsofi McMullin | Posted 06.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Zsofi McMullin

On the morning of my 39th birthday, I was grateful for two things: my hair and my boobs. There were other things too, of course -- the way my son bur...

21 Things You Can Do If You Want Because YOU'RE AN ADULT, DAMMIT

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 06.18.2015 | Comedy

You choose what "grown-up things" are!

31 Things You're Not Allowed To Have At Home After You Turn 30

Supercompressor | Posted 06.05.2015 | HuffPost Home
Supercompressor

You can get away with living the grimy college life for a few years after graduation, but once the big 3-0 rolls around, it's time to get serious about ditching that duct tape-patched Papasan and beer bong. If you're confused about what exactly needs to be retired, no worries! We assembled the definitive list of items you're not allowed to have in your apartment after your 30th birthday.

Be 'Ageful' Not Ageless!

Christopher Phillips | Posted 12.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Christopher Phillips

What would it be like to be genuinely ageless? Would this give us the capacity to ward off permanently the encroaching years? Would we remain just as ...

Lowering Sexual Assault on College Campuses and in the Military Starts in Elementary School

Mike Domitrz | Posted 11.16.2014 | Education
Mike Domitrz

If we really want to reduce sexual assault in the military and on college campuses, the lessons of respect, consent and bystander intervention need to be instilled in elementary education through high school.

Emotional Constipation: An Adult Disease?

Tami Shaikh | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Tami Shaikh

As adults do we just become emotionally constipated, is it an age-related characteristic? Do we lock up our insecurities and joys because we fear what people will think? Aside from all the other physical changes that we deal with, do we become more protective of our feelings?

Hey Kid! I Have Rules Too!

Tara Kennedy-Kline | Posted 10.26.2014 | Parents
Tara Kennedy-Kline

Fighting with a 13-year-old over why he can't take his Kindle to school is like arguing with my cat about why he shouldn't throw up on my rug... it's senseless.

18 Photos To Remind You That Growing Old Is Inevitable, But Growing Up Is Optional

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 06.05.2014 | Comedy

When did you get so old?!!?!

Ease Parenting Challenges With These Two Simple Words

Elycia Rubin | Posted 07.30.2014 | Parents
Elycia Rubin

I'm not claiming "No Biggy!" is foolproof, but it's definitely been an effective tool for everyone in our family. Sometimes, a little levity is all you need to change your perspective.

5 Ways To Have A Worry-Free Day

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

Most of us are worrying too much on a daily basis. Worrying is not productive, and most of this worry limits our ability to think, produce, perform, and live life. I have several simple and effective strategies for managing daily worries that work for children, tweens, teens, and adults alike.

Are Millenials Shitheads or Just Kinda Alright?

Andrew Nackerud | Posted 04.15.2014 | Comedy
Andrew Nackerud

It seems like every month a new article comes out in a high profile publication either taking a huge crap on my generation, or taking a smaller, more polite crap.

Simple Chemistry

National Center for Arts & Technology | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
National Center for Arts & Technology

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgToday, at the age of 38, Stephanie and her daughter have full medical coverage through her job. 'And,' she says, 'we are completely free of the welfare system.'

Who Owns the Airwaves?

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 10.08.2013 | Media
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

By loudly pouting in the media, the RNC is attempting to exert undue influence over things they do not own. If the networks give in, the RNC will essentially own them. The media outlets should let them keep their debates to themselves.

If Obesity Is a Disease, Who's Going to Treat It?

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

Beyond the obvious lack of training preventing most physicians from being able to effectively treat obesity, there's another issue at stake: physicians just aren't afforded enough time with their patients.

"Grandfather Knows Best"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.28.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Now that I am a grandfather, many people whose children have recently had children have asked for my brilliant advice on how to be a ...

A Child's Mind Undone

Shaman Durek | Posted 05.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Shaman Durek

Many adults are completely separated from the truth of who and what they are, following the patterns of their own conditioning. When these adults interact, they hold the expectation of truthfulness for the other but not for themselves.

The Difference Between Adults and Grown-ups

Daniel Moulthrop | Posted 08.18.2012 | Impact
Daniel Moulthrop

The trick to parenting is in helping young people become grown-ups, capable of imagining consequences, rather than adults who have merely aged into adulthood. But how do you do that?

What We Talk About When We Talk About Talking

Ilana Ross | Posted 05.03.2012 | College
Ilana Ross

The New York Times noted that a current linguistic trend called "vocal fry" is just one in a long line of largely female speech patterns that are seen often seen as a sign of stupidity. Young women who used vocal fry were being dismissed as insecure, naive, and dumb.

PHOTOS: 5 Amazing Adults-Only Retreats

Oyster | Posted 05.16.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Some hotels aren't interested in catering to the baby-toting crowd and we're totally alright with that.

Want Your Kids to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables?: Use Your Creative Side When It Comes to Their Plates

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 03.19.2012 | Parents
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

Hey parents, don't assume your kids share your preferences for food. According to a new study, young children prefer plates that feature a wide variety of foods and colors. Here's how to do it.

I'm With Stupid: Fetch Me My Dinner, Wench, I Mean Mom

Todd Hartley | Posted 11.26.2011 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Just the other day I read a story about an Italian man who, at the age of 41, not only still lives with his parents but has forced them to seek legal help to try to get him out of the house.

A Call to Black Families

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

Our families have seen us through many crises, but there have also been threats to black family stability and reports of black family breakdown throughout our history.

Summer Jobs Hit Record Low In Summer 2010

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Only 47.6% of people ages 16 to 24 had jobs in August, the lowest level since the government began keeping track in 1948, the Labor Department said Fr...

Our big problem

Alan Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alan Miller

In this weekend's Wall Street Journal Theodore Dalrymple (the pen name for Anthony Daniels, a retired prison doctor and psychiatrist) was only the lat...