What is ikigai and why is it important?

The word “ikigai” comes from two Japanese words: “iki,” or life, and “gai,” which means “value or worth,” as explained by BBC. In his 2001 research on ikigai, clinical psychologist Akihiro Hasegawa said that, while ikigai could mean “life’s purpose,” that definition may be too broad. Instead, he feels ikigai relates to how Japanese people find joy in everyday, small […]

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Sensory Toys Perfect for World Autism Day — & Every Day

Sensory toys are flat out amazing. They entice kids to explore, discover, and create by using their senses, as opposed to, say, staring at a screen. Kids have been learning with their senses since birth, so why wouldn’t that continue as they get older? Sensory toys are great for all kids; those with disabilities, autism, kids on the spectrum or […]

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Kim Kardashian Rules Out Baby No. 5 After Quarantine

No more babies? Kim Kardashian joked that she’s done having kids after being under quarantine with her four little ones. “Being at home with four kids — if I ever though for a minute that I wanted another one, that is out the door,” Kardashian, 39, told the hosts of The View on Tuesday, March 31. “It’s really tough.” The […]

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Reese Witherspoon's Most Relatable Quotes About Her 3 Kids

Reese Witherspoon became a mom at age 23 and has been making candid motherhood confessions ever since. The actress welcomed daughter Ava with her ex-husband, Ryan Phillippe, in 1999, and the little one became a big sister four years later when son Deacon arrived. Following the Cruel Intentions costars’ 2006 split, Witherspoon wed Jim Toth in 2011 and gave birth […]

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Costco's Sale on LEGO Sets Brightens Our Day

We will never not be grateful for LEGO — well, except for those times when we step on those bricks with bare feet. The genius way that company offers not only open play but also instructions in its kits that are easy to follow, even for kids who can’t read yet, has saved us on many a sick day, snow […]

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