Chores

12 Kids Who Effortlessly Outsmarted Their Parents’ Rules

12 Kids Who Effortlessly Outsmarted Their Parents’ Rules
Family & kids
month ago

Parenting is tricky, as there needs to be a balance between being in charge and not going too far. But making rules and teaching kids lessons is tough because they see things differently, leading to funny and unexpected results. A few parents turned to social media to tell hilarious stories about the times they tried teaching their kids something and it totally backfired.

Make Your Chores Almost Effortless With These 30 Smart Items

Make Your Chores Almost Effortless With These 30 Smart Items
Shopping
month ago

Ditch the “adulting is hard” attitude and get ready to meet the coolest, slickest, and downright genius products that’ll make you wonder, “Why didn’t I get these sooner?” Now you’re living in a world where your chores practically do themselves!

I Told My DIL to Get Out of My House for Calling Me Lazy, and Now My Son Is Angry With Me

I Told My DIL to Get Out of My House for Calling Me Lazy, and Now My Son Is Angry With Me
Family & kids
month ago

Being a housewife is often thought of as easy, but it’s actually a complex and demanding job. It goes beyond tasks like cleaning, cooking, budgeting, and childcare. Even though the tasks housewives do are important, some people disrespect them and don’t recognize their contributions. One woman shared her story to talk about the challenges she faces and how people often don’t appreciate her work as a housewife.

My Husband Thinks I’m Selfish for Wanting to Go on Vacation Alone

My Husband Thinks I’m Selfish for Wanting to Go on Vacation Alone
Family & kids
7 months ago

Some experts say being a stay-at-home parent can be one of the most challenging jobs out there. Although you aren’t employed and expected to show up at the office at 8 am., your day also doesn’t end at 5 pm. Stay-at-home moms and dads don’t get PTO, and they’re expected to be in parent mode all the time. This can very quickly lead to burnout, as was the case with one of our readers, and her idea to have some time off to relax wasn’t well-received either.

How Suri Cruise Went From an Ultra- Privileged Kid to a Sweet and Humble Teen Thanks to Single Mom Katie

How Suri Cruise Went From an Ultra- Privileged Kid to a Sweet and Humble Teen Thanks to Single Mom Katie

Being the only child of A-listers Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes certainly means that you’re born with a silver spoon. Yet, Suri Cruise, who is 16 today, seems to have grown up to become a well-rounded, down-to-earth teen who is about to turn into a strong and independent young woman. This is mainly due to her mom’s clever parenting style after her split from Tom in 2012, where she knew how to keep her daughter protected from the pressure of Hollywood and connected to the real world around her.

15 Cleaning Gadgets From Amazon Created by Geniuses

15 Cleaning Gadgets From Amazon Created by Geniuses
Shopping
year ago

85% of people put off doing the chores they hate. Well, the least we can do is to turn it into an exciting activity. Cleaning is not a boring chore anymore. Gadgets on Amazon are proof of that. So let’s take a look at some of the most extraordinary but useful items.

19 Parents Shared the Unusual Methods That Helped Them Keep Their Mini-Humans Under Control

19 Parents Shared the Unusual Methods That Helped Them Keep Their Mini-Humans Under Control
Family & kids
2 years ago

If there is one thing we can all agree on, it’s that raising children is not an easy task for anyone. In order to do a good job, many parents resort to novel strategies, different from those used in traditional education. Although not all of them always work, there are some methods that turn out to have such positive effects, they exceed expectations. And they deserve to be shared with others who are struggling to raise their mini-human beings.

20+ Easy and Effective Hacks to Solve Everyday Problems

20+ Easy and Effective Hacks to Solve Everyday Problems
Tips & tricks
2 years ago

The day-to-day routine can make things like keeping the house clean or saving money seem complicated. But the truth is that some people have found ways to solve some of these daily difficulties without much effort. For example: making a home office, even when there seemed to be no space, or watering plants in a garden without lifting a finger.

10 Important Lessons a Parent Should Teach Their Son to Raise a Strong Man

10 Important Lessons a Parent Should Teach Their Son to Raise a Strong Man
Family & kids
2 years ago

Growing up, there are some important things a boy should know about, such as toxic masculinity. A parent has the power to show their son that there are no rigid definitions of being a man, and they can teach him to talk about his emotions. Helping him to have a healthy relationship with his emotions and to listen to his instincts can improve a man’s quality of life and happiness like nothing else.

14 Household Tricks That Can Really Hack Your Life

14 Household Tricks That Can Really Hack Your Life
Tips & tricks
2 years ago

Sometimes chores just take too much time. And it often happens because we don’t know effective life hacks. Have you ever tried to remove a marker with hair styling products, for example? Or did you know that you just need to cool a pillowcase down to sleep comfortably during warm nights? We’ll tell you about these hacks and many other things in this article.

