The number of women in the workplace has declined 5 percent in the past 15 years, according to data collected by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and experts and other data show the recession, workplace dynamics and a choice to be a full-time homemaker as reasons for the decline.
Last week, Adam Turville browsed through Anthropologie and J. Crew at an upscale mall, searching for a "meaningful and memorable" gift for his wife.
Rejecting a date offer can be too uncomfortable for people, which is why many singles cannot say "no," research shows.
I was impatient with my five-year-old the other day. All day long, it seemed, he dawdled, whined and did everything in his power to annoy me. I finally reached a breaking point trying to get out the door. I barked at him to "hurry up and put on his coat." Not missing a beat, my precocious little kid barked back at me, "Mom! Don't you know kids have bad days too?"
How many parents do you know pay their kids for grades? Are you one of them? Does it feel like a good idea to you?
It's not pleasant to admit I've committed my share of mistakes. Unfortunately, many of my mistakes affected not only me, but those close and dear to me. My mistakes came from a selfish place. I wasn't thinking of consequences or of hurting my relationships with family members. As time passed, the mistakes caught up with me. I learned some tough lessons, and if the opportunity had presented itself then, I would have rectified each wrongdoing in an instant-but it was too late.
"My husband told me that, if things don't change, he's thinking about a divorce."
Ask any parent of a teenager about their child's use of apps connected to the Internet and you will probably receive some jaw-dropping comments.
If you are a bully, you can take action now to stop bullying, make amends with those you've hurt and turn to positive solutions.
It's not all that surprising that, according to Gallup, Americans' No. 1 financial worry is whether or not they'll be able to afford retirement.
Every child knows about school stress. And one stress that is becoming increasingly common is cyberbullying. But because it's relatively new, many children and parents don't know how to handle it and don't know how to talk about it to help their child address it if it comes up. So below are four common types of cyberbullying, and tips of what you and your child can do to help combat it before becomes a problem.
What's the scariest thing you've ever faced at work?
After my close call with lightning on a mountain climb this summer, my younger sister suggested I read one of her favorite books: "Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why," (W.W. Norton & Company, 2004) by Laurence Gonzales.
The Georgia Court of Appeals has ruled that parents may be held liable over what their children post on Facebook. The case involved a fake and demeaning Facebook page allegedly created by a seventh-grade boy and a friend to target a girl at his school.
Despite the media's grim projections about the dismal future of a graying America, MarketPlace's Chris Farrell remains optimistic about the economic benefits of an aging workforce.
The search for an effective Alzheimer's treatment has faced many setbacks, but one new drug is renewing hope, according to researchers.
If you would like to buy a home, the following ideas will help you get the most for your money without using most of your money!
This article is not intended for the folks who'd like to have less debt-or no debt-this article is for people who are in real trouble, those who may be thinking of bankruptcy, and for others who may not yet know they have too much debt but find that their credit card balances are consistently heading in the wrong direction.
America's favorite workplace turns 10 this week. Fans of Jim, Pam, Dwight, Michael Scott and the rest of "The Office's" cast of characters will mark a decade since the comically dysfunctional crew first came to television screens.
Going through divorce is a challenging time in a person's life. It is hard to adjust to being single again, as well as living "out of the habit" of being married, especially if you have been married for many, many years.
Excess feelings of loneliness have been shown to shorten your lifespan and weaken your immune system. The health risks of loneliness even rival obesity, as Deseret News National's Lois Collins pointed out on Mar. 14.
Bee shared a story with anonymousthankyous.com about the kindness of a woman who should have had her fired but instead saved her job and gave her encouragement to keep trying.
Facebook has defriended its "feeling fat" emoticon, announcing Tuesday that the option did not fit the spirit of its "How are you feeling?" prompt.
The core of the American Dream - equality of opportunity and rewards commensurate with efforts and abilities - has enchanted millions of people across the globe. However, it is important to assess whether the reality bears out that ideal. Although two-thirds of Americans (69 percent) agree with the statement that "people are rewarded for intelligence and skill," there is evidence that a child in a poor family in the U.S. has a smaller chance of moving up than his or her counterpart in many other advanced economies. The Great Gatsby curve suggests a statistical relationship between income inequality and lack of ...
One minute seems like a pretty inconsequential amount of time. But, have you ever considered what you can actually do with one minute?
Life certainly dictates its own pace. As the demands of busy schedules pile up, it seems a good night's sleep is the first thing to go. The lack of adequate sleep knows no boundaries. Young people suffer from the same decline of proper sleeping habits as often as their parents. And in an effort to compensate for lost time, the loss of sleep carries its own consequences. Sleep is essential not only to getting through daily life, but also improving the quality of it. Here are 3 reasons why a good night's sleep is worth your time.
More people are surviving the most invasive types of cancer, according to a federal report released Thursday.
As the school year begins to wind down, tests become a big focus for students across the state.
There are a lot of cheats in the world. This is not including professional rule breakers. The most common are those who cheat themselves.