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Childhood Behavioral Concerns: What happens when we don’t “practice what we preach” as parents…

I know a little boy who yells as his only form of communication. For a long time, I wondered if he was doing it to get attention or if he had a …

Top 6 Fun Things to Do on St. George Island With Kids

Tucked into the crook of Florida's Panhandle, the 28-mile St. George Island is renowned for its unspoiled beaches. Located just off the coast, the …

Easy Ways to Teach Kids About Emotions in Daily Life

Anthropologists say that Inuits, whose world is full of snow, have at least 50 words for variations of snow. Inuit children learn those words and …

Five things parents can do every day to help develop STEM skills from a young age

In addition to literacy, we should be promoting science, tech and maths skills while our children are very young, argues University of Canberra early …

Kids

Spectacular dinosaur stomping grounds discovered just outside D.C.

GREENBELT, Md. — Some 110 million years ago, in the swamp that would become the Washington suburbs, a hulking, armored nodosaur trudged along a riverbank, leaving a telltale print in the mud. Its offspring scrambled after it, slipping in the parent's print. Other dinosaurs crowded the setting: A …

Dinosaurs

Ancient Earth Globe lets you travel back in time for a look at the planet

When dinosaurs roamed Earth, the planet looked like . . . what, exactly?<p>Scientists have plenty of theories about how the planet changed over time. Continents split. Water receded. Mass extinctions wiped out some forms of life and helped fuel others.<p>You can’t go back in time to see it in person, but …

Paleontology

Attracting Amphibians - Garden for Wildlife | National Wildlife Federation

Frogs, toads and salamanders are all types of amphibians. Amphibians normally hatch from eggs laid in or near water and began life as aquatic larvae …

Salted-Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Epi associate editor Emily Johnson liked her family cookie recipe, but thought it could be even better. So she started making it with butter instead …

Dessert

44 Ground Beef Recipes Your Whole Family Will Want For Dinner

These dinner recipes are easy to make and easy to eat!<p>With a variety of easy and delicious ways to cook it, beef is what's for lunch and dinner. …

Welcome Spring With These Spectacular Seasonal Recipes

These bright springtime recipes celebrate the season in style.<p>In the South, the siren call of spring can be heard radiating from the lush fields of …

The Fungus That Turns Ants Into Zombies Is More Diabolical Than We Realized

Carpenter ants of the Brazilian rain forest have it rough. When one of these insects gets infected by a certain fungus, it turns into a so-called …

Bacon-Wrapped Turkey Breast Stuffed with Pear Hash

Special equipment: Butcher's twine<p>Begin by making the brine:<p>In a large container, combine all the ingredients and stir until the salt and sugar …

This Mum's List Of "Don'ts" For Her Daughter Is So Empowering

Recent studies have found that rigid gender stereotypes negatively impact girls as young as six years old, but writer Toni Hammer is doing everything …

Sea Monsters Of The Cretaceous

Sea Monsters Of The Cretaceous<p>Updated on January 11, 2018<p>The Stuff Of Nightmares<p>Earth During The Cretaceous<p>The Cretaceous At A Glance<p><b>Time:</b> 75 million …

Why Dozens of Octopuses Marched Out of the Sea

Scientists weigh in on the baffling mystery.<p>When Brett Stones and his dolphin-watching tour group SeaMor finished their evening excursion last Friday in Wales, it was already dark out. In the distance, they spotted something with an indiscernible yet familiar shape.<p>"It looked like a bit of a blob," …

Zoology

Ancient Winged Terror Was One of the Largest Animals to Fly

A new pterosaur found in Mongolia had a 32-foot wingspan and likely feasted on baby dinosaurs.<p>The fragmentary fossil of a truly enormous pterosaur has been found in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia. This formidable predator may have had a wingspan of 36 feet—close to the size a small aircraft and …

How to Teach Your Kids the Value of Money From an Early Age

As back-to-school shopping season kicks into high gear, it may seem like money is on everyone's mind — but that doesn't mean our kids have a grasp on it.<p>According to the 9th Annual T. Rowe Price Parents, Kids and Money Survey, more than two-thirds of parents still have some reluctance to talk about …

Personal Finance

Pollution Is Turning Sea Snakes Black—for a Surprising Reason

Scientists may have solved a decades-long mystery of how Pacific Ocean sea snake lost its stripes.<p>The turtle-headed sea snake usually sports beautiful bands of alternating black and white. But for decades, researchers have been puzzled by populations living near Pacific Ocean cities that seem to …

10 things parents should do to prepare their daughters for puberty

Sex educator Al Vernacchio strides into the room wearing a superhero outfit: A blue top with “POW” emblazoned across the chest in a bright yellow starburst. Shiny gold arm sleeves. A blue mask over his glasses. His cape billows behind him.<p>No, it’s not Comic-Con, though his “cosplay” is on point. …

Parenting

5 ways to get kids into back-to-school mode

Here's how to make a smooth transition from summer to school.<p>If your kids are like mine, they're not exactly jumping for joy at the thought of school …

Four Simple Spice Rubs You Can Make in Five Minutes or Less

Under-seasoned meat is a crime. That poor, simple-headed chicken gave its life for you and ¼ teaspoon of salt-free lemon pepper per drumstick is your</i> …

Double Ginger Cookies

Double Ginger Cookies<p>Updated on August 10, 2017<p>Cast your vote for Double Ginger Cookies<p>With fall just around the corner baking is in season in my …

Spiced Ranger Cookie Recipe

Spiced Ranger Cookie Recipe<p>Updated on March 10, 2018<p>Homey, gooey, and savory, these spiced ranger cookies are a must try! Nothing beats a sweat treat …

5 Delicious Dump Cakes That Basically Make Themselves

Okay, so they don’t have the most appetizing name. But dump cakes are about to be your new go-to dessert. The premise is simple: add all of your …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Easy Apple Cobbler With Pillsbury Biscuits

Easy Apple Cobbler With Pillsbury Biscuits<p>Updated on March 10, 2018<p>With fall and cooler weather just around the corner, this easy apple cobbler is a …

Tips for Making Soft, Moist Cookies Every Time

Tips for Making Soft, Moist Cookies Every Time<p>Updated on March 26, 2018<p>Tired of your cookies coming out crispy on the bottom and gooey or uncooked on …

This One-Pan Chicken & Zucchini Is Ready in Under 30 Minutes

Hello, weeknight warrior! This recipe is for you. With only five minutes of prep time and 20 minutes of cook time, this buttery, garlicky, herby …

Zucchini

Rare Fossils Reveal New Species of Ancient Gliding Mammals

Two exquisitely preserved finds from the Jurassic provide new clues to the evolution of airborne animals.<p>It’s not a bird or a plane—it’s more like a souped-up squirrel.<p>This week, paleontologists unveiled two remarkable new species of dainty gliding mammals that lived alongside dinosaurs nearly 160 …

Paleontology

New Dinosaur Species Was Largest Animal Ever to Walk the Earth

Meet Patagotitan mayorum, a long-necked behemoth that weighed as much as 12 African elephants.<p>A newly named species of sauropod is not only the largest known dinosaur, it now also holds the record as the largest animal that has ever walked on land.<p>That's the conclusion of the first scientific …

Paleontology