If you feel like you're always running behind on your task list and can never quite get enough done, it's probably because you've got too much to do. Try strategic underachievement.
Still trying to get that spill from last night out of your rug? Get a stubborn wine or berry stain out by pouring boiling water through the stained material.
In some cultures kids roll their eyes when asked to do chores. In others, they'll pitch in without even being asked. Researchers have identified two key practices to raise helpful children.