The best and easiest indoor houseplants that won't die on you

The best and easiest indoor houseplants that won't die on you

Tom Dobbie/Dorling Kindersley/Getty Images Why you want it: Surely you've seen this indoor houseplant in many homes, since it has such pretty, curving white blooms and dark leaves and it's easy to grow.

Is it OK for toddlers to use a potty in public?

Is it OK for toddlers to use a potty in public?

This seems like a pretty extreme thing to do when your child is potty training, right? Do people really carry around potties so their kids can drop a nugget in public during those torturous days of toilet training?

New to Netflix in May 2019: The best kids, tweens and teens movies to stream

New to Netflix in May 2019: The best kids, tweens and teens movies to stream

Throw in the 1988 " Hairspray " starring Ricki Lake for fun, and " See You Yesterday " about teens who go back in time to stop their brother's shooting death for some dark drama, and it's a well-rounded May. Watch teen romance show, "The Last Summer" starring KJ Apa, "The Cat in the Hat" and "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms" on Netflix in May.

Should We Worry About Cannabis Use Causing Psychosis?

Should We Worry About Cannabis Use Causing Psychosis?

But when assessing the relationship between the two sets of risk factors, using a technique called Mendelian randomization, the authors found only weak evidence for a causal pathway from cannabis use to schizophrenia.

Encourage Mathematical Thinking With These Board Games for Little Kids

Encourage Mathematical Thinking With These Board Games for Little Kids

Photo: AmazonThe best way to help young kids understand math concepts isn’t by standing in front of a white board and rattling off multiplication facts.

The Relationship Between Borderline and Bipolar Disorder

The Relationship Between Borderline and Bipolar Disorder

A recent Norwegian study1 employed PET scanning to compare brain functioning in patients diagnosed with BPD, Bipolar II disorder, and a control group. BAD II patients exhibited distinctly decreased metabolism in the cerebellum, brain stem, and parts of the cortex associated in other studies with neurobiological depression .

New Risks in Smoking Marijuana, Especially High-Potency Weed

New Risks in Smoking Marijuana, Especially High-Potency Weed

A study published yesterday in The Lancet Psychiatry has found significantly increased odds of first psychotic episodes in individuals who smoke marijuana daily and/or who smoke high potency (THC > 10%) cannabis. And combined daily use with high-potency THC increased the odds ratio to 4.8.

Thieves steal pot plant with miscarried baby buried in it

Thieves steal pot plant with miscarried baby buried in it

“We put him into the pot and laid the rose on top, and that’s where he lays.” Shae, the mother of baby Vincent, is nine weeks pregnant, but her family fears the stress of losing him again could cause her to miscarry for a fifth time.Source:Facebook We want him home “All I want is for the person who has taken to it to return it,” Ms Tamati said.

17 easy St. Patrick's Day crafts for kids

17 easy St. Patrick's Day crafts for kids

St. Patrick's Day may be all about wearing green and looking for leprechauns, but the pops of color provided by shamrocks, pots of gold and rainbows are also perfect inspiration for some fun St. Patrick's Day DIY crafts for kids. 3. Paper chain pot of gold Pinned on Pinterest. Pot-of-gold cereal craft Pinned on Pinterest.

A New Way to Capitalize on Your Story

A New Way to Capitalize on Your Story

Take a look at one of the 50+ stories in The Power of Character Strengths . She was asked to share a story about her top character strength of hope . 242) What strengths do you spot in Victoria’s story?

Who can actually use those 'parents with prams' spaces, anyhow?

Who can actually use those 'parents with prams' spaces, anyhow?

The pram park bays in question that the mum posted to Facebook. Next time you're completely mum-frazzled and the kids are screaming and you're desperate for a car park, you can take that pram spot and know there won't be a fine in it.

Do Hormones Change Women’s Taste In Men?

Do Hormones Change Women’s Taste In Men?

Source: Shutterstock The Dual Mating Strategy hypothesis proposes that women will benefit from forming long-term relationships with caring sharing men. Large-scale studies have found little evidence that women’s preferences for masculine men increase at ovulation or are tied to changes in sex hormones over the menstrual cycle.

Teen Pot Use Raises Later Suicide Risk

Teen Pot Use Raises Later Suicide Risk

However, the odds of developing depression as a young adult were 37 percent higher for those who used marijuana in their teen years compared to those who didn't, the findings showed.

'Babies don't want to wear nappies'

'Babies don't want to wear nappies'

Babies don’t want to wear nappies.” Ana Domin, 37, from Sydney, attended two information sessions on elimination communication run by Marnie when her son was nine months old.

Do Animals Feel Grief?

Do Animals Feel Grief?

For simpler emotions such as happiness and fear, there are alternative explanations of behavior, such as that a dog only seems happy because of a reward mechanism, or that a cat only seems afraid because of threat reactions.

