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  It takes more than 200 hours before someone can be considered a close friend, according to a new study that explores how long it typically takes to move through the deepening stages of friendship. That means time spent hanging out,...
Regular moms, not just famous ones, report “mommy-shaming” about how they raise their children. Actress Reese Witherspoon was once food-shamed for feeding her toddler cinnamon buns for breakfast. Critics were quick to judge model Coco Rocha for giving her baby...
Prospective college students are less willing to take out loans to pay for school than previously thought, research shows. In addition, gender, age, and race may affect the amount of “loan aversion” these prospective students feel. Loan aversion, as it applies...
You may feel like you’ve got it made now that you’re living in one of the classy condos in Griffintown. However, you will still need to clean up after yourself. Now while you might be diligent in cleaning your...
Caring for a loved one should be second-nature for most of us. We want to help out the people that we love so that they can be happy and healthy. What isn’t intuitive for us, however, is how to...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A new study has an important implication for tweens and young teens as they head back to school: Taking a gadget to bed could really hurt their sleep. Enough light exposure at night can keep anyone...
Action to prevent tooth decay in children, such as supervised tooth brushing and fluoride varnish schemes, are not just beneficial to children's oral health but could also result in cost savings to the NHS of hundreds of pounds per...
As their name suggests, SIP panels are engineered and high-performance panels that serve as an alternative to the more conventional method of construction that utilises insulation as well as framing lumber. They generally consist of a rigid and reliable...
Choosing wedding bands for yourself and/or your spouse is a big decision that both of you should weigh carefully, as these are the rings that will represent a bond that is supposed to last a lifetime. Some people like...
Gardens are often neglected when we give our home a makeover. We are happy to go out and buy paint, splash out on new carpets and furniture, and even install a brand new kitchen if funds permit. We are...