10 Necessary Skills To Teach Your Child Before They Turn 13

10 Necessary Skills To Teach Your Child Before They Turn 13
Family & kids
2 years ago

According to this study, kids who have been taught important social skills are more likely to have healthier and more successful lives as adults, thanks to better education, jobs, and overall quality of life. The study proves how crucial it is to teach our kids much-needed skills from an early age so that they can live better as adults, and so that they can be better people in general.

8 Things Couples Do to Make Their Marriage Last

8 Things Couples Do to Make Their Marriage Last
Relationships
2 years ago

Moving in together is a decision that can either make or break a couple. All the time they spend together may help strengthen their bond, but the 24/7 interaction also exposes them to everything — the good, the bad, and the ugly. Living together may sound like a lot of work, but there are several ways for couples to overcome challenges together.

11 Tricks to Teach Your Kids Responsibility From a Young Age

11 Tricks to Teach Your Kids Responsibility From a Young Age
Family & kids
2 years ago

It’s better to start teaching our kids how to be responsible as early as 3 years old. This will help them develop the skill for a longer time. They will also be better equipped when managing tasks as they start going to school and eventually enter into society at large.

Couples Therapists Share 13 Daily Habits That Will Make Your Relationship Stronger Than Ever

Couples Therapists Share 13 Daily Habits That Will Make Your Relationship Stronger Than Ever
Relationships
2 years ago

Research shows that simple habits like staying in contact during the day and going to bed at the same time can help your relationship flourish. Although that may seem obvious, many therapists and psychologists tell us how important these little actions actually are for creating closeness and trust. Find a way that works for your relationship dynamic and start practicing these habits.

15 Things Couples Forget to Discuss Before Getting Married

15 Things Couples Forget to Discuss Before Getting Married
Relationships
2 years ago

A lack of compatibility and communication are 2 of the most common reasons people get divorced. People who wish to enter into a lifelong marriage should definitely lay their expectations and history out on the table before saying “I do.” That way, they can at least be prepared for when they face any obstacles as spouses.

15 Parents Shared What Made Them Realize Their Kids Were Actually Small Adults

15 Parents Shared What Made Them Realize Their Kids Were Actually Small Adults
Family & kids
3 years ago

As parents, we think we know our children. Of course, we live with them, and we know what they are like and how they act in certain situations. However, they often catch us off guard. It’s then that we realize that we don’t know everything about them. Attitudes that we simply could not have predicted show us a completely different side to our beloved children and teach us that, despite believing we are their guides in life, they’re independent beings—sometimes much more than we imagine.

8 Science-Backed Traits of Parents Who Raise Successful Kids

8 Science-Backed Traits of Parents Who Raise Successful Kids
Family & kids
3 years ago

Parenting is, no doubt, a 24×7 job, and you’ll never find a guide on how to raise a perfect child, no matter how long you search for it on Amazon. But different studies have uncovered some parenting strategies and traits with which you’re more likely to set your kid up for success in life.

Experts Say Kids Who Are Used to Doing Chores Become More Successful

Experts Say Kids Who Are Used to Doing Chores Become More Successful
Curiosities
year ago

75 years — that’s how long it took to conduct the Harvard Grant Study that revealed the state of success and happiness depends on 2 things: love and work ethic. And if it’s more or less obvious with love, the idea that children doing chores are more likely to succeed in the future is surely news.

10 Wise Rules That Our Parents Followed, but That We’ve Forgotten

10 Wise Rules That Our Parents Followed, but That We’ve Forgotten
Family & kids
4 years ago

When we become parents ourselves, we realize our own parents might have had more sense than we usually give them credit for (and they probably realized the same thing about your grandparents!) Even today, we can admit that a lot of the words of wisdom families of the past used to live by... are actually pretty good advice.

The Way Your Partner Displays Affection Reveals What They Value in You

The Way Your Partner Displays Affection Reveals What They Value in You
Relationships
4 years ago

Saying “I Love You” is possibly the easiest way to let somebody know that you care about them, but it isn’t the only way. When it comes to expressing emotions, every individual is different. While some use words, others rely more on actions and gestures. The way your significant other displays affection may not be the same way you do, which can make you anxious about your relationship and make you feel less desired.

13 Cleaning Tips for Those Who Are Tired of the Mess in Their House

13 Cleaning Tips for Those Who Are Tired of the Mess in Their House
Home
4 years ago

It’s not possible to find such a person who is indifferent to messiness. We like when our home is clean, tidy, and cozy. However, this can only happen after a thorough cleaning. Sometimes it seems that we’ve become victims of a vicious cycle of messiness. But we’ve prepared a few little secrets for you that’ll help you to keep your environment tidy and in order.