Parents 'humiliated' if kids miss swimming lessons under welfare rules

Parents 'humiliated' if kids miss swimming lessons under welfare rules

Parents are also being followed up to see if they're taking their kids to 'mandatory activities' like going to the library. The ParentsNext program requires parents to undertake mandatory activities in order to get their Centrelink payments, the ABC reported.

The interesting reason why the Gates Foundation cut its generous parental leave in half

The interesting reason why the Gates Foundation cut its generous parental leave in half

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest The interesting reason why the Gates Foundation cut its generous parental leave in half The foundation is cutting its 52-week leave policy to six months.

Parents, stop trying to fast-forward your child's development

Parents, stop trying to fast-forward your child's development

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Parents, stop trying to fast-forward your child's development We make up deadlines by which we expect our kids to master skills because it will make our lives easier.

New Jersey adds gender neutral option to birth certificates

New Jersey adds gender neutral option to birth certificates

This also makes it easier for non-binary and transgender people to change their birth certificates to affirm their gender identity. The new law, the Babs Siperstein Bill, makes it easier for people to change their gender on their birth certificates, which can protect young trans and non-binary people from discrimination.

90 Day Fiance’s Elizabeth Potthast, Andrei Castravet Welcome Baby

90 Day Fiance’s Elizabeth Potthast, Andrei Castravet Welcome Baby

The reality star and wife Elizabeth Potthast have welcomed their first child, a baby girl named Eleanor Louise. “We are so blessed to finally meet our baby girl, Eleanor Louise!” the couple said in a statement to Us Weekly .

Here's why you're seeing selfies with cuppas all over Insta

Here's why you're seeing selfies with cuppas all over Insta

We're asking Kidspot readers to pledge their support to the people they love, and let them know that if the time comes that they need help, you'll be listening.

Autism at Work Today and Tomorrow

Autism at Work Today and Tomorrow

Autism at Work began as the idea to identify what autistic people are really good at, provide some supports, and let them do those things better than anyone. Today SAP has 100-some autistic people in Autism at Work and other companies have thousands more in total.

You can now play wizard's chess in real life with this automated chess board

You can now play wizard's chess in real life with this automated chess board

Smart Automated Chess Board, $369, Amazon TODAY editors, writers and experts take care to recommend items we really like and hope you’ll enjoy!

The 1 thing you need to organize your cleaning supplies — and keep kids safe

The 1 thing you need to organize your cleaning supplies — and keep kids safe

24-Pocket SimpleHouseware Over-the-door Shoe Organizer, $8 (usually $10), Amazon TODAY editors, writers and experts take care to recommend items we really like and hope you’ll enjoy! 24 Pockets SimpleHouseware Crystal Clear Over The Door Hanging Shoe Organizer $8 You can also use the same trick to organize your bathroom toiletries!

Deal Alert: From robovacs to blenders, snag 20 percent off refurbished items on Amazon

Deal Alert: From robovacs to blenders, snag 20 percent off refurbished items on Amazon

The Amazon Warehouse is taking 20 percent off a range of best-selling items for a post-holiday sales event . Refurbished Shark ION Robot Vacuum, $190 (retails for $380), Amazon TODAY editors, writers and experts take care to recommend items we really like and hope you’ll enjoy!

Christina El Moussa and husband Ant Anstead start cute New Year's Eve tradition

Christina El Moussa and husband Ant Anstead start cute New Year's Eve tradition

The couple started the jar a year ago and placed a note in it each time they shared a pretty big moment together.

Negative Moods May Trigger Inflammation

Negative Moods May Trigger Inflammation

That said, negative affectivity may trigger more inflammatory cytokines than " Positive Affectivity ." New research ( Graham-Engeland et al., 2018 ) has identified a correlation between negative moods and inflammation.

Only yogurt and bread can sustain me! : Parenting

Only yogurt and bread can sustain me! : Parenting

I keep trying him with new foods but it just gets picked up and thrown off his plate. For some reason I just don’t think he likes the hard food? I really need some advice on getting him to eat.

After failing to convince my 2.5 year old to use the potty we finally decided to ditch the pullups : daddit

After failing to convince my 2.5 year old to use the potty we finally decided to ditch the pullups : daddit

Day 0: Lots of puddles! When his mama took him out to her friends house she put him in a diaper just in case. Undies!" He asked to go potty several times while at her friends house and came home with a dry diaper!

Is Lazy Gnome the new Elf on the Shelf?

Is Lazy Gnome the new Elf on the Shelf?

Having to move the Elf on the Shelf to a creative new place every night can sometimes turn any parent into Scrooge during the Christmas season. Unlike Elf on the Shelf, kids are allowed to touch the Lazy Gnome without fear of angering Santa or mom and dad.

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