The Obscene Price We Pay for Narcissistic Parents

The Obscene Price We Pay for Narcissistic Parents

Hard work is for people too dumb to game the system, and disadvantaged members of society are disadvantaged "by choice." Additional costs to the "side door" college admissions scandal: —The honest, genuinely talented youth denied admission because some undeserving rich kid with bogus SAT scores or photoshopped physical prowess finessed their way onto the water polo, rowing, or tennis teams.

The Striking Parallels Between Recovery and Parenting

The Striking Parallels Between Recovery and Parenting

Recovery infused with mindfulness is a process of learning and building the skills of identifying and feeling our emotions, rather than avoiding, numbing, or escaping them.

I've found the perfect travel shoe (and Meghan Markle wears the brand, too)

I've found the perfect travel shoe (and Meghan Markle wears the brand, too)

Rothy's shoes come in four basic styles — the flat , the point , the loafer and the most recent addition, the sneaker , and range in price from $125 to $165.

Jack Be Nimble: Serial Killers Who Escaped Custody

Jack Be Nimble: Serial Killers Who Escaped Custody

Caught in Canada, he escaped custody, in part because he was so agreeable that the officers thought they had the wrong man. Just after Selenski’s arrest, he fashioned a rope from bed sheets in his cell and escaped.

2019 Birth Becomes Her Image Contest shows best birth photos

2019 Birth Becomes Her Image Contest shows best birth photos

Nicole and Mason hope that by sharing stunning pictures of labor, delivery and the postpartum experience they will remind women they have choices when it comes to childbirth. 13 photos Slideshow Birth Becomes Her Photographers share stunning labor, delivery and postpartum images.

The 15 best Valentine's Day gifts for him

The 15 best Valentine's Day gifts for him

From heart-shaped pizzas to slippers, dopp kits and cards — we found 15 affordable and thoughtful Valentine's Day gift ideas for men. Detroit Style Pizza Co. Heart-Shaped Pizza Variety Pack $79 Sometimes you can’t beat a Valentine’s Day date night in.

Mom shocked adopted kids are biological siblings, they were 'Meant to find each other'

Mom shocked adopted kids are biological siblings, they were 'Meant to find each other'

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Mom shocked adopted kids are biological siblings, they were 'Meant to find each other' A Colorado mom noticed her children had several similarities, including a chin dimple.

Why are moms everywhere buying this Amazon coat this winter?

Why are moms everywhere buying this Amazon coat this winter?

Orolay Women's Thickened Down Jacket $130 After New York Magazine wrote about the Orolay coat's unexpected popularity last year, it spread beyond Madison Avenue to the doorsteps of women in other parts of Manhattan — and now you can spot it in Chicago's Lincoln Park, the ski towns of Colorado, Boston's Back Bay, and on the wilds of Instagram, where it is beloved by fashion bloggers.

Rare biracial twins surprise black dad, white mom

Rare biracial twins surprise black dad, white mom

Courtesy of Whitney Meyer It’s unusual for biracial siblings, particularly twins, to look as different as Kalani and Jarani, but there are so many genes that control skin tone and eye color that even scientists don’t even know all the potential ways they can interact.

How to tell kids the story of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

How to tell kids the story of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Judging someone by their wrapping paper tells you nothing at all.” (“My kids will be re-enacting the Alabama Bus Boycott for their parents,” she added.) At Brandeis Marin School in San Rafael, Calif., Kindergarten teacher Marni Shapiro's kids will be re-enacting the Alabama Bus Boycott for their parents as part of learning the story of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

These are the best winter gloves for women 2019

These are the best winter gloves for women 2019

UGG Women's Bow Shorty Water Resistant Sheepskin Gloves, $110+ (depending on color), Amazon TODAY editors, writers and experts take care to recommend items we really like and hope you’ll enjoy!

