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MOM HACKS ℠ | Dad Edition! (Ep. 7)

Gardening calendar: what to do in June

Tired geraniums<p>After their workhorse-like procession of flowers and foliage, my hardy geraniums are starting to look a bit tired and gangly, and I have just taken the shears to them, to encourage a flush of fresh foliage and hopefully some new flowers too before long. If you are considering buying …

The Ice Cube Trick That Will Save Your Houseplants

Some people swear it even keeps orchids alive.<p>Overwatering is one of the most common causes of houseplant demise, but a simple solution may reside within your freezer.<p>Instead of hydrating plants with a watering can, which can result in messy H2O overflow, try placing a large ice cube (or a few …

The 14 Most Popular CSS Links of 2016 So Far

We’ve taken a look through all the stats for the 20 issues of HTML5 Weekly (our front-end development newsletter) published so far in 2016 and have …

Staying Strong as a Couple While Parenting Little Ones

When couples share their exciting news about having a baby, part of me cheers for them, and part of me sends them a quiet wish. This wish is to hang in there, because life after a baby is incredibly different than before.<p>I see articles about how to increase your connection when babies arrive, or …

Why You Should (& How You Can) Eat More Lentils in 2016

The U.N. has named 2016 the International Year of Pulses like lentils, beans, peas, and chickpeas. The initiative is celebrating the fact that <b>beans are an eminently sustainable protein source</b>: hardy, nourishing, energy-efficient, and even altruistic, as they can be successfully used to assist with …

Healthy Eating

Read the Hilarious Letter a Dad Wrote When His 6-Year-Old Asked for Money

"After reviewing your account, we have found you have insufficient funds, and a history of not doing your chores."<p>When one 6-year-old boy asked his dad for an allowance to buy a new toy, the father took it as an opportunity to give the little tyke his first lesson in finance. The dad printed out a …

Rich and Flavorful Guinness Beef Stew With Potatoes Recipe

Irish beef stew made with Guinness is a pub classic, but the truth is that Guinness loses a lot of its already-mild roasted flavor during the time it takes to cook a stew. This version fixes that by reinforcing the beer's flavors.<p><b>Editor's Note:</b> This recipe originally called for an oven temperature …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Wednesday.<p><b>1. North Korea says it has conducted a successful hydrogen-bomb test.</b> North Korea reportedly detonated the device at the Punggye-ri underground test site in the far northeast, its official Korean Central News Agency said.<p><b>2. US President Barack</b> …

5 Surprising and Inspiring TED Talks by Women Leaders in 2015

What would you say to the world after a decade of silence? What would you design if you could print out your clothes? What kind of leader would you …

17 Easy Breakfasts to Feed a Crowd

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Unless you have a big immediate family (or work the line at a hot brunch spot), you probably don't often cook breakfast for a large group. But when you do, it's a relief—nay, a must—to have some easy recipes to …

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

Healthy Eating

9 Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes for Chilly Nights

These set-it-and-forget-it recipes cook themselves while you're off having a life. And at the end of the day, dinner is ready when you are. Ain't …

Simple Games for Unadulterated Family Fun!

With the holidays just around the corner and impending family gatherings galore, those same old board games just aren't going to cut it. Instead of dusting off that old Parcheesi board, it's time to try something fresh. We already told you about some great new games, but here are a few more that …

Top 5 Parenting Habits for Raising Happy, Healthy Kids

We all know that parenting can be difficult. In those first few months after birth, when you're basking in the glow of becoming a new mom or dad while reeling from the difficulty of nighttime feeds, much of what's necessary to raise a child hasn't really hit you. But, over time, as the months and …

Parenting

Don't forget, the science of memory is key to helping students learn

Since the dawn of time, learning and memory have gone together like bread and butter, up and down, spaghetti and meatballs. These two phenomena are so intricately linked that understanding the basics of how we remember can help teachers when designing lessons.<p>So how do we form memories?<p>It starts …

Teaching