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The Importance Of Exposing Children To Technology

We just got hit with a snowstorm here in the Northeastern U.S. a few days ago. My neck of the woods was spared the worst of it, but we got enough snow for the schools and roads to be shut down, so my kids got to spend a couple of days at home with Dad and Mom. I’ve got two young girls, aged 4 and …

30 Signs You're a New Mom

The transition from being a pregnant woman to a new mom is a huge shock on so many levels. As a new mom, I have found myself doing countless things I never would have expected to do -- some that are laugh-worthy and others that will make you cringe. Here's a list of 30 signs you're a new mom.<p>Your …

Tips on Raising Happy Kids

If you are a parent, chances are you want to know the secret to raising happy kids. Parents want their children to lead fulfilling and happy lives, …

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From Auschwitz to the White House: One Tailor’s American Tale

When it came to clothes, Bill Clinton was a disaster, or so thought his tailor the first time he peered into the newly elected president’s closet. It …

America's Best Towns for the Holidays (PHOTOS)

Johnny Johnston has lived in Los Angeles for 20 years, but when he goes home for the holidays, he finds himself enchanted all over again by the winter wonderland where he grew up: Vail, CO.<p>"From the moment you drive into the valley, the streets and public spaces are all lit with Christmas lights, …

10 Killer Tips Guaranteed to Actually Kill Your Photography Blog

There are so many rules and guides all over the web on how to create a proper blog that’s it’s really easy to get confused. However, if you consider …

Clip Art is dead: five things we miss from 90s tech

With the demise of Clip Art, what other staples of 90s technology do we miss so much we want to use the cry-face emoji?<p>Clip Art is dead. Long live Clip Art. Microsoft has announced the discontinuation of the basic image library we all peppered school presentations and work PowerPoints with.<p>Instead, …

15 Tips for Being Happy at Work

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

18 Reasons Wisconsin Is The Surprising State You Need To Visit

We already know that the Midwest is the best. And the best spot to visit in this agri-fabulous wonderland? We've got our eye on one particular target: Wisconsin.<p>The state might not get a ton of travel press, but it's a natural playground for all types -- you'll find rafting, hiking and classic …

How to Recalibrate Your Camera’s Focus

You just bought a new DSLR and you just can’t wait to start shooting great images. But wait, there’s a problem. Your camera somehow can’t seem to …

How to Use Prezi to Create Visual Lessons

Using Prezi, you can create a visual classroom without succumbing to death by PowerPoint. Its interactive features, zooming display, and creative …

This Easy iPhone Trick Will Save You Tons of Photo Space

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The True Stories Behind Classic Fairy Tales

Fairy tales, gripping, magical and inspiring, are master narratives. Children subconsciously recall their messages as they grow older, and are forced to cope with real injustices and contradictions in their lives. Some fairy tales are based on legends that incorporated a spiritual belief of the …

Top Christmas toys have 'more computer power than Apollo mission'

Top 12 toys expected to dominate Christmas lists include most advanced technology available<p>There is more computer power in some of this year's top Christmas toys than the first moon mission, experts said.<p>The 12 toys predicted to top children’s wish lists feature the most advanced technology …

To save your kids from mediocrity, don't pay for college: 8 tips from 'Guerrilla Dad'

As a dad of eight, I am all about empowering my kids to be resilient, self-reliant individuals. And as a Guerrilla Parent, that means using unconventional methods in order to reach conventional goals.<p>That means I don’t help them with homework. I don’t get involved in their friendship squabbles. And …

7 Phrases That Children Need to Hear From Their Parents

Through my work with teenagers, I've realized just how much the parent-child relationship affects the child's development, both emotionally and mentally.<p>No surprises there. The stronger the relationship, the better the chances of the child becoming a well-adjusted, successful adult. This article …

Parenting

The Child I Didn't Adopt

<i>By Liz Curtis Faria</i><p>It was something about the phrasing that got to me. Something about the cadence of his words, the staccato of his speech.<p>"Nobody loves me. Not even my mother who gave birth to me."<p>It is an odd turn of phrase, isn't it?<p><i>Not even my mother who gave birth to me.</i><p>He was buckled into …

6 Parenting Moments I Now Miss That Totally Annoyed Me at the Time

Every morning, so early my eyes could barely focus, I would stand downstairs in the kitchen, preparing very specific lunch and snack requests for my kids for the day. On auto-pilot, I would boil the water for fresh pasta (parmesan in a Ziplock bag on the side) or Annie's Macaroni and cheese shells. …

The Flickr iPad App Has Officially Arrived

In its quest to continue resuscitating Flickr, Yahoo! has finally responded to popular demands and released its first official Flickr for iPad app — …

5 Halloween Hacks Every Parent Needs to Know

I've been celebrating Halloween with kids for about a decade now, and as a result, I've got a few Halloween hacks to share.<p>1. Go to the pumpkin patch early. Some might take this advice a step further and skip heading out to the farm entirely, but not me. Those fall pumpkin pics with the kids are …

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Why I Care So Deeply About The Girls' Clothing At Target

<i>"Wow, That lady is crazy. She has way too much time on her hands."</i><p>"Of course the shorts should be cut differently, boys are just physically bigger than girls."<p>"Those clothes are cute while they are little, as long as they aren't wearing them as teenagers."<p>"We would love to run your story on our …

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