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What Every Parent Should Know About the 'Dark Web'

Common Sense Media | Posted 08.28.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

If your kid downloads Tor or knows other kids who are on it, it's important to talk about the implications. The Deep Web isn't a safe place to hang out.

3 Ways To Be a Better Parent Right Now

Joni Edelman | Posted 08.28.2015 | Parents
Joni Edelman

Tequila. Drink it. Just kidding. Here are three real, actual things you can do to make parenting even slightly more pleasant. And none of them involve Disneyland or Pinterest.

Taking My Own Advice

Jessica Winterstern | Posted 08.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Winterstern

How we nourish ourselves in terms of what we consume and the kind of attention we give our bodies has a huge impact on our health. Self-love is essential in this equation.

Everything You Need to Know About Renting With Pit Bull-Type Dogs

Jade Rouzeau | Posted 08.26.2015 | Good News
Jade Rouzeau

If you have a pet who finds herself on what is commonly referred to as a "restricted" breed list, I am certain you have experienced discrimination against your four-legged family member. Sometimes it doesn't matter how impeccable your credit is or that you are a responsible pet parent with a well-behaved furry family member.

Disarming the Selective College Arms Race: 6 Strategies for Parents

Hélène Tragos Stelian | Posted 08.26.2015 | College
Hélène Tragos Stelian

So how can we, the parents, help our kids navigate this crazy arms race of elite college admissions without feeding the beast? While we may be powerless to change the system, what steps can we take to make the best of a difficult situation, for our kids, our families, and our communities?

The Best Celebrity Advice from Mondays with Marlo

Posted 08.25.2015 | MarloThomas

We've had so many wonderful celebrity guests over the years, and they've all left us with thoughts to remember. Whether it was a lesson, a bit of advi...

5 Times John Green Offered Advice Everyone Should Follow

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 08.24.2015 | Teen

John Green has a way with words, even when they're not on the pages of his best-selling books.  Between building up his Nerdfighter community&nbs...

Advice on College Application Essay Writing

Kevin Liu | Posted 08.23.2015 | College
Kevin Liu

Because one essay will be a testament to your passions, strengths and character, it can be an important component of the application. Thus, it is worth spending some time to compose something that accurately represents you, and stands out against the backdrop of other applicants

5 Ways to Show Your Appreciation to Your Partner (and Save Your Relationship in the Process)

Em & Lo | Posted 08.21.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Here are five ways to demonstrate your appreciation to your partner -- in other words, this is how to remind your partner that you still notice them. Trust us, noticing goes a long way in a relationship.

3 Kinds of Apps to Watch Out for This School Year

Common Sense Media | Posted 08.26.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

If your kid is among the 73% of teens who have access to a smartphone, you're well aware of the app obsession that can take over a brain and body in seconds.

Why I Stopped Giving Unsolicited Advice

Sezin Koehler | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Sezin Koehler

What a relief to let go of that cumbersome crutch of advice-giving and get down to the business of being an active and supportive friend, finding out what they need from me, not saddling them with what I think they need.

People Aged 7 To 93 Give Advice To Younger Selves

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.21.2015 | Fifty

When you need advice, who better to listen to than someone older and wiser. No matter your age -- old or young -- time always brings a uniqu...

Wholesaling: The Real Estate Investment Niche for Everyone

Dean Graziosi | Posted 08.19.2015 | HuffPost Home
Dean Graziosi

Three or four TV and cable networks are wowing viewers with successful real estate "fix and flip" shows. After all, it's exciting to see an entrepreneurial person or couple successfully buying, rehabbing and selling homes for hefty profits. There's adventure in the negotiations, working with temperamental contractors and selecting finishes and fixtures. It's a great business

In the Office: What's Your Role?

Marshall Cannon | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
Marshall Cannon

Playing your role is not a limitation to your success. In fact, playing your role can allow you an opportunity to see things from a different perspective than you had envisioned.

The Next Best Thing Isn't Always What's Best

Adina Evans | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Adina Evans

I'm not trying to say that there will be no more great moments in the future, but we need to realize that sometimes the grass is greenest right where we are standing and we should be living for the moments we have right now before it's too late.

Where And When To Spend Your Money On Home Improvements

Ryan Poelman | Posted 08.17.2015 | HuffPost Home
Ryan Poelman

It's not hard to find articles about which home improvement projects will yield the highest payback in a sale. I checked on a few, and they all have pretty similar selections for high-payback remodels. I also found a couple of articles about what NOT to spend your money on.

Avoiding Home Buyer Remorse

Scott Yancey | Posted 08.17.2015 | HuffPost Home
Scott Yancey

As the media continue to report an improving real estate market and rising prices, it may be putting some pressure on those who have been sitting on the sidelines. Interest rates are still low, and rising price news could be pulling some buyers into the market just to try and get ahead of even higher prices in the short term.

Age Is But a Number

Erin Parker | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Parker

The friends of a lifetime are right in front of you. Don't waste another minute of your 20s without the ones who will serve as your compass, your soft pillow to fall on, your confidant, and your unwavering hand to hold.

Jonas Mekas: Advice to the Young

Louisiana Channel | Posted 08.17.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

The godfather of American avant-garde cinema, filmmaker and poet Jonas Mekas, whom we met in his Brooklyn-home, has a clear piece of advice for aspi...

15 Things Parents of First-Year College Students Should Never Do

Harlan Cohen | Posted 08.13.2015 | College
Harlan Cohen

1. Get Carried Away in Hysterics: No one wants to be the freshman of the mom who literally couldn't let go, fell, hit her head, and got carried aw...

5 Teacher-Approved Apps to Get Kids Ready for Kindergarten

Common Sense Media | Posted 08.13.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

With the first day right around the corner, here's a solid "app kit" for kindergartners that includes both academic skill builders and soft-skills strengtheners.

Deadlines and the Future of Writing

Lisa Schwarz | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business
Lisa Schwarz

Writers are always prone to be overly busy with projects -- it might be the existential fear that is programmed into their minds (that is, if they are not Stephen King), as they often times do not know where the next project will come from.

How to Choose and Use Foundation

Eve Pearl | Posted 08.10.2015 | Style
Eve Pearl

How often have we heard that "your face is a canvas"? Really?! Who said it was a compliment to think of our face as a flat surface made for painting? I don't know about you, but the faces I work with (including my own) have many different dimensions.

An Open Letter to My Future Child

Emma Shenton | Posted 08.10.2015 | Parents
Emma Shenton

Dear potential future child: despite the fact that there are 7 billion some people that exist in this world, you are relevant and always will be. You are your best possible self every minute of every day because you are human, and I love you for it.

5 Ways Your Money Choices Are Making You Sick

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.06.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

An overwhelming 70 percent of married couples fight about money, according to a 2014 Money survey. If this sounds familiar, it's not only making your home life unpleasant -- it's also bad for your health.