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This Is the Only Sheet Brand I'll Ever Buy Again—Here's Why

About a year ago, I was a woman on a mission. I was going to find nice white sheets for my family that felt great, would last, and that wouldn't feel …

Shopping

Top 10 toddler-friendly breaks: An Irish mum's insider tips!

Travel tips & deals<p>Babies have basic needs, while older kids can entertain themselves. But what are the best places to take toddlers on holidays? …

When Children Begin to Talk

Years later, a friend told Orville that he and his brother would always stand as an example of how far Americans with no special advantages could …

Parenting

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits | Inc.com

Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of the company's most interesting initiatives, Project Aristotle, gathered several of Google's best and brightest to help the organization …

Study Skills

An Indexed 401K Will Crush Your Stock Portfolio

The importance of tax-efficiency when investing in stocks and funds is often misunderstood by individual investors.<p>A tax-advantaged index fund, while …

Investing

How to raise brilliant children, according to science

Parents receive a lot of mixed messages surrounding how best to bring up their children.<p>How strict should you be? Should you be more of a friend or …

7 Easy Organizing Ideas That Cost $10 Or Less

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The 16 Superfoods for Weight Loss

<b>I picked the ingredients in my signature Blends in my newest book, Sneaky Blends, because they’re versatile and can be used in lots of different</b> …

Nutrition

75 Insanely Clever DIYs Every Parent Will Wish They Knew About Sooner

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Helping a first-grader cope with life’s disappointments

<i>Q: I just put my first-grader on the bus. Right before that, I had received a text that said he wouldn’t be able to go to a friend’s house as planned because his friend had become sick. He asked me to see whether he could go to another friend’s house and declared, “I am going to someone’s house.”</i> …

Parenting

It's Brinner Time! 12 Easy Breakfast-For-Dinner Recipes

Brinner, Brinner, Breakfast for Dinner! Breakfast is arguably the best meal of the day, but normally it’s too rushed to enjoy. That’s why I love breakfast for dinner — from Blueberry Pancakes to Spinach & Cheese Strata, your happy taste buds will have no idea what time it is.<p>1. Blueberry Pancakes …

Breakfast

The health benefits of growing purple potatoes

Purple tatties not only look good – they could help ward off strokes and heart disease<p>OK, I’ll admit it. In the past I haven’t been resoundingly positive about growing potatoes. That’s because on my tiny plot in Croydon I have found growing the commercial white varieties (think King Edwards) …

Nutrition

15 Modern Playhouses for Cheerful Backyards

There is a real balancing act for families with young kids who prefer modern styles of decorating. You definitely want your home to feel welcoming …

Landscaping

48 Hours in Edinburgh

48 Hours in Edinburgh: A guide to where to stay, eat, and drink in Edinburgh. You can’t *quite* do Edinburgh in 48 hours, but you can sure try. …

Scotland

10 of the best eateries in Glasgow's south side

We take a look at some of the best restaurants, cafés and eateries in Glasgow's southside.<p>Loosely defined as the part of Glasgow south of the river …

Add This One Ingredient to Apple Pie, Say Goodbye to Soggy Pie Crust

I love apple pie. The classic dessert evokes fall in all the best ways, making me want to pull on a thick sweater and hike on trails softly packed with pine needles, my feet crunching on a carpet of fallen leaves.<p>I've spent the past week in Vermont. The trees are afire in shades of vermillion, …

15 Knotty Pretzel Recipes That'll Leave You Spellbound

Soft pretzels are one of the best things to come out of concession stands, but homemade pretzels are a million times better. Pretzels are surprisingly easy to make, and there are so many varieties you've never thought of before (buffalo ranch pretzels and pumpkin beer pretzels with chipotle queso, …

Dessert