Rakesh Naik

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Dad Hangs Up Pool Noodle In The Garage. This Is A Clever Trick That Everyone Can Benefit From!

It’s the little things that count the most. Those simple genius little touches that make things cozier or more efficient and add up to make our house …

DIY

12 groups of companion plants to make your vegetable garden thrive

<b>Some plants help each other enormously, while others hinder their neighbors – use this cheat sheet to ensure harmony in the vegetable plot.</b><p>There can …

Gardening

Apple Watch: How to enable Elevated Heart Rate notifications

Apple Watch has been credited multiple times for saving lives. This is due to the device being heavily focused on health with detection features that can help spot health problems early on. Read on for how to take advantage of those features…<p>One of the latest features to come to Apple Watch is …

Apple Watch

Genius Ways to Fix These 5 Very Annoying Things at Home

Living in a house (especially an older house) is a noisy business. Cabinet doors slam shut. Floorboards creak. Doors squeak on their hinges.

Home Improvement

How to Make an Indoor Self-Watering Herb Garden

No green thumb required.<p>Start an herb garden indoors with a planter that will keep your herbs hydrated and blooming all year long.<p><b>What you'll …

Gardening

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Gardening

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

Plants

SelectTV could be the best cord-cutting service you've never heard of

Everyone seems to be cutting the cord and ditching cable. We’re still watching an obsessive amount of TV – we’re just watching it on other platforms. …

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

Investing

SelectTV Offers More Shows and Movies than Netflix at a Fraction of the Cost: 1-yr. $19

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Cable subscriptions are ridiculous nowadays, but platforms like Netflix and Hulu don’t always cover your favorite shows. With over …

20 Free DIY Raised Garden Bed Plans & Ideas You Can Build in a Day

​Planting on raised garden beds brings many benefits compared to planting on the ground. But the most crucial one is you can grow a garden even in a …

Gardening

33 Things to Stop Doing to Your Kids Right Now

In our quest to be a great mom or dad, we often don't see that our actions aren't always best for our children. Now's the time to take off the …

How Much Does It Cost to Add a Bathroom, Bedroom, and Other Home Additions?

How much does it cost to add a bathroom to your home? Or a bedroom or master suite? Because, let's face it, standing in line to use the only toilet …

How to Help Your Kid Calm Down: An Age-by-Age Guide

Children need to feel their feelings, but too often, they become overwhelmed by them. When they’re visibly upset, that’s when parents tend to swoop …

How To Take Plain Store-Bought Curtains to the Next Level

I'm a firm believer that a window without draperies is a missed decorating opportunity (that is, unless you have beautiful windows that would be …

Sewing

7 Smart Yet Simple Ways to Handle Difficult People

This afternoon I took my son, Mac, to the community playground. As I was chatting with another parent, I looked over and saw Mac’s eyes welling up …

Teens

A lot of our ideas about bilingual children are total myths

“What’s that music?” my three-year-old asked as we listened to a song in a foreign language last December.<p>Could my toddler be showing an interest in her Russian heritage? Maybe this would be a chance to tell her about the revered winter holidays of my childhood in St. Petersburg, Russia—calling up …

Language Learning

Stylish Solutions for Awkward "Dead Zone" Spaces

(Image credit: Built Custom Homes via Houzz)<p>Tight corners, the space under your stairs, the tops of cabinets—these awkward spaces are the great …

Living Rooms

Scientists Home in on Eczema-Causing Germs

Researchers trying to figure out how bacteria might cause eczema say they’ve found an important new clue: Specific strains of Staphylococcus bacteria seem to cause more severe symptoms.<p>Kids with eczema tended to have larger populations of Staphylococcus aureus living on their skin, while kids …

Medicine

8 Great Front Porch Decorating Ideas That'll Have Guests at 'Hello'

Front porch decorating ideas abound, but before you dive in, you need to consider: What is your front porch saying about you? If you’re like a lot of …

Get This Bold, High-End Bathroom Look on a Budget

How much would you pay for a bathroom as bold and high-end looking as the one in Shauna Glenn's Texas house? Her incredible design choices make this …

Home Decorating

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> …

Pedagogy

5 easy home upgrades that will make your house sell faster — and get you a higher sale price

If you're trying to sell your house this summer, here's some good news: It's finally a seller's market, thanks to an improving economy that has …

Real Estate

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

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Real Estate

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Amazon Fire can help you finally cut the cord

If you wanted to watch TV, you used to have only two options, cable or the channels you could pick up with an antenna. In the last decade, however, …

7 Smart Ideas to Steal from the Internet's Prettiest Patios

There are few things dreamier than sipping your morning coffee outside while reading a new book, or toasting the end of another work day with a glass …

Landscaping

What's the best grass, ground cover for shady lawns?

<b>There is a grouping of a neighbor's Norway spruce trees on the property line in the back corner of our property. Some of the branches are even hanging over our lawn. As they have gotten bigger over the years, there is now an area of our lawn that is dying out because of the increasing shade, with</b> …

Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO: The Exposure Triangle Explained

Ask any beginner photographer - and plenty of experienced ones, too - what the most difficult aspect of understanding photography is, and I'm willing …

Shutter Speed

Real Life Solutions: Lessons from Well-Organized Closets

Have you ever been jealous of someone's closet? I don't mean their clothes or their shoes, but their actual closet space—as someone with a tiny …

Small Spaces