Waiting For The Impulsive Brain To Mature

Posted January 24, 2008 by Julie Rains

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ScienceDaily reports “In youth with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the brain matures in a normal pattern but is delayed three years in some regions, on average, compared to youth without the disorder...” What does this mean for parents of overly active, somewhat impulsive, and imperfectly inattentive children?

When Binge Eating Becomes a Disorder

Posted January 23, 2008 by Natalie Barnes

Sometimes a little junk food can be as simple as enjoying treats. But there are some people who overdo it on an ongoing basis and have no control over it, that is when you have to consider Binge Eating Disorder.

Negotiating Flexible Work Arrangements: Part 2 – Nailing Down the Details

Posted January 23, 2008 by Lela Davidson

Want to work from home? Reduced hours? Job-share? When neogitiating flexible working arrangements, presentation is everything. Read through this advice before sitting down with current or potential employers.

Negotiating Flexible Work Arrangements: Part 1 – Set Yourself Up For Success

Posted January 22, 2008 by Lela Davidson

Read this before you sit down with a current or future employer. Worker bees are plentiful, but if you've got valuable skills you can negotiate whatever terms you like. All you need to do is bulk up your confidence and do your homework. The keys are selling yourself and knowing your worth.

Cutting the Cost of Having Kids

Posted January 22, 2008 by Meredith Cole

Everyone says that having a baby is expensive. And they are right… But there are a few things you can do to make sure some of your cash goes where it belongs—into that college fund.

What would Martin Luther King say about the war in Iraq?

Posted January 21, 2008 by Will Chen

This excerpt from one of King's best anti-war speeches is a fierce condemnation of the kind of war we're waging in Iraq.

Making the Most of Realtor.com

Posted January 21, 2008 by Lela Davidson

Use these tips to get maximum value from your real estate browsing time. Learn how to avoid common mistakes when scoping out potential homes online. Lela is a veteran re-locater and avid searcher on Realtor.com.

RIAA website hacked with XKCD

Posted January 19, 2008 by Will Chen

Here's the "hacked" page, and here's a screenshot when that RIAA page gets taken down. OK, it's more of a case sloppy coding than an actual hack. But the XCKD commentary was pitch perfect.

Baby’s First Birthday Doesn’t Have to be Lavish

Posted January 19, 2008 by Linsey Knerl

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There’s no need to feel guilty if you decide to forgo the pomp and dismiss the circumstance. Chances are, your birthday boy or girl will be none the wiser. In fact, the more exciting and lavish your party is, the better the chances are that the little partygoer won’t enjoy it much at all.

The One-Armed Chef: Tomato Butter Sauce

Posted January 17, 2008 by Caitlin Giles

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A recipe for a home-cooked, delicious dinner you can make for your family while simultaneously holding your cranky toddler and entertaining your other children.