Anand Mukati

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From Whipped Feta To Falafel: 11 Must-Try Mediterranean Recipes

Even if you’re staying close to home this summer, you can still take your tastebuds on a far-flung adventure. From Italy to Greece to the Middle East to North Africa, these recipes will transport you to the sunny Mediterranean Sea.<p><b>1. Creamy Whipped Feta Dip</b><p>This is an American riff on <i>htipiti</i>, the …

'Parenting Is ...' Comics Showcase The Highs And Lows Of Raising Kids

"My life got twice as hard and twice as much fun and meaningful since we had kids.”<p>Dutch illustrator Liesbeth Ton knows the highs and lows of parenting all too well. The Los Angeles-based artist and mom has three kids, ages 10, 7 and 2, and often channels her day-to-day frustrations into quirky …

Parenting

Someone reinvented the guitar and it's super easy to learn

Magic Instruments let you skip taking expensive lessons and learn to play music with a simple app.

10 Vegetarian Dinners Even Meat-Eaters Will Love

You’ll love these fast, flavorful recipes — and you won’t miss the meat one bit!<p>Whether you’re a vegetarian or just trying to incorporate some meatless meals into your diet, you’ll love these fast, flavorful recipes — and you won’t miss the meat one bit!<p>1. Chinese Vegetable Stir-Fry<p>This hearty …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

7 Easy Dinners For People Who 'Don't Cook'

You can be a complete stranger to the kitchen and still pull off an amazing meal. Here are seven foolproof recipes that will wow your entire family.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken with Mango Chutney</b><p>Chicken tandoori is easy to make, and this is my favorite version: the chicken is deliciously spiced with …

6 Questions to Ask Your Kids After School

Read on HuffPost France<p>Big change this year-- all three of my little boys are going to school! The eldest is in kindergarten this year, and the twins are starting their first year. September 2015 has made me a free woman! (And, most importantly, has allowed me to get back to work!)<p>However, even …

Harvard psychologists have been studying what it takes to raise 'good' kids. Here are 6 tips.

A lot of parents are tired of being told how technology is screwing up their kids.<p>Moms and dads of the digital age are well aware of the growing …

13 savoury lunch box ideas for school lunches

The ol’ school lunch box has had a well-deserved makeover and peckish little peeps are salivating at savoury once again! Say bye bye to bread and …

Healthy Eating

100 fiction books all children should read before leaving primary school – according to teachers

1 <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory</i> by Roald Dahl<p>2 <i>Goodnight Mister Tom</i> by Michelle Magorian<p>3 <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> by Lewis Carroll<p>4 <i>Matilda</i> by Roald …

NASA Released Stunning Footage Of Earth, The Scenes Are Truly Breathtaking.

Need perspective? Of course – we all do. We all need reminders that prompt us to see beyond our small bubble and have a greater view of life. Well, …

Summer Fun | 10 "Green"spirational books for kids !

Three years ago, when my son was in lower kindergarten, they had a unit on the 3Rs- reducing, recycling and reusing. What I loved about this unit was …

In Defense of Being Average

There’s this guy. World-renowned billionaire. Tech genius. Inventor and entrepreneur. Athletic and talented and handsome with a jaw so chiseled it …

How To Make Your Wife Happy In 5 Minutes A Day

Do you only have five minutes to make your wife happy per day? No, you probably have more, but it's a good thought experiment to show that even tiny increments of time can make a huge difference in your marriage. This is a relationship-focused extension of this piece about how to make your life …

9 Ice Cream Cupcake Recipes That Are Better Than A Whole Ice Cream Cake

Photo credit: How Sweet It Is, A Pumpkin & A Princess<p>Ice cream cakes, no matter how simple, have the ability to stir up lots of nostalgia. They're associated with birthdays, summer, and zero responsibilities -- a trifecta of the best things in life. There isn't much that can top the magic of an ice …

10 Ways To Teach Your Kids To Have A Fearless Mindset

As a parent, you want your kids to grow up to be confident, happy, and successful adults, able to face the world head-on and make the most of every …

Self-help

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20 Things A Father Should Tell His Daughter

1) Pay attention to the way a man loves his mother. That is the way he will love you.<p>2) You can do anything a man can do, including organic …

Are you raising nice kids? A Harvard psychologist gives 5 ways to raise them to be kind

Earlier this year, I wrote about teaching empathy, and whether you are a parent who does so. The idea behind it is from Richard Weissbourd, a Harvard psychologist with the graduate school of education, who runs the Making Caring Common project, aimed to help teach kids to be kind.<p>I know, you’d …

4 Crazy-Good Kebab Recipes

Summer and skewers go hand-in-hand, so put one of these crowd-pleasing kebab recipes on your next party menu. Food is just more fun when it's served on a stick.<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they …

What we can learn from 6 kids who are masters of their anger

The elementary school kids in this video by Wavecrest Films are unexpectedly articulate about their emotions.<p>Seriously, they are so smart! Listen to …

How to Raise Brave Girls

On my 40th birthday, my daughter Maddy, 10 at the time, gave me a handcrafted birthday voucher on which she wrote: <i>"This vowcher lets you be my gest at the Oscars when I am nomnated for best actres."</i> (I figured she stood more chance of that than winning the national spelling bee!)<p>I've tucked it away …

Simple But Mindblowing Helium Balloon Experiment

Newton’s first law of motion states that an object at rest will stay at rest, while an object in motion will stay in motion, unless acted upon by an …

David Whyte on the True Meaning of Friendship, Love, and Heartbreak

“Heartbreak is how we mature… There is almost no path a human being can follow that does not lead to heartbreak.”<p><i>“Words belong to each other,”</i> Virginia Woolf asserted in the only surviving recording of her voice. But words also belong to us, as much as we belong to them — and out of that mutual …

Relationships

15 Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.”<br>–Peace is Every Step<p>“When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply …

Meditation

Dynamic Stretching Better Before Training and Racing

Static stretching may do more harm than good pre-run.<p><b>Jimmy Fallon once said, "Don't keep reaching for the stars because you'll just look like an idiot stretching that way for no reason."</b> Turns out he may be right. New research indicates that the flexibility that is a by-product of pre-run static …

51 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In Literature

"At the still point, there the dance is." —T. S. Eliot<p>2. "In our village, folks say God crumbles up the old moon into stars."<p>—Alexander Solzhenitsyn, <i>One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich</i><p>Suggested by Jasmin B., via Facebook<p>3. "She wasn't doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning …

Literature

How to reduce body heat immediately – Foods & drinks to control body heat

Body heat can be produced due to variety of factors among which the environmental heat that surrounds your body plays an important role. Your body …