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7 Questions to Ask Yourself at the End of the Year

Polly Irungu | Posted 11.30.2015 | College
Polly Irungu

2015 is coming to a close - whether we are ready or not; whether we like it or not. I am not ready, and I wish I had a few more weeks, but here are a few reflections to ponder: what worked and what could possibly change?

Three Most Important Steps To Help Someone In A Health Crisis

Dr. Franky Dolan | Posted 11.20.2015 | Fifty
Dr. Franky Dolan

Many people write me, asking about how to respond to someone who is diagnosed with a serious illness. People often want very badly to say or do the "right" thing.

10 Reasons Why Life Without Sleep Isn't So Bad

Chris Cate | Posted 11.18.2015 | Parents
Chris Cate

The average person may spend one-third of their life sleeping, but parents aren't average people. We spend all three-thirds of our lives trying to put other people to sleep while never experiencing true relaxing sleep ourselves.

10 Ways to Get the Most of Your Doctor's Visit

Kathy C. Maupin MD | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy C. Maupin MD

If you prepare for your doctor's visit ahead of time and actively participate with your doctor in your care, then you will have fewer questions about what you are to do next, and you will not feel like you are at the mercy of the "medical system" that seems to rush through everything.

16 Common Phrases Lost In Toddler Translation

Chris Cate | Posted 06.08.2015 | Parents
Chris Cate

Parent Says: "This is my food. Eat your own." Toddler Hears: "Consider everything on my plate your own. But don't eat it all. Spit it out in my hand."

These Are The Happiest Countries In The World

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 04.28.2015 | Good News

Calling all fans of cheese, chocolate and mountains. Turns out the happiest place on Earth may be just right for you. In the 2015 World Happiness ...

An Alphabetized List of Sleeping Positions for Parents of Young Children

Chris Cate | Posted 03.22.2015 | Parents
Chris Cate

The "A" position: When a toddler climbs into bed with their parents and wedges them apart at their hips.

Top YouTube Video Trends, Video and Stars of 2014

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.21.2015 | Technology
Shira Lazar

We all know 2014 was all about the booty. Anything else proved intensely uninteresting to our collective national Anaconda.

10 Things I Learned Within My First Two Months Of College

Breana Brill | Posted 01.04.2015 | College
Breana Brill

It hasn't been hard just because I'm from out of state, or that school itself is really challenging, but I also don't have a guiding hand to give me advice like I did in high school.

Make A List, You'll Feel Better

Laura Usky | Posted 01.03.2015 | Parents
Laura Usky

So, Halloween is over and we will be finding candy wrappers hidden in our kids rooms for weeks to come. But before the holidays are here and you're scrambling to finish cookies, last-minute gifts and decorating, take a simple bit of advice.

40 Under 40: Latinos in American Politics

Pablo Manriquez | Posted 12.07.2014 | Latino Voices
Pablo Manriquez

While Latinos remain underrepresented in government, more Latinos are doing important work in Washington than ever before.

Create an Online Gift Registry for Your Baby and Get the Items You Need and Want

Nancy Lee | Posted 10.20.2014 | Parents
Nancy Lee

Online gift registries are making it easy and convenient for expectant parents to get everything on their wish lists.

What Are the Best Colleges in Illinois?

Reboot Illinois | Posted 10.11.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

We pulled out the 15 highest-ranked Illinois schools. The top two both placed in the top 25 overall. The rankings of seven of the Illinois schools are below, with their national rank in parentheses.

11 Tips For Dealing With A Cancer Diagnosis

Lisa Marie Wilson | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Marie Wilson

I'm the fifth generation of my family to get cancer, but only the second person to survive it. It's a journey through which I've learned about what to do, and what not to do, when dealing with disease. The following list is what I email to everyone who contacts me when they, or someone they love, has cancer.

New Laws in Illinois You Don't Want to Miss

Reboot Illinois | Posted 09.21.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

On January 1, many new Illinois laws went into effect, including prohibiting cellphone use while driving and a speed limit increase on some Illinois highways. Since then, the spring session of the Illinois General Assembly brought another batch of new laws and other actions. Here are five.

15 Real Upworthy and BuzzFeed Titles Where One Word Has Been Replaced With 'Boner'

Meg Favreau | Posted 06.15.2014 | Comedy
Meg Favreau

14 Horrifying Boners From Fast Food Workers

Four Reasons Why You Are Probably Not Going to Hell

Brett Gallaher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Brett Gallaher

This may come as a shock, but despite what your ex says about you, you're probably not going to Hell. Relieved? Good! But I hate to break it to you that your ex isn't going to Hell either.

Love and Logic Equals Great Marketing

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

The greatest marketers of all are those who love marketing, use logic to track and read results and who understand the value of testing and live it everyday.

23 Phases Of Going To Dinner With Friends

Posted 08.24.2013 | Comedy

Everyone loves going out to dinner with their favorite group of friends. It's choosing the restaurant, figuring out what we're going to order, and the...

27 Females Kicking Ass On TV (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.18.2013 | Crime

Nancy Reagan once said a woman is like a tea bag — that you can never tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. When it comes to lad...

12 Evil Ways to Make Your Book More Marketable

Jeff Klima | Posted 08.13.2013 | Books
Jeff Klima

Look, we've all seen the same lists preaching better methods of how to sell books -- this isn't exactly that kind of list. This list focuses more on desperation and depravity, the Double D's.

Best Road Trip Songs for Summer

Nathan Harden | Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel
Nathan Harden

There's something alluring about throwing a bag in the back of your car and hitting the road in the summer time. Open spaces, scenic overlooks, unexpected detours. And, of course, no road trip would be complete without music. Here's a list of five great road trip songs.

It's Time to Delist Cuba

Arturo Lopez Levy | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
Arturo Lopez Levy

Characterizing Cuba as a terrorist state--and more generally implying that the island in any way poses any threat to U.S. security--hinders the United States' ability to develop a strategic vision for post-Fidel Cuba.

14 Things We've Stopped Worrying About -- And You Should Too

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 12.18.2012 | Women

With every passing season, year, spate of "character building experiences," there are things we've just stop worrying about. Maybe it's due to accumul...

15 Tips to Help Moms Survive in the Suburbs

Jenny Isenman | Posted 01.20.2013 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Nearly a decade ago, I moved to the suburbs from NYC. In that time I've learned some pretty important things to ensure my survival, nay, my sanity.