Shanghai: Insider Travel Guide

March 24, 2017

(CNN)Welcome to the future. This is the best of Shanghai, home to more than 20 million residents, 6,000 high-rises (and growing) and a constant chorus of jackhammers. It’s a city striving to set all the benchmarks for the modern world. …


In coach’s rant, a lesson for parents and athletes

March 23, 2017

(CNN)If you’ve been on Facebook this week, chances are you’ve seen someone share comments made by Geno Auriemma, coach of the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team. UConn hasn’t lost a game in more than two years and is in play for a fifth consecutive national title. Even after more than 30 years as head coach at UConn, Auriemma said that recruiting “enthusiastic kids is harder than it’s ever been.” In the video, he said that …


An app that calls Congress for you and yet another Snapchat clone: This week in apps

March 21, 2017

… Image: LILI SAMS/MASHABLE Google launched a new app called Family Link to make parental controls easier and more convenient for parents and kids. Mashable’s Pete Pachal tried out Family Link and wrote up what they got right and what they didn’t. Apple’s next version of iOS will kill hundreds of thousands of apps due to a change by the company. Here’s how to check which of your apps may be in trouble. And finally, that creepy Facebook stalking app was a hoax, but …


When To Start Potty Training Boys And Girls

March 20, 2017

Potty training is a subject that keeps many parents awake at night, browsing forums and sites in search of tips, advice, and proven techniques. But how do you know which potty-training tips will work for your child and which wont? Surely, there is no “one size fits all” solution that applies to both boys and girls at different ages. The truth is that potty-training readiness is related to the physical, emotional, and mental state of your child. Or in simple terms, you cant expect to …


Looking back on the political gambles of May and Sturgeon – BBC News

March 19, 2017

… should be glad. The opposition have ganged up on them several times this term already – should they have to bow to “the will of parliament” all the time, they would have had to repeal the football act, ban fracking, give Highlands and Islands its own board and accept that they are “failing teachers, parents and pupils”. Party politics There are still some party-political elements amid this grand constitutional row. In particular, it has cast the SNP and the …


Mom Becomes Internet Sensation With Her Dollar Store Baby Photo Shoots

March 16, 2017

… Isabel wants to encourage other parents who have the time to create fun photo sets without breaking the bank. “They are just so simple to do, and they are not hard, and I think if parents want to do this for fun, just put a sheet down and do something creative with it,” she says. Due to restrictions, this video cannot be viewed in your region. …


Why I bought my daughter heroin – BBC News

March 10, 2017

… come to you.” And they said, “Well, we can’t do anything today. She won’t actually die from this withdrawal.” And I was shocked at how nobody was taking responsibility and the whole burden was placed on us, as the parents. “It’s your problem, now she’s tagged to your house she has to be there.” You cannot live with someone who’s withdrawing from a 100 a day habit, who’s going to be kicking off and screaming and crying and vomiting …