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Sharing These 20 Truths with Your Child Could Change Their Life

<i>“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”<br>― Margaret Mead</i>Our children grow up so fast. Before we know it they’re out there somewhere …

Why This Former Googler Thinks Performance Reviews Are Useless

Russ Laraway is a tech veteran who’s worked for Google and Twitter. Here’s the conversation he says not enough managers are having.<p>The fog of war envelops every battlefield. When the plan breaks down amid the chaos and ambiguity, how do young marines know what to do next? How can they take relevant …

Creamy and Tangy Mashed Potatoes

Get inspired with our best summer appetizers like crab dip, salsa, nachos and more from Food Network.<p>Round out your perfect picnic or cookout with …

Cooking

7 Invaluable Lessons From The World's Best Cookie Baker

Dorie Greenspan is IT in the world of baking.<p>Dorie Greenspan is quite possibly the world’s best cookie maker. She has been baking ― with a serious interest in cookies ― for over 30 years. She ran a beloved cookie shop with her son, a self-proclaimed cookie monster, in NYC. And she has just released …

Dessert

What Your Kids Need To See In Your Marriage

I’ve been happily married for almost 20 years, but by no means am I an expert on relationships, love, or even marriage for that matter. Rather, it …

The key life skills parents should be teaching their children

By Sarah Hamaker<p>Over a Thanksgiving dinner our family hosted last fall with four international students from George Mason University, a female graduate student from Peru recounted her experiences as a resident assistant in a freshman dorm. “I had students coming to me with no idea how to do …

“Answer Me When I’m Talking to You!” What to Do When Your Child Ignores You

If your child deliberately ignores you, pretends not to hear your requests, and refuses to greet you or others, read on to see how you can deal with …

Elena Ferrante: literary storm as Italian reporter 'identifies' author

Claudio Gatti says he has solved one of modern literature’s biggest mysteries but fans criticise his report as an intrusion<p>It is, arguably, the biggest mystery in modern literature: the true identity of novelist Elena Ferrante. But when one of Italy’s investigative journalists claimed to have …

I Keep My Child on a Super-Strict Diet

But before you judge how I feed my child, here's why I do it.<p>The list of things I don't allow my 5-year-old daughter to eat often raises a few eyebrows. She can't have dairy, eggs, bananas, raspberries, pumpkin, hemp, malt, or anything with wheat or gluten. I also limit red meat and sugar. But …

Family who lost three generations in horrific 12-vehicle crash wait for answers

TORONTO — A sweet, grief-concussed family who in a moment saw three of their generations killed in a fiery crash is showing an unusual, un-modern but …

Amusement Parks

When Men Go Passive And Women Go Wild

Dr. Pierre Mornell had a hunch that he’d hit a raw nerve when he gave a lecture on why he thought men and women were foundering in their relationships with each other. His hunch was confirmed the next day when he was deluged with excited calls and e-mails from journalists and others around the …

11 Traits Parents of Successful Kids Have in Common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn’t a set recipe …

10 Parenting Habits to Develop Before Your Child Becomes a Teen

I started parenting habits prior to the "dreaded teen years" that I hope will carry my influence further and create a positive relationship with my …

'Girls & Sex' And The Importance Of Talking To Young Women About Pleasure

Author Peggy Orenstein says that when it comes to sexuality, girls today are receiving mixed messages. Girls hear that "they're supposed to be sexy, they're supposed to perform sexually for boys," Orenstein tells <i>Fresh Air's</i> Terry Gross, "but that their sexual pleasure is unspoken."<p>While researching …

The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

If anyone can be called the boss in modern, anti-hierarchical parenthood, it’s the children<p>For modern families, the adage “food is love” might well …

Parenting

Army Mom Text Messages: Contacts Chain of Command | Article

A self-labeled “Army Mom” will soon found out that her helicopter parenting should have ended when her son joined the military. Mad that her son …

Parenting

Book Review – ‘Hold Still’ by Tim Adler

Genre: Thriller, Suspense<p>Stars: 4<p><b>The Blurb:</b><p>“I photographed the moment of my husband’s death.” So begins HOLD STILL, a nerve-twisting thriller that …

Otto Penzler: What to Read in Mystery and Crime

Each month, I’ll be recommending five works of mystery/crime/suspense fiction, new or old, with no agenda other than to share a distillation of more …

Lee Bailey's Sour Cream Cornbread

Heat the oven to 350° and grease a 9-inch round cast-iron skillet. In a medium bowl, whisk the oil with the sour cream, eggs, onion, and corn until …

Recipes

18 Main Dishes That'll Anchor Your Next Dinner Party

<i>We’ve partnered with Stella Artois to host Genius Recipes dinners in some of our favorite cities across the country. At each dinner, we're asking guests to share their favorite hosting tips.</i><p><i>Today: Dinner party mains that are worthy of being your main squeeze.</i><p>Never underestimate the power of a good …

Could This Be the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich?

When you put spinach and artichoke dip between bread, beautiful things happen<p>How most men make a grilled cheese sandwich: Slap a few slices of cheese on buttered bread and flip the sandwich in a hot pan.<p>How you will make a grilled cheese after having your eyes opened by the following recipe: Whip …