How to Teach Your Child Self-Control & Delayed Gratification

Kids are notoriously terrible at waiting. Patience is just not something that comes easily to young children who want everything RIGHT NOW.

With every new piece of technology that comes out, our kids become more and more dependent on instant gratification. As a society we’ve forgotten how to stick with long-term projects and reap the rewards of our patience and hard work.

You’ve probably heard of the famous “Marshmallow Experiment” that was conducted in the 1960s. Four-year-olds were given a marshmallow and told that they could eat it right away, OR they could wait until the researcher came back after 15 minutes and get a second marshmallow.

Most of the children couldn’t wait.

Out of the few children who did wait to get a second mar...

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10 Camper Life Tips Before Hitting The Road Full Time

Travelling in a van is a great way to see the world on a shoestring budget, so it’s no wonder that living the van life has taken off and become such a popular lifestyle choice. The booming number of vandwellers has been helped along the way by many vanlife blogs and van life influencers. However, living in a compact camper van isn’t always going to be as straightforward or as perfect as it looks on Instagram, so we’re here to give you ten camper life tips to help you on your way before hitting the road full time in your tiny home. 

Van life travel is a fantastic experience; it’s incredible to be able to take your tiny house with you wherever you go and wake up in a new place every day but living in a van can be an adjustment. Living in small campers takes practise, but there are things that make travel in a van easier and more enjoyable, so read on if you want to get the best experience possible when you embark on your off grid adventure.  

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Photos From Extraordinary Moments In History

Written by Harmon Leon

Get ready for some great historical nuggets of interest and intrigue. We have 44 - count 'em - 44 photos that chart extraordinary, fascinating, and plain bizarre moments in history.

To wet your whistle, not only do we have a young Marilyn Monroe working in a munitions factory, but we also have awestruck photos of the first tattoo lady, the Statue of Liberty's face arriving by boat, Bea Arthur's military ID, a hunky 21 -year old Winston Churchill, and baseball great Lou Gherig's audition photo to play the role of Tarzan.

Let's journey forth into the wild world of imagery intrigue - with photos that will leave you with some great factoids. Onward!

This young lady working in a Van Nuys, CA factory in 1944 would soon become a movie star by the name of 'Marilyn Monroe'.

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Make Ahead Holiday Side Dishes

The holiday season is in full swing and we all know what that means. Things are really busy! If you’re like us, we want to be able to spend less time stressing and rushing around and more time enjoying our family and friends. So, we rounded up these Make Ahead Holiday Side Dishes to make the big holiday feast much easier. 

By getting a few things done ahead of time, we can have more free time available for visiting with family and special guests during our holiday celebrations. We want those special side dishes for our big holiday dinner, but making a variety of them can be so time-consuming. Use these recipes to make yours ahead of time and enjoy a less hectic holiday! 

Make Ahead Holiday Side Dishes

Make Ahead Holiday Side Dishes
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Favorites: Sleep Masks For Every Skin Concern

We’ve heard the supposed recipe for good skin time and time again: drink lots of water and don’t skip on beauty sleep. But we weren’t born yesterday, and we know that water isn’t going to fix all of our skin woes. When 6-8 hours of beauty sleep just isn’t enough, sleeping masks are a literal dream come true.

So how do they work? Sleeping masks are the final step of a nighttime beauty routine and there’s no need to wait around to wash off the product. They’re meant to stay on the skin overnight when cells are in regeneration mode, so the ingredients can make the most of this crucial time. Of course, there’s a sleeping mask for just about every skin concern and most are formula...

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18 Motivational Office Wall Colors

If you’re on the hunt for home office ideas or are planning to redesign your current space, office wall colors are one of the first design elements to consider. First, plan out the size of your space, color scheme, and the overall look you want to achieve.

Don’t get stuck with outdated
office decor or furniture you don’t absolutely love. This is especially true if you work from home, where creativity is a must-have. Finding a design you adore can take time, but with the right inspiration and motivational color palette, it doesn’t have to be a challenge.

1. Creamy Mint

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Myanmar Through an Ethical Lens

Focus on the People, Not the Politics

Hla de, hla de (beautiful, beautiful),” purrs photographer Nathan Horton. One of his Nikon lenses is focused on the ebony irises of a caramel-skinned woman from the Pa-Oh hill tribe in Shan State, Myanmar. Another protrudes from his hip, dangling from a second camera body like a bonus appendage.

The villager is shy, hesitant to engage with the camera. “I’ve grown old,” she demurs, remembering the British-born photographer from a previous visit. But Horton turns his once imposing lens into a bridge. With a little more encouragement in her native tongue, his subject’s eyes light up and thanaka-smeared cheeks crinkle into a smile, r...

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23 Pretty Wedding Nail Ideas for Brides-to-Be

For a special event like a wedding, you will put a lot of thought into what you are going to wear. You will also be thinking about your hair and makeup, but you need to make sure you don’t forget about your nails. Your nails are an important part of your wedding look, too! With that said we have found 23 stunning wedding nails that you need to see. There are some elegant and beautiful designs for brides. Take a look, any one of these will be perfect for any wedding day!

1. Elegant, Matte Love Nails

Weddings are all about love so celebrate that with your nails! This first nail idea features light nails with two accent designs. One of the nails has the letters ‘l’ and ‘o’ and the other has ‘v’ and ‘e’ which spell love. The design is elegant and is perfect for the occasion. You can create letters by hand with a stencil or with a sticker.

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21 Rose Shoulder Tattoo Ideas for Women

Rose tattoos are very popular and this is no surprise. These are beautiful flowers and are many people’s favorite, but they also have significant meanings too. Each color of a rose symbolizes something different, so a red rose can represent love while a pink one can show gratitude. Now another tattoo that people often choose is a shoulder tattoo. A shoulder tattoo is stylish and it can be covered or shown off whenever you choose. If you combine these both together you get an amazing tattoo. So, that is why today we are showing you 21 of the most stunning rose shoulder tattoos. We have unique roses, patterned designs, small tattoos and more. Take a look, you will soon want to book in for your next tattoo!

1. Small Rose Shoulder Tattoo

First up we have this small rose tattoo. The flower is tattooed on the shoulder with a simple black ink design. It is a stylish and minimal tattoo that will suit everyone. You can keep it subtle like this or you can go...

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27 Exciting Hair Colour Ideas: Radical Root Colours & Cool New Spring Shades!

If you like to pick up the coming trends before they become mainstream, check these radical hair colour ideas for 2017!

Maxime Simoens’ spring 2017 show featured fashions based around youthful and individual looks worn by hip kids at the Burning Man festival. So there was a noticeably 1970’s flavour with strong blocks of bright colour, fun slogan T-shirts and these completely new hair colour ideas.

Rainbow colour roots!

The models were wearing bright blue, green, yellow and pink colour on the top of their medium length hairstyles at the roots around the centre parting and the crown. What a fabulous new way to cover your unwanted ‘root growth’ and a daring departure from balayage and ombré hair colour ideas.

Pretty Hair Colour Ideas /Via

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