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We Can't Get Our Forks Away from This Creamy Asparagus Pasta

Folks who are familiar with London's legendary River Café may know it as the restaurant that's launched the careers of countless chefs. Jamie Oliver and April Bloomfield are just two of its celebrated alumni, always referring back to their days cooking under founders Ruth ("Ruthie") Rogers and the …

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So You Want to Write a Book

You’ve felt for awhile now that you have it in you; you see all these books lining the shelves and none of them seem to bring to light the things you …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Our chocolate hummus recipe will satisfy any chocolate craving, and it's rich in protein (a total bonus).<p>Not going to lie, when I first heard …

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7 Indestructible Squeaky Dog Toys

Dogs love to play with anything they can get their hands on — rope toys, tennis balls, stuffed animals, and random shiny objects. However, if you …

This 1 Habit Will Make Your Sunday Less Stressful, And Your Monday More Productive

That's not such a difficult habit, is it?<p>People who don't make progress toward their goals all share 1 thing in common:<p>They never sit down and reflect on what <i>isn't</i> working.<p>Instead, unproductive (and often times stressed-out and unhappy) people stay caught in a vicious cycle of always looking to the …

Mom's Viral Post Nails Why It's So Damn Hard To Get Housework Done With Kids Around

This mom’s attempt at cleaning her kitchen will sound very familiar<p>If a man isn’t terribly intelligent, he might arrive home to a messy house and ask …

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How to Make Money as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Here are some ideas for moms to earn cash from home.<p>Working moms are the rule rather than the exception. Seventy percent of moms with kids under 18 work, and more than 75 percent of those moms work full time. In fact, mothers are the primary or sole earners for 40 percent of U.S. households with …

America sees alarming spike in middle school suicide rate

https://media.gannett-cdn.com/5114477740001/5114477740001_5481859651001_5481855207001.mp4<p>America is experiencing a striking rise in suicide among middle school students.<p>The suicide rate among 10- to 14-year-olds doubled between 2007 and 2014, for the first time surpassing the death rate in that age …

Inside The 'Hidden Disorder' New Moms Are Afraid To Talk About

Postpartum anxiety is common, crippling and under-recognized.<p>In the weeks leading up to the birth of her first baby three years ago, Kate* was excited and upbeat. She and her husband had been trying to have a child for eight years, and she hoped some of the pain of infertility would ease when she …

How girls are seeking (and subverting) approval online

From selfies to shout-outs, girls are using social media both to build up and break down their self-image<p>Caroline Knorr<p>July 9, 2017 9:59am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared onCommon Sense Media.<p>It's not a law that you have to post a selfie before, during, and after every activity. But for kids, …

8 surprising things you don't know about boys until you raise them

I thought I knew everything there was to know about boys – until I had three of my own!<p>Unchartered territory<p>I grew up in a house with two sisters, no …

The Best Kid-Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean

1 of 10<p>Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa, St. Lucia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino, St. Maarten<p>3 of 10<p>Beaches Turks and …

Hours of on-the-go fun with Teebee toy box

For every parent who says Lego and Shopkins aren’t suitable toys for playing with while on the move, let me give you the heads up – that’s possibly …

Stop shouting: how Sweden tackled misbehaving parents at kids’ football | Marcus Christenson

A survey in Sweden showed the staggering impact pushy parents were having on children. One in three had considered quitting football – so three Stockholm clubs decided to act<p>Let’s be honest: it is not a good look, is it? A parent standing by the side of a pitch shouting at their young child during …

10 ways design thinking can help you raise resourceful kids

By Phyllis L. Fagell<p>When my son Ben was young, he only ate white food. Spaghetti, bread and popcorn all made the cut; broccoli and peppers, not so much. I couldn’t let it go. I formed spinach into “Shrek pancakes,” told him Batman loved peas and challenged him to string bean eating contests. I knew …

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Thinking About Writing a Book? Here Are 4 Tips.

Almost every executive has a book in them, they just need to learn how to get the words down on paper.<p><i>By Tiana Laurence, co-founder and CMO of Factom.</i><p>I wrote a book. That might be hard for some to believe given that I'm a technology executive. In many ways, it's even harder for me to believe. …

5 Apps That Will Help You Finish Writing Your Book

Don't let procrastination win. Use these tools to get organized, stay focused, and finish strong.<p>Authors are not immune to procrastination, nor to distraction. To write a book requires dedication and a consistent writing schedule, but any author will tell you that the kind of focus needed to finish …

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science

<i>Since NPR Ed first published this piece last year, it has become one of our most popular posts of all time. And since then, there has been a little anecdotal proof of concept for these parenting theories:</i><p><i>Kathy Pasek, one of the authors interviewed, has a son named Benj Pasek. He is a composer who,</i> …

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The Science Behind Why People Are Going Crazy for Bullet Journals

Scientists weigh in on why so many people love bullet journals, and whether they actually work.<p>Awhile back I noticed something strange starting to appear in the feeds of the many productivity bloggers and get-stuff-done gurus I follow. Their blogs and social media accounts were suddenly studded …

How to make slime: The 12 best tutorials out there

Many of us played with it as kids – the squidgy, gooey stuff that came in plastic containers and could be thrown around, kneaded, pummelled – …

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The 7 Things I Eat When It's Just Too Hot to Cook

When you live in an apartment where just five steps will take you from the kitchen to the couch, attempting to keep the place cool through the summer …

17 STEM toys that teach kids to code

Games for your future tech giant.<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> WorkingMother.com.<p>In response to concern over kids' interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), companies have been churning out cool toys that teach them coding and logic skills. The idea: get kids hooked on …

7 Thoughtful Questions You Should Ask Yourself When You Don't Know What To Write

Ever heard of Writer's Block?<p>I am a writer.<p>On any given day, I write somewhere in the ballpark of 10,000 words--and the genres are all over the board.<p>I have a journal for poetry and quick ideas that I keep with me at all times, in my backpack. I aim to write an answer on Quora every day. I write …

Hayao Miyazaki's 50 Favorite Children's Books Are Definitely Not Just For Kids

The first time I saw Hayao Miyazaki's <b>Howl's Moving Castle</b>, I pondered out loud whether it was weird to have a crush on a cartoon character. Howl, with his uncanny brooding abilities, dry sarcasm, and soft spot for Sophie, won me over in a heartbeat. The Japanese film director, producer, …

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7 Ways to Get More People to Trust Your Content

These proactive measures can help you separate your trustworthy content from the untruthful stories flooding the internet.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Any time we hop on our phones or laptops, we just might feel that the glut of content there is suffocating us. How …

Do You Have the Procrastination Gene?

Turns out, you can blame your parents for your procrastinating habit.<p>You <i>could</i> be doing your work, chipping away at your inbox, getting ready for the …

Victor Hugo's strange cure for writer's block and 8 things you didn't know about him

Eminent French author Victor Hugo is best known for his Romantic writings, with his first novel <i>The Hunchback of Notre Dame</i> cementing his place in the literary canon.<p>He wasn't just a literary genius, though. Hugo could easily be remembered as a politician, person in exile, or a saint. As his …

8 Signs of Social Anxiety

An extremely common psychological disorder, social anxiety in its clinical form involves extreme distress and impairment due to fear of being judged …