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Single mom builds a house from the ground up using YouTube tutorials

Single mom builds a house from the ground up using YouTube tutorials In 2008, single mother of four Cara Brookins felt trapped: she was simultaneously living with a violent and abusive husband and being stalked by a mentally ill ex.She knew that even if she left, she couldn't afford to buy a house big enough for her family.

7 strategies for raising confident girls in the Trump era

7 strategies for raising confident girls in the Trump era For girls, women and their allies who believe in gender equality, the presidency of Donald J.To help navigate those complexities, here are seven strategies that anyone can use to help a girl thrive.

This app will tell you when a pregnant woman needs a subway seat

This app will tell you when a pregnant woman needs a subway seat The "Babee on Board" app — developed by London-based tech firm 10x — wants to solve this problem.The "Request Seat" app is designed for pregnant women who want to request a seat, and the "Offer Seat" app is for commuters wishing to opt-in and offer up their seat.

Frustrated kid politely lets everyone know how he really feels

Frustrated kid politely lets everyone know how he really feels Siblings can be so annoying that sometimes you just absolutely lose it.But, if you're in front of your parents, you have to keep your cool.

Tiniest feminist held up a very important sign at the Women's March

Tiniest feminist held up a very important sign at the Women's March Jenny Sowry and her husband took their 22-month-old daughter and 9-year-old son to march and shared photos of the day on Facebook.I didn’t feel that there was any issue with safety", Sowry told Mashable.

Super talented dad transforms his sons' drawings into beautiful artwork

Super talented dad transforms his sons' drawings into beautiful artwork For one family, artwork done by the kids doesn't just go up on the fridge.With his sons' drawings as a catalyst, Romain decided to use paint and paper to give the drawings his own professional spin.

Mum makes Prince George sailor outfits so your child can dress like the future king

Mum makes Prince George sailor outfits so your child can dress like the future king When he's not dressed up in a cute pair of shorts and long socks, he's wearing a nautical-inspired outfit.So she's selling handmade Prince George-inspired sailor suits on Etsy.

Parents, do not let this dumb sign make you feel guilty about using your phone

Parents, do not let this dumb sign make you feel guilty about using your phone The image was posted on Facebook on Friday by Juliana Farris Mazurkewicz, who took it as she arrived for pickup at her kids' daycare outside Houston.But it also presumes that you're a bad parent if you're not paying wrapt attention to your children 24 hours a day.

PepsiCo CEO Indrani Nooyi reveals why she writes letters to parents of her senior executives

PepsiCo CEO Indrani Nooyi reveals why she writes letters to parents of her senior executives Hence, it came as no surprise when she admitted to writing personal letters as a mark of gratitude to the parents of her senior executives.It occurred to me that I had never thanked the parents of my executives for the gift of their child to PepsiCo.

You'll never be able to un-see this kid dressed up as a frog

You'll never be able to un-see this kid dressed up as a frog Racked reporter Chavie Lieber shared an adorable and mildly terrifying photo of her nephew Sammy dressed up in a homemade frog costume on Thursday, much to the delight of the internet." Lieber's sister Nechama put her DIY skills to the test, and using some ping-pong balls, a morph suit and some red and white striped shorts from Amazon, the Frog Nephew costume was born.

Thoughtful dad sends flowers not to his wife, but to his dog

Thoughtful dad sends flowers not to his wife, but to his dog This is exactly what caused a very sweet dad to send flowers home, because he knew his loved one was going through a rough time.His wife signed for the flowers, touched and grateful.

Very relatable child loses it when the internet goes down

Very relatable child loses it when the internet goes down There are a few things more frustrating than Wi-Fi problems, especially when you're dealing with internet provided by a hotel.Like any good dad, YouTuber Rod Squad decided to record his son's temper tantrum after he learned the hotel they were staying in changed its Wi-Fi credentials.

The Lego Batman Movie Gave My Daughter a New Way to Understand the Concept of Family

The Lego Batman Movie Gave My Daughter a New Way to Understand the Concept of Family Over the weekend, another parent invited my daughter and me to join him and his kids at an afternoon showing of The Lego Batman Movie.Her response to me when I asked her about seeing The Lego Batman Movie was an immediate “no.

This social experiment takes a devastating look at academic pressure placed on students

This social experiment takes a devastating look at academic pressure placed on students In 2013 alone, 2,471 suicides in India were attributed to "failure in examination," according to the National Crime Records Bureau.It's a stark reminder of how teenagers and students are disproportionately affected by India's suicide crisis, but the academic pressure students face isn't just in school — it's at home, too.

Dads, like moms, are at risk of depression after a child’s birth, researchers report

Dads, like moms, are at risk of depression after a child’s birth, researchers report The idea of postpartum depression among new dads is a relatively new one, and the study’s authors say raising awareness about the issue is a critical first step.That, combined with screenings, could help catch symptoms of depression among new fathers and treat them early.

The ridiculous baby monitor that makes parenting even scarier than it already is

The ridiculous baby monitor that makes parenting even scarier than it already is This is not the first monitor to track breathing, though it is the first to do it without needing to attach a battery-operated sensor to the baby.Its major selling point is, of course, that it promises to tell you if your child stops breathing — every parent's recurring nightmare.