The best gifts for 9-year-old boys and girls from our 2018 gift guide

The best gifts for 9-year-old boys and girls from our 2018 gift guide

Tech Will Save Us, Electro Dough Kit | Educational STEM Toy, Ages 4 and up $17 Amazon Color Smash is a fast-paced fun family game that, priced at $8 on Amazon, makes a very affordable gift.

Kelsey Berreth’s mother speaks out on daughter’s disappearance

Kelsey Berreth’s mother speaks out on daughter’s disappearance

The mother of a young Colorado woman last seen on Thanksgiving said she remains hopeful her daughter will be found. Kelsey Berreth was last seen publicly on Thanksgiving although police said she sent a text to her employer days later.

Shanna Moakler Shows Off Tummy Tuck 5 Weeks Post-Op

Shanna Moakler Shows Off Tummy Tuck 5 Weeks Post-Op

I am starting to see a difference, still really swollen and some discoloration from bruising but all the lumps and weird pockets by my scar are gone and that makes me really happy, as that was what really bothered me, even though I hid it really well 😂 I’m still wearing compression garment for another three weeks!

TODAY's Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide: 50 gift ideas for everyone on your list

TODAY's Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide: 50 gift ideas for everyone on your list

We love matching family pajamas and any set that includes a pair for your pup is a winner in our book! And no matter who you're looking for, we've got gift guides for everyone on your list, including:

Inspire loved ones with a gift from the new One Small Thing collection

Inspire loved ones with a gift from the new One Small Thing collection

1. TODAY One Small Thing Do Good IPhone Tough Case, $23, NBC 6. TODAY One Small Thing Positivity Is A Super Power Women's Racerback Tank Top, $23, NBC TODAY One Small Thing Positivity Is A Super Power Women's Racerback Tank Top $23.00 NBCStore

Does Beauty Signal Health?

Does Beauty Signal Health?

Ziyi Cai and her colleagues recruited almost 600 young female volunteers for a study of health and attractiveness. Cai found that there were no relationships between any of the health measures and either the attractiveness ratings or the measurements of face shape and color.

15 Black Friday 2018 deals we actually own (and love)

15 Black Friday 2018 deals we actually own (and love)

We’ve combed through all the big sales from retailers like Amazon, Walmart, Nordstrom and more to find the best deals that TODAY editors actually use and love.

Kathie Lee and Hoda reveal their Favorite Things — and they're on sale!

Kathie Lee and Hoda reveal their Favorite Things — and they're on sale!

This week was a special edition of favorite things where Kathie Lee and Hoda chose items as part of TODAY's Black Friday hour-long Steals and Deals extravaganza. Hoda's favorite thing is a Holi-Dazzling Hair kit from Color Wow.

17 best personalized gifts for him, her, kids and babies

17 best personalized gifts for him, her, kids and babies

And nothing says, "I thought long and hard about this," like a personalized gift. Whether it's a monogrammed scarf or a bobblehead designed to look like the recipient, these customized gifts are so unique they could only be for that special someone.

Understanding Bias and Prejudice—And Violence

Understanding Bias and Prejudice—And Violence

Infant research shows that humans are programmed to: generalize and predict, based on experience (by the way, this is what transference is all about in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis); look for cause and effect patterns; internalize the worldview of those around them; be attracted to novelty; feel fear and distress if stimuli occur too fast or are too much, respectively.

The 38 best gifts for teens 2018

The 38 best gifts for teens 2018

For the teen who loves a good selfie, this case provides the perfect combination of protection and great lighting! The perfect gift for the teenage boy you know who loves adventure, this is yet another young adult novel that speaks beautifully to the current social climate.

We found a ton of cute winter coats up to 50 percent off at Nordstrom

We found a ton of cute winter coats up to 50 percent off at Nordstrom

Kenneth Cole New York Faux Fur Trim Puffer Jacket, $100 (usually $150), Nordstrom Kenneth Cole New York Faux Fur Trim Puffer Jacket $100 Nordstrom Cole Haan Signature Quilted Down Jacket with Faux Fur Trim, $180 (usually $220), Nordstrom