Alissa Mendelson

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Those close moments that make our hearts melt are what makes parenting worth all the sacrifices.

• Tuesday, June 27, 2017<p><i>"I can't believe how things with my daughter have turned around, since I started focusing on connection." - Zoe</i><p>We all crave …

Preschoolers 101: Understanding Preschooler Development

Your toddler is now preschool age -- learn what behaviors to expect and how to nurture independence during the preschool years.<p><b>What defines a preschooler?</b><p>A child of 3 or 4 is considered a preschooler. So whether or not your child is attending a formal preschool program, he is no longer a toddler. …

The 10 Best Hotels In The World

To compile these awards, the magazine asked its readers to vote on the best hotels they've traveled to, factoring in everything from rooms and food to service and location.<p>This year, Botswana's Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp took the top spot, ousting last year's winner, Tanzania's Singita …

9 Great Bikes on a Budget

These inexpensive, high-value road, city, and mountain bikes are easy on your wallet, but certainly not cheap. For bike shopping tips, read our How to Buy a Bike for $1,000 or Less.

Best Ever Barbecued Ribs

This go-to recipe for classic barbecued ribs embraces what we refer to as our "oven-cheat" method -- a technique that'll get you ultra-tender meat …

20 Majestic Pictures of Tigers

The Tiger is the largest of the cat species, and clearly not your typical house pet. These majestic mammals reach a total body length of up 11 ft and …

Water Landscapes Around the World Showcase Nature's Beauty

<b>This post is brought to you by Poland Spring Brand 100% Natural Spring Water.</b><p>When you first hear the word landscape, what comes to mind? Do you think of mountains, hills or the general countryside? In fact, landscape is more broadly defined as “all the visible features of an area of land” which …

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Spectacular Images of the Antarctic

Renowned Italian photographer Enzo Barracco is celebrated primarily for his work in the fashion industry. Last year, he broke from that mold, packed …

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Top 20 DJ Mixes of 2013 So Far

Essential sets from Atoms for Peace, James Murphy, Eric Prydz and more<p>Once upon a time, DJ mixtapes were for the faithful. Today, it's the opposite – …

How a Photographer Created Images of Fireworks Unlike Any You've Ever Seen

<i>A photographer's experiment puts explosions in new light.</i>

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Best Outdoor Toys and Gear for Kids

Get outside with these great products for families.<p>If only grown-up yard work was this much fun! Pull the simple trigger on the battery-operated <b>Garden Bubble Leaf and Lawn Blower</b> and you get realistic revving sounds and a continuous stream of bubbles. A clear window helps make sure the leaf blower …

The Most Expensive Billionaire Homes In The World

Steven Cohen has been garnering headlines, thanks to insider trading charges at his hedge fund SAC and rumors that he paid a record sum for a Picasso painting. But Cohen has also reportedly plunked down $60 million for an oceanfront property in the Long Island, N.Y., community of East Hampton, …

Articles about 9 great bunk beds on Dwell.com - Dwell

Though kitchen cabinets play the obvious role of storing food goods, dinnerware, and pots and pans, they also have a powerful...<p>Looking for a more intimate yet modern travel experience? Consider booking your next stay at a bed-and-breakfast, where you can...<p>The next Step In The Evolution Of The …

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Miami's Top Hotels

From a seaside oasis to a chic playground, the accommodations here offer something for everyone<p>From a seaside oasis to a chic playground, the accommodations here offer something for everyone

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

35 Beaches You Should Visit In Your Lifetime

We've scoured world to find the best beaches you should put on your bucket list.<p>There's something for everyone: we found beaches where you can swim with penguins, relax under ancient Mayan ruins, bask on volcanic black sand, and more.

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Beneath the Clouds – Incredible Underwater Photography by Sarah Lee

Sarah Lee is from Kona on the Big Island of Hawai’i, and her photography can make you want to live there too. She captures the full beauty of island …

15 Images Of What Morning Looks Like Around The World

Rise and shine. There’s a whole new way to start your day. Wake up and watch New Day on CNN for all the latest news stories. Weekday Mornings 6-9am ET on CNN.

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The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

At the end of every quarter the Sifter will highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check …

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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