7 ancient tips to good behavior, straight from the sage Erasmus and his compatriots, the esteemed Francis Bacon, Sydney Smith and Lord Chesterfield, as recommended by our resident happiness expert.
Jay-Z takes a music break to "hang out" with his new baby Blue Ivy Carter. He reflects a new trend as daddy nurturer – most white collar men polled ina a new study want to spend more time at home with their new babies.
The giving and receiving of praise is one of life's most exquisite pleasures, says our happiness expert.
Let it be: learning to let go and live in the moment instead of constantly worrying about the future implications of yours and your children's emotions. Take a deep breath and simply accept what's happening right now.
A salad to satisfy spring cravings.
Foamflower is a perennial plant that comes in two forms, clumping and creeping. Both Tiarellas are favorites with gardeners who have shade.
The 'Mean Girls' effect: a new study shows that teenagers and the quest for popularity, depicted as 'normal' by the media and in pop culture, carries risk.
'How to spot a predator.' Really? Our free-range parenting expert sounds off on some parents' continuing 'stranger danger' fears of child predators.
'La Boheme' makes a classic new again, while Sondheim's 'Follies' is a show only now being hailed as a masterwork.
The most popular baby names in the US are Sophia (for girls) and Jacob (for boys), according to the Social Security Administration's new list of top 2011 baby names. But if history is any guide, it won't take long before Sophia goes the way of Barbara (No. 764).
TV networks ABC and the CW shared what will be cancelled at the end of this season.
Jessica Simpson says her a 'vintage '70s' maternity clothing line is for moms to proudly show off their "baby bumps." Indeed.
The cheese gives the dish a salty-meatiness and the lemon provides a balancing freshness.