Stephanie Dubner

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Dear Toddler, Hear Me Out: Something Has To Give (And It's Not Going To Be Me)

I know you’re going through some very important developmental milestones, but I have some concerns about your behavior, that I feel we should address.<p>…

The 40 best books of 2016 you must read immediately

The Post’s books team on the titles they most loved — and some that, curiously, escaped notice.<p>by Paul Kalanithi (Random House)<p>On page one, this …

How to Make Tomato Sauce in the Crockpot

Enjoy homemade tomato sauce without all the work. This crockpot recipe requires no peeling, seeding or coring, and tastes better than anything you …

60 Foods Everyone Should Try at Least Once When Visiting Disney World

If you think all theme park snacks are the same, get ready to be blown away. There’s plenty more than nachos, pretzels and popcorn on offer at …

Walt Disney World Resort

For Ear Infections, Shorter Antibiotic Course Isn't Better

Doctors hoping that it might be possible to take it a little easy on treating babies with antibiotics got bad news Wednesday: A shorter treatment course didn’t work as well as 10 full days of drugs.<p>The experiment involved babies and young toddlers with ear infection. The hope was that doctors could …

The best free games of 2016

Every week of the year Free Loaders dutifully brings a bunch of free games to you, like a servant with small handful of grapes. But now, the winter …

PC Gaming

Code your own games with new Humble Bundle

Have the perfect idea for a fun video game but don't know where to start creating it? Or maybe you've always wanted to build your own app but aren't sure how to code?<p>A new Humble Book Bundle from Apress will teach you how to write your own software from the ground up.<p>Humble Bundles let you name …

Ubisoft is offering seven PC games for free

Ubisoft is offering seven PC games for free this weekend; the same seven games that Ubisoft offered through its 30th anniversary celebrations over …

29 Easy Recipes to Help You Stick to Your Healthy-Eating Resolutions

'Tis the season for stuffing our faces. Whether it’s with a few extra slices of pie here or several celebratory glasses of wine there, we all know …

With four kids, one-size-fits-all approach to discipline won’t work

<i>Q: We have four kids (8, 6, 4 and almost 1). The older kids are close and tend to do things together. How do we handle undesirable behavior when the strategies are different for different ages or when the behavior is developmentally appropriate (but undesirable) for the 4-year-old but not</i> …

Change One Thing, Get This Genius Chocolate Chip Cookie

Not that there was anything wrong with chocolate chip cookies. (I legally have to make that disclaimer.)<p>But—just as you don’t wear your favorite robe to an important meeting or a fancy party—there are times that call for something a little more refined, instead of simply sweet and familiar.<p>This is …

Parents Trying to Limit Kids' Screen Time Should Start With Their Own

The majority of parents spend more than nine hours a day looking at a screen (and that's not counting work hours!)—are you one of them?<p>Quick—how many hours a day do you think you spend staring a screen. Two? Maybe three? Five?<p>Try somewhere around NINE. That's right—according to a new survey from …

Make Crispier Roasted Potatoes by Roughing Them Up First

Boiling your potatoes with salt or vinegar before you roast them can help make your roasted potatoes come out crispier, but there’s an even better …

These 3 apps can help you monitor your teens' activities online

Typical teens live on their phones nowadays — and often their parents don't have a clue what they're doing on them, who they're talking to, or what they're typing.<p>But three apps that you can download onto your kids' phones right now can change that, by enabling you to monitor not just your child's …

Apps

Vegan Spicy Ramen Noodles

<i>While the Japanese don’t really make Ramen at home (they eat out at their local Ramen restaurants), those of us without that option can now make a</i> …

20 Restaurant-Worthy Dipping Sauces You Can Totally Make at Home

What's a french fry or a chicken nugget without a dipping sauce for dunking? From fast-food copycat sauce recipes like Chick-fil-A's honey mustard to restaurant-worthy spreads like cilantro jalapeño sauce, there's a dipping sauce recipe that's sure to speak to you. Your fries, chicken nuggets, …

9 Must-Try Vegetarian and Vegan Thanksgiving Dishes

Although turkey is the holiday’s iconic dish, Thanksgiving dinner is actually a pretty great meal for vegetarians. Heaping dishes of autumn …

How to Pull Off Vegan Thanksgiving

True life: How one food editor pulls off an entire vegan Thanksgiving without butter.<p><i>Amelia Rampe is an assistant food editor at BA and the genius behind one of our Greatest Recipes of All Time, Chicken Adobo. If there’s one person who’s not loving that chicken adobo, it’s her husband, because he’s</i> …

NFL memes dominated by Cowboys' resurgence

For those NFL fans who don't worship the star and all things Dallas/Arlington, this is getting to be a bit much.<p>The Cowboys have won six games in a row and are looking like a legitimate Super Bowl contender.<p>That means Cowboys fans are coming out of the woodwork and saying ridiculous things like, …

Social Media

6 killer board games that bring horror to your tabletop

Fall isn’t just for pumpkin spice lattes. As the shadows get longer and the autumn air bites at our skin, it’s the perfect time for us to embrace …

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Boston Ice Cream Pie Cake Recipe - Chowhound

1<p>Place ice cream in the refrigerator until slightly softened, about 30 minutes. Place the cooled cake in the refrigerator to chill, about 30 minutes. …

The Slow Cooker Recipes You've Been Waiting For

Cooking just got easier.<p>The slow cooker is our best friend this time of year. As the days get shorter and we find ourselves low on energy, the slow cooker picks up the slack by cooking dinner for us. Not only can it effortlessly take a big hunk of meat and cook it into a tender meal, but it can do …

Cooking

How To Stop Co-Sleeping & Get Your Privacy Back From Baby

I loved co-sleeping. I slept as soundly as a mother could sleep knowing that my baby was in the same room. But, there came a day when my husband and …

28 Go-To Recipes I Used During My 100-Pound Weight Loss

You don't have to eat broccoli and grilled chicken every day to lose weight.<p><i>By the way, this is just my personal experience, and as always, you should consult a doctor/dietician before changing your diet!</i><p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on …

I’m pregnant and want this second baby – but not the man

A woman with an unplanned pregnancy says she is not sure about her relationship with the father. Mariella Frostrup questions how ‘unexpected’ the conception was<p><b>The dilemma</b> <i>I’m a 38-year-old single mother to a wonderful six-year-old girl. I was on my own for three years before meeting someone who</i> …

Pregnancy

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to iPhone/Smartphone Photography

Dear friend,<p>This guide is intended for you if you currently own a smartphone (iPhone, Android, etc) and want to learn how to take better …

Mobile Photography

It's OK to have a crap parenting day

Yesterday was a good day for parenting. It began with a blisteringly wholesome early-morning romp in the park (pre-7am, dew on the grass, bats still …

How much video game time should kids get?

Kids who play video games much more than an hour a day may experience behavior problems, a Spanish study suggests.<p>Children who limit gaming time to an hour or two a week, however, may experience cognitive benefits such as faster responses to visual cues.<p>"It is a fact that our children expend a …

How long does it take games to be cheap on Steam?

Seven months. That's about how long it'll take for this year's biggest games to hit a 50 percent discount. Sometimes it happens faster; it took Deus …