Ann Cereghino

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The Bubble List: 31 Things My Sons Should Be Able to Do Before They Move Out

Since we grownups have a bucket list of things we must do before we kick the bucket, our kids have a bubble list of things they must do before they leave the bubble of our home and our protection.<p>It was another harbinger of the inevitable. My oldest son informed us a few weeks ago that he wanted to …

Bucket Lists

15 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes for Anyone's Big Day

We've rounded up 15 decadent, celebration-worthy cakes, from double banana to chocolate-caramel.<p><b>From mint chip ice cream cakes</b> to a decadent, towering double banana cake, these confections are epic enough for a birthday celebration.

Dessert

Article: Changing the character of lenses with Canon EF Extenders: Part I

Canon’s EF tele extenders have been available to EOS shooters since the early days of the EOS system, the late1980s. Now in their third generation, …

What Little Girls Wish Daddies Knew

Once in a while when you look at your little gal twirling in her frilly skirt, remember she'll be grown one day. What do you want her to know about men, life, herself, love?<p>I'm spending the morning waiting for my car in the repair shop. Four men in flannel (I missed the flannel memo) and I sit …

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

5 Links to Read Before Baking Bread

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Learn the timeless art of baking bread.</i><p>Winter is the ideal season to bake fresh bread at home. Time spent posted up inside -- hiding from below-zero …

Bread

Kim Boyce's Granola Bars

<i>In anticipation of this year's Piglet, we'll be sharing articles, recipes, and tips from past winners over the next three weeks. First up: Kim Boyce's Good to the Grain. Learn more about this year's tournament here, or head to Provisions to add some of the titles to your bookshelf!</i><p><i>Today: A granola</i> …

Recipes

How to Make Snack Mix Without a Recipe, Savory or Sweet

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: With just 4 steps and a trip to the spice cabinet, you can elevate all of the snacks already in your pantry</i> …

Recipes

3 Ways to Raise Secure Children

Secure attachment develops in children who learn that they can rely their parents to meet their physical and emotional needs.<p>One of the most important qualities you want to instill in your children is a deep sense of security in themselves and the world. There are three messages you want your …

Relationships

How to Set Limits for Kids Without Harshness, Fear or Shame

Kids need boundaries and limits to feel safe. But setting and enforcing them is tricky, especially if you are trying to avoid coercion, threats and bribes.<p>I am not a proponent of permissive parenting. Kids need boundaries and limits to feel safe. But setting and enforcing them is tricky, especially …

Albert Einstein

10 First-Year Games for You and Baby

Playtime with your baby is more than fun and games—it also teaches your infant valuable life lessons. Use these baby games for girls and boys to educate and entertain your little one.<p>Take a koosh ball or other soft ball and squish it into a small container with a lid. Close the lid. Ask your baby, …

11 Facts Every Parent Should Know About Their Baby's Brain

1 of 12<p>Fascinating Baby Brains<p>Most of them are bald, fat and speak only nonsense. And we couldn't be more fascinated. What is going on inside the …

Parenting

Readers' Best Ideas for Birthday Traditions

Our readers' best creative birthday traditions.<p>Write a Magical Message<p>My kids wake up to a note and a picture on their bathroom mirror from the Birthday Fairy. She uses a bar of soap to write "Happy Birthday" and draw a picture that represents something they are interested in at the time. The kids …

Choose the Right Lens to Make Flattering Portraits

<i>Nikon D800, 105mm f/2.8 Micro VR lens, F/3, 1.60s, ISO 800.</i><p>The lens you choose to make a picture strongly affects how the subject will look. When …

Neighbourhood ethnic segregation: has it decreased?

The release of Census 2011 statistics has created some interesting opportunities for analysis and scrutiny at local levels. A new study, using Census data, has delved deep into output areas to show how ethnic group segregation has changed in neighbourhoods over the last decade.<p>The study by Dr Gemma …

Segregated Prom: Wilcox County, Ga. High School Students Set Up First Integrated Prom

A group of high school students in Wilcox County High School, GA., are taking a stand against their school's practice of holding racially-segregated proms by organizing the first-ever integrated prom in the school's history.<p>Stephanie Sinnot, Mareshia Rucker, Quanesha Wallace, and Keela Bloodworth …

Israel To Ban Gender Segregation On Public Transportation

By Jeffrey Heller<p>JERUSALEM, May 9 (Reuters) - Back-of-the bus seating for women on any public transport in Israel will soon be outlawed, the justice minister said on Thursday, pledging sweeping legislation to stop Jewish zealots trying to enforce gender segregation in many spheres of …

Map

"One of the concerns scholars have about residential segregation is whether or not it is indicative of (or the cause of) differences in economic opportunity, educational attainment, social mobility, and overall well-being," Cable said in an email to Al Jazeera.<p>"For example, does a school system in …

Reports Detail Racial Segregation in N.J. Public Schools

Rutgers-Newark and UCLA studies cite stark disparities and even 'apartheid' in education system<p><b>by John Mooney, NJSpotlight.com</b><p>Provocative titles: …

This Day In History: Segregation On Buses In Alabama Ruled Unconstitutional

On November 13th 1957, segregation on buses in Alabama was ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.<p>After the arrest of Rosa Parks in December of 1955,when she refused to give up her seat to a white man, Montgomery's black leaders called for a boycott of the buses, and over 90 percent of blacks …

Harper Lee sues agent over copyright to To Kill A Mockingbird

Harper Lee, the reclusive author of <i>To Kill A Mockingbird</i>, has sued a literary agent, claiming that he tricked the ageing writer into assigning him copyright on the classic book.<p>The move marks a rare step into the spotlight for Lee, who is known for keeping a low profile for such a household name, …

To Kill a Mockingbird: too simple a moral tale?

After last month's encounter with DH Lawrence, it's a relief to come to a book that is as easy to like as it is to admire. Easy, in fact, to love. I fully understand why reading group contributor babytiger might give his son the middle name "Atticus" and why he describes To Kill A Mockingbird as …

To Kill a Mockingbird: a book that still raises questions about 'good' justice

So many excellent points were raised below my article about morality in To Kill A Mockingbird last week that I can't resist continuing the discussion. Most people agreed that the book is more complicated than its critics may have suggested – and that Harper Lee is neither childish nor simplistic in …

How to Make Perfect Cut Out Cookies

Stop us if you're heard this one before. You make a beautiful batch of buttery cookie dough, just begging to be turned into sprinkle-studded stars and red-nosed Rudolphs and maybe the odd dinosaur or two. You dutifully flour your surface, roll out the dough, and cut, cut, cut away. It's like a …

Cookies

Gift Guide: 12 Kitchen Gadgets We Love

From stocking stuffers to extravagant, indulgent gifts, it's time to make that list and check it twice, whether you're shopping for your best pal or making your own wish list. If you're celebrating twelve days of Christmas, here's a gift for every day.<p>Good Cook Bottle Top Juicer<p>Need a stocking …

Tips for Better Portrait Photography

There are a few techniques that help with taking portraits, and I’m going to share some of those tips with you today. Lighting, composition, camera …

DIY Projects & Crafts

The 8 Stews You Should Cook This Season

Yes, we know, it feels like we were just talking about tomatoes. And peaches. And hell, spring break. But it's time to face it; it's time to get out that Dutch oven, it's time for a glass of red wine, it's time -- oh yes -- to make some stew.<p>Whether it's for a weeknight dinner or a Sunday project, …

Sandwiches

How To Temper Chocolate Without a Thermometer

We're excited to introduce you to Alexandra Whisnant, chocolatier and owner of a small, avant-garde chocolate company called <i>gâté comme des filles</i> …