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Michelle Obama Reveals Her Successful Parenting Strategy: "I Can’t Cherish You to Death"

One of the most emotional moments of Barack Obama's presidency may have been his farewell address when he spoke of his daughters with Michelle Obama.<p>“Malia and Sasha, under the strangest of circumstances, you have become two amazing young women, smart and beautiful, but more importantly, kind and …

Baked Pasta Dishes

These comforting recipes include star chef Grant Achatz's perfect mac and cheese, easy ravioli lasagna and cheesy baked rigatoni.

Italian Food

5 Common Parenting Discipline Mistakes

When calm, consistency, and values are abandoned, it’s highly unlikely discipline will help a kid behave<p>By<p>Jan 22 2018, 6:44 PM<p>Getting a child to …

How to Discipline Stubborn, ‘Unpunishable’ Children

You might not be able to control their behavior, but you do have control over what they learn.<p>By<p>Jan 17 2018, 4:41 PM<p>Parents of strong-willed children …

Parenting

Science Says the Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Do These 8 Things | Inc.com

Parenting is tough and if you're not intentional much can go wrong in the process. Here's what researchers say parents should do if they want to raise strong, confident and successful kids.<p>1. Don't complain.<p>Instead, model the ability to pick yourself up in the face of setbacks. According to …

TED Talks

Lemon-Rosemary-Garlic Chicken and Potatoes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°. Stir together first 8 ingredients in a medium bowl.<p>Step 2<p>Place a roasting pan on stove top over 2 burners. …

Country Lifestyle

Are iPhones Harming our Kids? Apple Investors Think So. Protect Your Kids With These 5 Easy Tips | Inc.com

Earlier this week, two major Apple investors published a letter pressuring the tech giant to take a more active role in combating the harmful effects of iPhones on children. The letter cited a growing body of research that shows the negative consequences of kids who use smartphones too much, …

Kids

The Little-known Type of Airline Ticket That Can Take You Around the World on a Budget (Video)

There’s a little-known type of airline ticket that could help travelers on a budget circumnavigate the globe.<p>A round-the-world ticket — sometimes …

American Airlines

6 of the Most Luxurious Ryokans in Japan

If you feel like you need to disconnect and recalibrate—and have a few days to do it—then look into booking a couple of nights at a Japanese <i>ryokan</i>. These traditional inns date back to the 8th century A.D., and many of the earliest ones were located along the Tokaido route, which connected …

12 Ways to Entertain (and Exhaust) Your Kid When They’re Stuck Inside

Beat the snow, rain, or even heat with quick activities that everyone can participate in.<p>By<p>Jan 09 2018, 6:24 PM<p>Serious winter weather can be an …

Kids

Children are learning to code with new toys they can touch and feel

So you want your kid to grow up to be Mark Zuckerberg? Get them started early. Toymakers are creating everything from board games to wooden logic puzzles to teach children—as young as three years old—how to code.<p>Kano and Primo Toys sell play sets that mix hardware and software, creating a hands-on …

19 Gifts For Kids That Aren't Toys

This holiday season, switch up your kid’s typical gendered toy gifts like Barbies and Hot Wheels for these 19 fun and creative gifts that aren’t <i>really</i> toys at all.<p>Whether you have a scientist in the making, an aspiring coder, or future business owner on your hands, these gifts are sure to delight …

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them) | Inc.com

Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so caught up in day-to-day issues, like homework and soccer practice, that you forget …

Self-help

Melinda Gates: I spent my career in technology. I wasn’t prepared for its effect on my kids.

When my youngest child was born in 2002, the flip phone was still the coolest piece of tech you could get. Now I’m told that all three of my children are part of what demographers are calling iGen.<p>I spent my career at Microsoft trying to imagine what technology could do, and still I wasn’t prepared …

Parenting

Open modernist home that embraces nature

Today’s <b>homify</b> story is about a remodeling project that gave an existing 1960s modern home a new lease of life. Undertaken by San Francisco based …

How parents can help introverts thrive (without trying to turn them into extroverts)

In sixth grade, Marsha Pinto’s teacher wanted her to talk more loudly and more often, repeatedly telling Pinto that she would never succeed if she didn’t participate in class discussions and group work. The teacher may have had good intentions, but she called on Pinto daily, and when Pinto was …

Personality

Meal Prep: Here Lies The Secret To Eating Healthy All Week Long

<i>Every week we bring you Meal Prep to help you lay out healthy weekly meals. Do your shopping, spend a few hours cooking on the weekend, and enjoy the fruits of your labor all week long. A lot of thought goes into curating them, ensuring there’s a good balance of nutrition and delicious fun.</i><p>This is …

Healthy Eating

5 Myths About Child Discipline

By<p>Apr 21 2017, 5:15 PM<p>Parents have been desperate to control their children for generations, millennia, even eons if you want to get all arc of …

Parenting

The case for a screen-free childhood

Andy Crouch didn’t let his kids use screens until they turned 10 — and they thanked him for it.<p>Andy Crouch knows that he and his wife, Catherine, raised their kids in an unusual way. He calls it “radical.” They set strict boundaries around technology: no devices in the car. They can check their …

Parenting

Make This Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Fettuccine ASAP

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over medium-high heat. Add the fettuccine and set a timer for 3 minutes less than al dente, about 7 …

Tomatoes

The power of talking sideways to children

Children need opportunities to talk solo to their parents. The best moments happen in ‘sideways listening’ – when out running, walking, driving, or baking or making<p>Good family communication is the key to successful parenting at all stages, but it’s not always easy. We all know the advice about …

Parenting

8 of the best free workouts on YouTube

Who says you need an expensive gym membership to get fit?<p>If you're looking to get fit, but the cost of a gym membership is putting you off and you …

They raise the world's happiest children - so is it time you went Dutch?

Two toddlers have just chased each other to the top of a climbing frame and are jostling to get down the slide first. Their mothers are lost in conversation on a nearby park bench. In the distance, a dog barks and a little boy ambles along on his balance bike, trailed by his grandfather who is …

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

National Parks

37 Seriously Amazing Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Everything you need to know (or buy) to make your house spotless!

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

Skin Care

The First Seven Things You Should Make With a New Instant Pot

If, like me, you were one of the many home cooks to receive an Instant Pot for the holidays (or if you’ve been toying with the idea of getting one), …

Cooking

Top 15 Stunning Kitchen Design Ideas and their Costs – DIY Home Improvement Ideas 2017

Are you in the process of redesigning and remodeling your old, boring kitchen? If so our in-depth guide to top kitchen designs and styles should be a …

32 Insanely Cute Kitchen Products That Are Actually Useful

Who says cooking can't be fun?