Maz McWilliams

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DIY Constellation Flashlight ⋆ Handmade Charlotte

Now that the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer, we’re looking for more ways to keep our little guy occupied after the sun …

Crafting

Frankenstein Kiwis – (Another!) Healthy Halloween Treat!

Published on October 14, 2014<p><i>~ These Franken-kiwis are an easy, really cute, healthy Halloween treat! And so fun to make – like yummy little</i> …

Healthy Candy Corn Parfait

<i>Delicious twist on a fall classic, the Healthy Candy Corn Parfait!</i>Hey ya’ll it’s Yvonne again once more from Tried and Tasty! It’s the end of …

Nutrition

Star Wars Ewok Granola Bars

Star Wars is coming! And in celebration of what we’re lovingly calling ‘Nerd Christmas’ in my house, I’ve made these <b>Star Wars Ewok Granola Bars</b> for …

Women's Brain Structure May Change During Pregnancy To Prep For Motherhood

Wow!<p>Women’s bodies undergo enormous changes during pregnancy. After all, they grow an entirely new organ (the placenta). And an actual human being.<p>New research out this week suggests pregnancy also changes women’s brain structure in ways that potentially help prepare them for parenthood ― changes …

Here's Another REALLY Good Reason to Read Books to Your Kids

Reading on paper instead of a screen makes parents more affectionate, according to new research.<p>My son's a big reader, so he asked for a Kindle for his birthday this year—and the bookworm in me was only too happy to oblige. There's nothing I like more than then hanging around the house on a lazy …

The 13 Best Kids’ Books Of 2016 To Give This Holiday

Your bookshelf is sagging under the weight of all those picture books you’ve collected — but here are few more! (Better get those reinforced …

The 50 Most Hilarious Tweets From Parents This Year

2016 was tough, but these parent tweeters made us laugh.<p>Every week, we round up the most hilarious tweets from moms and dads. As 2016 draws to a close, it’s time to laugh at the best parenting tweets from the whole year (because, let’s be honest, we could use some extra laughter this year).<p>Scroll …

Parenting

Getting Your Kids Into The (Roleplaying) Game

Everyone gets brought into roleplaying games in different ways. Perhaps you played at a friend’s house while their parent ran a campaign or you ran …

Construction-themed amusement park is an aspiring builders' dream

A New Jersey attraction takes playing in the sandbox to new heights<p>Heavy machinery—think excavators, dump trucks, asphalt rollers, and skid-steers—is usually off limits to children, but not at a 14-acre New Jersey theme park that opened in 2014. Located in West Berlin, about 30 minutes from …

The Interpersonal Neurobiology Behind Making Habits Stick

Most of us walk around in this world in a trance with the delusional belief that we are only autonomous beings that are completely acting with free …

MDMA rolls onto the psychotherapy scene as FDA greenlights Phase III clinical trial - ExtremeTech

By on December 1, 2016 at 4:39 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Remember the commercial? <i>This is</i> …

The 20 Best Email Marketers You Should Follow And Steal From

Despite its cost effectiveness and superior return on investment (ROI), many of us still struggle to unlock the benefits of email marketing. Wouldn’t …

What It's Like Listening To Your Kid Talk About Minecraft

Of course, I'm listening. Go on.

Silly Stone Spider Kids Craft

<i>Silly Stone Spider Kids Craft – with a short list of inexpensive, easy to find supplies these fun little spiders are sure to be a Halloween crafting</i> …

Crafting

Top 6 Ways to Make Exercise Fun for Kids

Parents face increasing challenges on their quest to get children to live healthy, active lifestyle through exercise. The ubiquity of televisions, …

Kids

12 Life Lessons Children Learn From Hiking

<i>Because few things have such direct applications to life—12 life lessons children learn from hiking.</i> From spotting wildlife to taking in the view to …

National Parks

The Vibration Of Your Thoughts Create Your Life

<i>Photo by Jane Fuller</i> '<i>If you know what you want - if you can state it, the universe will move in your direction.</i>" <b>- Goethe</b> There is an invisible …

A river of books floods a busy Toronto street

Fleeting art installation makes a point about traffic congestion.<p>Our city streets have become clogged with cars. Driving through them is often a …

Textbooks

GizmoTab is a tablet made with both kids and parents in mind

Parents who want a tablet for their young kids have a new option in the GizmoTab from Verizon Wireless. The carrier began selling the 8-inch Android tablet today, which includes a “kid-tough” removable bumper that can keep it working despite the large amount of abuse young children can offer.<p>The …

7 Creative Ways to Entertain Your Toddler During the Holidays

You’ve got three different pies baking, presents to put together for all 312 people on your list, a 10-mile-long grocery list to get to and your in-laws are showing up in a few hours. Ah, the holidays! So much merriment, so many relatives in your home and so many “Mommmmy, I’m bored!” cries coming …

Why Children Cry At Christmas: A Time Of Anxiety For Children In Foster Care

My favorite time of the year is upon us. Christmas and the holiday season. Our family just put up our Christmas tree; our biggest yet. A 13-foot tree, filled with lights and homemade ornaments. Like every year, the children in our home put up most of the ornaments and lights, while my wife and I …

4 myths debunked about outdoor play and children's health

<b>Enough with the old wives' tales that have kept kids indoors long enough! It's time to fight back with facts.</b><p>There are all sorts of strange old …

How Well Do You Know Teen Slang?

TBH, you're probs low-key clueless. From savage to basic, here's what you need to know.<p>I was out shoe shopping with my 14-year-old daughter the other day, trying to get her to buy anything that wasn't made by Adidas, when I spied a cute pair of booties and quickly grabbed them and held them …

The Importance Of Being Spontaneous With Our Kids

I sat quietly in a plastic chair across the room from my son. His speech therapist, aka The Picture Doctor, sat near him, a round table between them. …

Parenting

How Other Parents Helped Me Realise A Learning Disability Is Nothing To Fear - In Fact, It's Brought Joy I Could Never Have Imagined

I'm a dad of three - my two sons, Harry and Joe, and their younger sister Rosie, who is five and just so happens to have a learning disability.<p>My …

Are the kids at your local playground suddenly calling their dads ‘Papa’?

‘Papa.’<p>As an alternative to “Dad,” “Daddy,” et al., the use of “Papa” is reportedly on the rise.<p>A Daily Beast story by Lizzie Crocker notes that use …

Parenting