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This free iPhone app will surely lead to funny conversations

Let's face it, most of the time our conversations with friends and loved ones are repetitive. They all follow the same pattern -- more or less -- from beginning to end.<p>Rando is a free iPhone app that wants to help you change that.<p>As the name implies, the idea behind Rando is to be completely …

Apps

A Supercut of Kids Cussing in Movies

Freelance video editor Avaryl Halley created a supercut video in 2013 of kids cussing in movies.<p>In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is also an …

Engineer Prints, A Custom Photo Printing Service Using Printers Typically Used for Architecture and Engineering Plans

Engineer Prints is a custom photo printing service by Photojojo that uses industrial printers typically associated with architecture and engineering …

The F-ing Fours

There are many factors that conspire to make parenting children of this age particularly challenging.<p>My phone has been ringing with requests from frustrated parents of 4-year-olds: "Help! My child keeps freaking out and nothing I'm doing is working." One mom said to me in despair, "They don't call …

Siblings

Christopher Walken Dancing

(YouTube link)<p>Christopher Walken may play creepy roles most of the time, but he loves to dance. In fact, before he was an movie star, he trained as a …

Children need to play. Here are some ideas to get your started.

Playing with Your Child: Games for Connection and Emotional Intelligence<p><i>"Play can be the long-sought bridge back to that deep emotional bond between</i> …

Why I Stopped Buying Juice Boxes (The picture will gross you out…)

A patient came to my ER after noticing green slime coming up the straw from her Juicy Juice box. Her mom cut open the box – and brought her straight …

How to set up a Magic Potion Lab (with 3 Simple Tips)

When friends and readers talk to me about Tinkerlab, they almost always ask me about <b>science projects.</b> And with that, <b>process-based experiments</b> like …

5 science projects for preschoolers

<i>These fun do-at-home science projects for little kids encourage our girls and boys to LOVE science were suggested by our local friend, Cara, and we</i> …

Kids

Why Do First-Born Kids Do Better in School?

Time and again, research has shown that first-born children are better at a lot of things than their younger siblings. First-borns do better on IQ …

Parents Home

Sometimes, little words of wisdom can go a long way. Here are some of our favorite quotes about overcoming the challenges of parenting.<p>1 of 24<p>Pinterest<p>2 of 24<p>Pinterest<p>3 of 24<p>Pinterest<p>4 of 24<p>A video about what kids love in their lives. By Ryan Marshall created for FamilyFun magazine.<p>5 of …

Pinterest

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

I want my kids to remember that there were times when their mother looked them in the eye and smiled. And for me, this often means shutting my laptop, putting down my phone, taking a break from my my to-do list and just giving them time.<p><b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big …

TV shows

Here's an Entire Relationship Distilled Into Five Mortifying Minutes - PAPER

Prepare to be mildly disgusted and very tired of everyone's love life after watching this video that encapsulates an entire relationship, from start to finish, in 5 minutes. It's uncomfortably accurate. [via Uproxx]<p>Before Richard Pryor became a comedian (and had a mustache), he was a blue's singer …

Caveman Stressors

Another problem with being a caveman: your midlife crisis comes at the age of 15.<p>If there’s not enough hair on your belly, then you just need to grow …

My Son

Lock the iPad to just one app

The first time I handed an iPad to my kid, I felt a little guilty, but not for the reasons you might think. The way I figured, with such an awesome tool in his tiny hands -- with the collected knowledge of mankind literally at his fingertips -- my child had an unfair advantage over his peers and a …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

College Student's Speech Makes Him King of the Nerds

If the nerds of the world ever come together to elect a president for all geek-kind, this kid should definitely run.<p>The epic — yes, epic, there is no …