Self-control helps us lead healthy and productive lives, but is often the first to go under the weight of mounting pressures. As parents it is even more important for us to model self-control for our kids - our children are among a generation where self-regulation is becoming a real problem.
Ask.fm, a popular social network site, scoured their pages and compiled a list of the 20 hottest slang terms and acronyms that teens are using. Though terms tend to vary from network to network, this is a good overview across the board. This list should keep you from saying or doing something embarrassing - like inviting your kids to come watch Netflix and Chill.
1. TBR - To Be Rude. Said before someone reveals a harsh truth: "TBR I think you suck." Seems redundant on rudeness.
Nicknamed "momo" - as in monoamniotic-monochorionic - the six-month-old twins are Instagram sensations because they are so adorable you just want to reach inside the images of them in matching outfits and gobble them up whole!
FitBit is a nifty little gadget, isn't it? Not only does the watch track your heart rate, fitness levels and, in some models, your sleep patterns, but it can also tell you things about your body that you didn't hitherto know.
Angie Lynch is a Native Floridian without a tan, probably because she spends her days hard at work inside on the magical internet. For the past several years, Angie has worked way too hard at building clout as an influencer in food and margaritas as well as being a source for laughable pop culture commentary on her blog, A Whole Lot of Nothing. In addition to that nonsense, Angie recommends books on Smut Book Club, is a contributing writer to Mom.me, spreads the word of Awesome at We Know Awesome, and tries to be a very professional content creator for local business blogs. Stalk her properly on Twitter @alotofnothing and on Facebook.
Are you planning to send Valentine’s Day goodies into school? Traditions are important in families, in cultures, and in creating a sense of community. When holidays come around throughout the school year, students get excited about taking time away from the everyday academics and bringing some traditions into the classroom. Enter Valentine’s Day, with its chocolaty treats, candy hearts, and little paper cards adorned with trendy characters. The students have their Cupid arrows aimed at a Valentine extravaganza.