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Jewelry You Should Give the Bride: A Comprehensive Gift Guide

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September 10, 2018 | Categories: ,

Celebrating a special bride and her special day? Find the perfect thoughtful gift that speaks to her distinct personality and style in our personality-driven gift guide. While the bride in your life might have kitchen gadgets, bathroom accessories, and linens for her bedroom on her bridal shower registry, chances are, she would also love a… Read More

The FDNY’s Preparedness and Training Post-9/11

September 10, 2018 | Categories:

(This article was originally published in 2016.) Fifteen years ago, the largest and most unexpected emergency response event in the modern history of New York City forever changed the world in which we live. After losing 343 members of the FDNY family on 9/11, the Department was forever changed, rebuilt out of the ashes and… Read More

Signs You’re a Terrible Listener

September 9, 2018 | Categories:

Are most of your conversations in one ear and out the other? Here’s expert advice on how to focus, connect, and improve your listening skills. You interject with a comment or story immediately. Many of us don’t “listen” at all; we’re just waiting for our turn to talk, says Gerald M. Goodman, PhD, professor of… Read More

10 Everyday Habits That Put Your Dog in Danger

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September 2, 2018 | Categories: ,

Chances are, you’re making some of these mistakes when it comes to grooming, feeding, or playing with your pet—and it could be putting your pup’s health at risk. Trimming your pet’s nails the wrong way If you cut your dog’s nails too short, you can accidentally cause pain or injury, says Julie Cappel, DVM, practice… Read More

What It Means to Have “Middle Child Syndrome”

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June 21, 2018 | Categories:

When I meet someone new and they ask if I have any brothers or sisters, I tell them I’m a middle child. Usually that prompts the questioner to say something along the lines of, “Oh, you must have middle child syndrome,” while laughing. I never really knew what that was supposed to mean, but it… Read More

How to Raise Kids That Are Smart with Money

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June 21, 2018 | Categories:

You might think your children are too young to think about finances—or that it’s too complex for them to understand—but chances are, they’re old enough to handle it, and you’re probably not discussing it enough. In fact, one of the biggest mistakes parents can make when it comes to raising kids who are savvy about… Read More

How the FDNY Reacted to the Chelsea Bombing

May 5, 2018 | Categories:

Lieutenant Bruce Hydock, of Division 1, Station 7, was sitting at his station desk at 23rd Street and 10th Avenue, when he heard a big, long rumble at 8:15 p.m. on September 17th. “It sounded like a freight train went over the High Line,” Lieutenant Hydock said. “I looked at my partner and asked, ‘What… Read More

What to Never Say at Work to Your Boss, Colleague, or HR Department

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January 21, 2018 | Categories:

You know better than to say racist comments, blatant sexual harassment, discuss politics in the workplace, but there are plenty of places where knowing what to say is a gray area. Here, psychologists tell you what to never say at work and why. Never say anything you wouldn’t want to read in print in a… Read More

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