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Four Amazing, Educational Apps for Older Kids - GeekMom

Reading Time: 8 minutes<p>There is a huge variety of apps available for little kids. When my son was little, we used many of them to help him learn his …

Why you shouldn’t force your kids to apologize

There's something else they should learn first.<p>I’ve become increasingly uncomfortable with the way I try and solve my children’s spats and quarrels. …

15 Best Gifts For 10-Year-Olds And Other Hard-To-Buy-For Tweens

We know, buying the right thing for a 10-year-old boy or girl may feel impossible. But these presents are sure to please even the pickiest kid.<p>Finding the perfect gifts for tweens can be quite difficult. They’re no longer little kids, and they’re very particular (and vocal) about their likes and …

Kids

Top 5 Alternatives to YouTube Kids

We’ve established YouTube Kids is bad, so here’s what’s good<p>There’s a lot of drama surrounding YouTube Kids recently, and rightly so. The app is a …

Kids

Best STEM toys that will excite and educate kids of every age

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff that we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>UBTECH<p>Not unsurprisingly, many parents want the best for their kids — and since science, technology, engineering, and math don’t seem …

Kids

Facebook rebrands Events app as Facebook Local, adds bars, restaurants, more

Facebook today has launched its latest app, Local, as a rebranded and updated version of its previous standalone Events app. The new app brings together businesses, restaurants, bars, and more along with events.<p>The new app features a simple place to search for fun things to do, all made possible by …

17 Simple Ways to Save Money Around the House

People will go to extreme measures to save a few bucks here and there, but some of the best money saving hacks are simple, and sitting right under …

The 70 best Android apps in 2018: Get the best from your phone

Get the most from your smartphone with the best Android apps around<p>Best Android apps 2018: Travel apps<p><b>49. Airbnb</b> (free)<p><i>Cut out the hotel …

Pignoli Cookies

Pignoli cookies are standard at any Italian bakery. But they are the simplest of cookies to make at home, mixed in one bowl and ready in under an …

Dessert

Slow-Cooker Chinese Beef and Bok Choy

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:8 hrPrep:25 minCook:7 hr 35 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories517 calorieTotal Fat12 …

30 Cozy, Homemade Soup Recipes You Can Make In 30 Minutes

Don't even think about reaching for the canned stuff.

Curried Beef Stew (Slow Cooker or Stovetop)

Curry powder and ginger team up to give this easy beef stew its unique flavor. The stew can be cooked on the stovetop or in a crock pot. The stew is …

Quick Vegetable Main Dishes

From a layered eggplant, zucchini and tomato casserole to a rustic vegetable tart, here are some fantastic and quick vegetable recipes.

Cooking

The Best Slow Cooker Recipes for an Office Thanksgiving

As you decide what to make for your office Thanksgiving potluck, know that your slow cooker is your number-one ally. In addition to those easy …

Cooking

Kielbasa Appetizer With Apple Jelly and Mustard

This kielbasa appetizer is super easy to prepare and cook. Serve warm from the slow cooker. Use a spicy mustard in the recipe or use your favorite …

Pressure Cooker Chinese Pork Ribs

Chinese-style pork ribs are pressured cooked and fall-off-the-bone tender. My little journey with instant pot continues. There are still some trial …

BBQ

Why To Caramelize The Onions In Your Pantry Today

Why I Can't Stop Caramelizing Onions, And Why You Should Start<p>It's time to give your recipes a flavor facelift.<p>November 10, 2017<p><i>"Don't forget to</i> …

30 tailgate-ready, make-ahead recipes

After tailgating all day, it's time to get up, do some stretches, and finish the day strong! There's no time to be tired (that's what Mondays are …

Family Recipes: More Kid-Friendly Instant Pot Meals

A year ago, I shared a post of my favorite Kid-Friendly recipes and it quickly became one of my most popular posts here on A Mom’s Impression. I …

Cooking

11 Must-Steal Cooking Secrets from Our Test Kitchen

Our recipe developers spill the wealth of delicious tricks, shortcuts and smart moves they’ve amassed over the years.<p>Trust Us, We’re Experts<p>Just a …

Slow Cookers

18 Super Doable Recipes For The Inevitable Holiday Potluck You're About To Be Roped Into

Slow cookers at the ready.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

How A Parent's Words Can Impact Their Daughter's Body Image

They say 'sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me'. While we're encouraged to ignore negative comments, sometimes that's …

Pink Dedicates Her Powerful VMAs Speech About Beauty and Body Image to Her Daughter

Tonight at 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, Pink accepted the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award—previous winners include The Beatles, David Bowie, Kanye West, Beyoncé, and most recently, Rihanna—for her inimitable impact on music, pop culture, and philanthropy. An honor she didn't take lightly, …

Cyber bullying linked to poor body image

Peer pressure, pressure to conform, and cyberbullying are all factors in teenagers’ poor perception of their own body image, according to new …

Teens

How To Talk To Your Girls About Body Image

On the second day of fourth grade, I walked my 9-year-old daughter Ava to class. As I was saying goodbye, she asked if she could tell me something in …

Top 10

Body Image: Another Good Reason To Talk About Porn

The BBC3 documentary 'Porn: What's the Harm?' found that UK children as young as eight watch online pornography and over half will have seen hardcore …

Relationships

Should I Talk to My Child about Suicide?

Of all the conversations parents are uncomfortable having with their children, perhaps none is as daunting as talking about suicide.<p>Unfortunately, …

Mental Health

Overcoming a Negative Body Image: 4 Things to Remember

<i>TRIGGER WARNING: This post deals with an account of anorexia and may be triggering to some people.</i><p><b>“You will never be free until you free yourself</b> …

Fitness

Poor body image makes girls less assertive and risks health, study finds

Majority of those dissatisfied with their figure will skip meals and avoid friends, the doctor and clubs, says global beauty report<p>A majority of girls with low body esteem will skip meals and avoid seeing friends and family, participating in extra-curricular activities or seeing a doctor, a large …

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