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If parents aren’t comfortable about advertising around what their kids are watching online, will more of them be keen to pay for it?<p>My now five-year-old son was never very good at supermarkets when he was a toddler.<p>Or, to put it another way, he was <i>exceptionally</i> good at having massive, aisle-shaking …

Kids

16 Life-Changing New Ways to Use Coconut Oil

You'll wonder how you ever lived without these genius tips.<p><b>1. An alternative to shaving cream.</b> Get a smooth shave and prevent razor burn by mixing coconut oil, shea butter, and jojoba oil together. Try this recipe.<p><b>2. Facial scrub:</b> Slough off dead skin cells and get rid of blackheads with a simple …

17 Meaningful Gifts To Give At Baby Showers

They're about to get a baby, so this better be good.

Just went to conferences... Now what???

After conferences, parents often ask me how to better support their child’s learning. There are many additional things families can do to keep skills …

First Grade Activities & Games . First Grader Language Development Milestones . Education | PBS Parents

These activities from PBS KIDS help first graders learn new words and practice letter-sound relationships, reading easy text, and writing for …

DIY Projects

Turn sweet treats and streamers into an adorable “sushi surprise” for a fun dessert or favor!<p>Bend and shape pipe cleaners to make these colorful …

Easy Turkey Crafts For Toddlers and Kids

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How to Buy Groceries: Supermarket Shopping 101

We take you from the front door to the checkout aisle of the typical supermarket to help you buy (and not buy) food the right way<p><i>This is the second part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discussed how supermarkets try to get you to spend</i> …

Personal Finance

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

Nutrition

7 Phrases That Children Need to Hear From Their Parents

Through my work with teenagers, I've realized just how much the parent-child relationship affects the child's development, both emotionally and mentally.<p>No surprises there. The stronger the relationship, the better the chances of the child becoming a well-adjusted, successful adult. This article …

This Pumpkin Dessert Is Better Than All The Halloween Candy

Photo: Courtesy of Kitchen Konfidence.<p>So, I threw a little Halloween get-together last year, and I served these pumpkin whoopie pies for dessert. …

Dessert

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13 Simple Tricks To A Long And Happy Marriage

It's no secret that marriage takes work. After all, we're only human, and humans make mistakes, have bad days and sometimes even forget to load the dishwasher (<i>again</i>).<p>Nevertheless, some couples are able to foster happy, healthy, totally awesome marriages that actually do last a lifetime. How?<p>A a …

The 4 Best Debt Payoff Apps Available Now

Technology has had a huge impact on how most people approach the financial aspects of their lives, and the benefits are undeniable. Put simply, …

Does The Gorilla Workout Really Transform Your Body?

No, wait. I did one better. I <i>paid</i> for it. Skipped the free version and gave Heckr LLC my 99 cents, trusting that it would be a solid …

Are You Saving Enough for Your Retirement?

Saving for retirement can often seem like a daunting task. Many people often wonder whether they are saving enough. Frankly, many people aren't. Take …

How to Transform Your Life in 6 Minutes a Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Oh, you’re busy? Weird, I thought it was just me.<p>No matter where you are in life at this moment, there is at least one thing that you and I have in common: We want to improve our lives and ourselves. I’m not saying there’s anything wrong …

Google offers schools unlimited Drive storage for students and teachers

Google wants to make backpacks a thing of the past by letting students store all of their files online, and it's going to start giving students enough space to actually do that. Students, teachers, and anyone else using a Google Apps for Education account will soon be given unlimited storage and …

How to Defrost Meat in Just 5 Minutes

No special equipment necessary!<p>Let's say you have a frozen chunk of meat you want to defrost before dinner, but (whoops!) you forgot to transfer it from the freezer to the fridge last night. Who hasn't been there?<p>Now, you don't have to risk overcooking the meat in your microwave if you want to have …

Food

This is why girls are better than boys at school

As the new school year ramps up, teachers and parents need to be reminded of a well-kept secret: Across all grade levels and academic subjects, girls earn higher grades than boys. Not just in the United States, but across the globe, in countries as far afield as Norway and Hong Kong.<p>This finding is …

You Are Asking The Wrong Questions About Education Technology

Education technology is trendy. Hardly a day goes by that I don’t read an article or have a conversation in which someone makes the familiar argument that “education is the one industry that hasn’t embraced the technologies of the 21st Century.” The world has changed–so the story goes–and while …

Getting Things Done®

An Introduction to Getting Things Done®<p>Developed by David Allen and published in a bestselling book of the same name, Getting Things Done® became a …

How to build a better athlete – starting in kindergarten

The popping sound and the feeling of bone grinding on bone are burned into Eric Sung's memory. He was in his driveway at home, doing a bunny hop on his skateboard when he landed at an odd angle, ripping all the ligaments in his right knee.<p>"It felt like my knee stopped and my body kept moving," he …

Foo Fighters' Response to Ice Bucket Challenge is a Horror Show

<b>YouTube Link</b><p>At this point we've seen about all we can take of people responding to the ice bucket challenge in support of the <b>ALS Association.</b> Perhaps …

Head Back to School Via Flipboard’s Virtual Classroom

It seems early, but here in California many kids are already back to school. And while we don’t really miss the days of homework and gym class, we do …

Tech maintenance tasks everyone forgets about, but really shouldn't

Update your Wi-Fi router<p>If you're experiencing slow Wi-Fi speeds, spotty connections, or trouble with technologies like AirPlay, updating the …

Billion Passwords Stolen: Change All of Yours, Now!

It's time to change your passwords again. All of them.<p>A Russian crime ring has stolen a staggering amount of confidential information: 1.2 billion username and password combos and more than 500 million email addresses from some 420,000 websites, according to a report in The New York Times. Hold …