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Break Your Own Parenting Rules Once in a While

Break Your Own Parenting Rules Once in a While

Setting reasonable rules and boundaries, which you then enforce consistently, is the cornerstone of good parenting. On the other hand, life is tedious right now. It’s all dark and dreary and distanced, and we could use a little fun. Which is why it might be time to bend your own…

Teach Yourself an Arbitrary Skill During Social Distancing

Teach Yourself an Arbitrary Skill During Social Distancing

It’s long been my belief that everyone should learn a quirky skill, if not several, to teach themselves to find joy in the arbitrary. There doesn’t need to be a “reason” to be good at anything outside of enjoying that thing, especially if it walks the line between being challenging…

How To Facetime A Bunch Of Adorable Eels

How To Facetime A Bunch Of Adorable Eels

The Sumida Aquarium in Japan is inviting people to have a short Facetime call with their tank of garden eels. This is no livestream; it’s a two-way call, and they specifically want the eels to see your face.