The Way to End Power Struggles With Your Child

The number one frustration of parents everywhere seems to be figuring out how to deal with power struggles. It’s the theme that keeps repeating itself over and over again, from generation to generation.

We’ve come up with all sorts of nifty ideas about how to solve power struggles…. Timeouts and taking away “privileges” always top the list for the most common techniques. Those are closely followed by more positive strategies like giving choices, being playful, or using distractions.

But none of these options get to the root of the issue, and therefore none of them work in isolation for very long. To figure out how to solve power struggles once and for all, we need to address where they actually come from.

Now let me warn you… What I’m about to share with you is not one of the “traditional” ways of handling power struggles. There’s no gimmicks, rewards, or punishments.

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Street Portraits of the Incredible Cargo People Carry on Motorbikes in Hanoi

Motorcycle Delivery Hanoi Photos by Jon Enoch

 

If you’ve ever been to Southeast Asia, you know that motorcycles (or scooters) are the transport of choice for many locals. In dense cities such as Hanoi, the narrow streets are usually clogged with them, and there’s always the low hum of engines in the air. The 2-wheelers are perfect for zipping around from one spot to the next, but they’re also surprisingly useful for transporting cargo.

Intrigued by the scooter culture in Hanoi, London-based photographer Jon Enoch captures the vast and unusual motorbike loads across the Vietnamese city. “When I...

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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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5 Winter Kid’s Outfits for Any Events

Introduce your kids to the winter season cheer with cute clothes! Many retail and online stores sell cheap kid’s outfits with the perfect designs for winter events. You can find all types of clothes, from the cute and colorful to something more perfect for transitional ages.

Here are several outfit design ideas you can browse for the little ones.

1. Anything with Winter Colors

The easiest way to dress up kids for Christmas is choosing the winter colors. Red, emerald green, cobalt blue and stark black and white. You can combine several colors into one outfit, but make sure there is one main color that dominates the others.

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Custom Steam Engine-Powered Motorcycle Looks Straight out of a Sci-Fi Fantasy

In 2014, Netherlands-based custom motorcycle shop Revatu Customs unveiled the Black Pearl, an utterly unique creation that looks like a cross between a motorcycle and a locomotive. The showpiece vehicle, which is named after Jack Sparrow’s infamous pirate ship, is powered by a functioning steam engine, with a rear wheel driven by a large crankshaft.

The one-of-a-kind motorcycle is perfect for steampunk enthusiasts or just fans of cool-looking rides. Although the Black Pearl may look impressive, however, riders are more likely to enjoy a leisurely pace than an adrenaline-filled race–the motorcycle travels at top speeds of only 5 miles per hour.

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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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10 Food Photography Lighting Tips That Will Improve Your Photos

If you’ve ever heard that “natural light is best” for food photography, then you’re not alone. But natural light isn’t the only way to create beautiful food photography. In this post, we’re going to cover 10 tips to help you use lighting more effectively in your food photography.

1. Control Natural Light

Natural light is temperamental, we can’t control it, so things like the intensity, color temperature and direction are subject to change at any point throughout the shoot. But natural light can produce incredible food photos, so here are some ways you can work with natural light more successfully:

  1. Use a south-facing window. This will help you avoid direct sunlight, giving your photos a more consistent look.
  2. Use a diffuser. A diffuser is a thin sheet of material that is used to soften the light. When you’re working with natural...

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20 of the Best Science Bulletin Boards and Classroom Decor Ideas

Looking for ways to take your science lab or classroom up a notch? Look no further than these amazing science bulletin boards and classroom decor ideas!

1. Explore the solar system.

Science Bulletin Boards Solar System Abbot Beyne

It’s the 3D planets that really make this solar system board pop. Have students help create them from styrofoam balls or papier-mâché.

Source: Abbot Beyne

2. Make science sparkle! 

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7 Tips For Toilet Training Your Puppy or Dog

1. Manage and supervise to avoid mistakes

Try your best to limit the opportunities your dog has to toilet in undesirable locations.

Dog Toilet Training 1

every time your dog goes in a certain place it increases the chances that he will go there again next time. you can help to prevent accidents in a number of ways including:

  • Active supervision
  • Crate training
  • Limiting access to preferred surfaces and locations
  • Providing an indoor toilet when your dog is unsupervised

2. Reward your dog for toileting in the right place

Dog Toilet Training 2

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35 Billie Eilish Outfits: Baggy Styles

From hair color inspired by highlighters to a stage style pulled straight from the '90s, Billie Eilish doesn't seem to be afraid to embrace bold and colorful style moments. The recent Justin Bieber collaborator has made a seriously memorable statement with her music, but we also can't get enough of her wardrobe. The popular musician has been spotted in just about everything, including a Powerpuff Girls top and a shopping bag, and in case you've missed a second of the fashionable action, we've rounded up some of her best looks.

If you're in need of a monochromatic moment or you're not sure how to incorporate your favorite cartoons into your closet, Billie has you covered. From the stage to her street style, the singer has delivered on enough stylish ensembles to eternally cover our entire wardrobe mood board. Turn on your favorite Billie tune, and then take a scroll through some...

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