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'Gender Wars': Men and women on parenting. In the fifth and final installment of a special “Today” series called "Gender Wars," we tackle parenting.

'Gender Wars': Men and women on parenting

Raising children is one of the most rewarding jobs there is, but it's also one of the most difficult, and one where techniques can vary widely, especially amongst moms and dads. To get some insights, the “Today” show asked Steven Rhoads, professor of public policy at the University of Virginia and author of, "Taking Sex Differences Seriously," and Aleta Koman, family counselor and author of "The Parenting Survival Kit: How to Make it Through the Parenting Years with Your Family, Sanity and Wallet Intact," to weigh in on the subject.

Here are their thoughts: Rhoads' parenting pet peeves:Fathers tend to think that mothers worry too much about the children.Guilty mothers always think they could be and thus should be doing more with their kids. Dads frequently think moms are too soft, for example, in comforting an older child who cries excessively when he falls down. In a Crisis, Protein Could Become More Precious than Gold –

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In a Crisis, Protein Could Become More Precious than Gold –

But in times of true crisis, there are some things that will be even more valuable to our survival than bullion, as the following note reminds us. It was contributed to a Rick’s Picks forum discussion by a rancher who used the pseudonym ‘Bed Rock’. RA] The place I looked to see how to be prepared for a dollar collapse was in the journals of the pioneers who settled the frontiers in North America two to three hundred years ago. Bartering works good, but money was not very valuable, even gold.

Preparation

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Common Overspending Triggers that Can Wreck Your Budget

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7756 StarQualRprtCrdCntrs - star-centers.pdf. Damion Hickman Design. Health. Organization. Pets. Recipes and Nutrition. Holidays. Life Hacks. House. Running Your Family like a Software Development Project. In this guest blog post, Agile evangelist and AgileZen user Rebecca River Forbes suggests the idea of running your family life in an agile fashion.

Running Your Family like a Software Development Project

Rebecca gives insight into how agile methodology can reach beyond software and into every day life. She uses AgileZen to help her work through life in an agile way. – Poor management of your family life can be making your children miserable. Bruce Feiler begins his talk Agile programming – for your family (TEDSalon NY2013) with a study showing that the number one wish children have for their parents is for them to be less tired and less stressed. Feiler is using methodologies designed for managing software development to manage his family life more effectively and everyone is happier and more relaxed.

Marriage

Mom - The New Stay-at-Home Mom. The New Stay-at-Home Mom By Charlotte Latvala January 6, 2012 | 4:36pm EST Full Size Image In my pre-kid life, I never imagined that someday I'd be a stay-at-home mom-hey, I didn't go to grad school to spend my days changing diapers.

Mom - The New Stay-at-Home Mom

But when I held my first baby, Mathilda, I had a complete change of heart. As soon as we locked eyes, all those career and financial worries faded. Kids. Most fuel-efficient used cars under $10,000.

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25 Blogs Dedicated to Living off the Land. Posted on January 31, 2013 by admin | in Housekeeping As grocery stores continue to raise food prices, more people are turning to their own land to produce food instead of purchasing it at the store.

25 Blogs Dedicated to Living off the Land

Whether you want to grow your own herbs, harvest your own fruits or vegetables or raise cattle, there are many ways you can maximize your land as a food source. These 25 blog articles will dig into how you can live off the land. Reclaiming Our Time. While a large percentage of Americans are out of work, many other Americans work too much.

Reclaiming Our Time

Neither is healthy, and both are stressful. Today, Americans work an average of 1,880 hours a year—250 more hours than Italians and over 400 hours more than Germans. Working too much leads to a lack of time to take care of one's health, to less time with friends and family, and often to higher resource consumption and ecological impact. There are many ways that we can push to reclaim our time, including by advocating for a shorter workweek, reducing our working hours, prioritizing family and hobbies that really engage us, and supporting calls for paid sick and parental leave and vacation time. By distributing work hours more broadly, not only can we expand employment opportunities to more people, but we can gain a more productive workforce with higher morale in the process. alancleaver2000 via Flickr A Shorter Workweek A shorter work week could achieve many goals simultaneously.