Most dads say they spend too little time with their children; about a quarter live apart from them


Hero Images via Getty Images U.S. fathers today are spending more time caring for their children than they did a half-century ago. Still, most (63%) say they spend too little time with their kids and a much smaller share (36%) say they spend the right amount of time with them, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in August ...

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Iran’s Guard Claims Victory Against Anti-Government Protests


TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said on Sunday that the nation and its security forces have ended the wave of unrest linked to anti-government protests that erupted last month. In a statement on its website, the force blamed the unrest on the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia, as well as an exiled opposition group known as the ...

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Mastering the Parenting Backpedal When You Lose Your Cool


People respond with anger when they feel hurt, upset, frustrated, afraid or threatened in some way. As one of the most powerful of emotions, anger activates every organ and muscle in the entire body, engaging the flight-or-fight response designed to protect you from perceived enemies. However, your kids are not your enemies. While it’s common to lose your cool with ...

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Shell looks to shale production for rapid growth


Ed Crooks in New York January 7, 2018 The growth of Royal Dutch Shell’s oil and gas operations in the next decade will depend on shale production, its chief executive has said, in the latest sign of western energy groups pinning their hopes for expansion on those “unconventional” resources. Ben van Beurden told the Financial Times that he saw chemicals, ...

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Avoidable Errors that Could Upend Your Retirement Plans


Many Americans are delaying retiring due to the loss they endured with the economic turndown that started in 2008, and they are still recovering. Many people are looking to keep working as long as they can to have enough money for medical, housing and other necessities. The United States Department Labor reports that fewer than half of Americans assessed what ...

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Top 5 Winter Sun Destinations for Foodies


There’s a lot to be said for the Danish concept of hygge for getting through a cold, long winter. But for those of us who believe that ice belongs in old fashioneds rather than underfoot, there are plenty of foodies sun destinations to explore in 2018. Here are five hot and delicious options that won’t involve overstuffed beaches and lines for ...

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Trump says he’s open to talks with North Korea, hopes rogue nation participates in Winter Olympics


President Trump told reporters at a news conference at Camp David Jan. 6 that he would be willing to speak to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by phone. (The Washington Post) President Trump on Saturday said he remains open to direct talks with North Korea’s regime over its nuclear program and added that he hopes the rogue Asian nation ...

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Parenting Is Comfortably Enforcing Realistic Limits Together


I will never forget the day that I realized I was a lazy father. My son was six when we adopted him and eight when he was diagnosed with Reactive Attachment Disorder. My wife and I had known going in that he had behavioral problems and had been warned that it might be difficult to deal with moving forward. We ...

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'Project Runway' Star Michael Costello Sued for Ripping Off 'Human Skin' Face Mask


‘Project Runway’ Star Sued You’re a Snake … For Ripping Off My Face (Mask)! 1/4/2018 3:41 PM PST EXCLUSIVE Designer Michael Costello ripped off a makeup artist’s face mask and tried slithering away with his own version on the runway … this according to a new lawsuit. The “Project Runway” darling from season 8 has been sued by special effects makeup ...

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The 5 Signs Angels Offer You

angel-in-blue-skies.jpg Angels are truly magnificent beings who are here to serve humankind. They love us with such ferocity it can be overwhelming at times. Why is that love overwhelming? It is untainted. In other words, unconditional. As humans we’ve become programmed that love has conditions. That in itself is another post for love ...

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