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What to Expect When Your Babies Become Children

1. Children do not "run off and play" with toys or other children. They want to play with you and only you. If you invite other children to your house as playmates, you are simply inviting more children into your house that will want to play with you.<p>2. You cannot sit anywhere alone unless you turn …

6 Things Every New Mother Should Know to Survive The First 6 Weeks

I have no doubt that every mother will agree with me when I say that during pregnancy, the only thing worse than the stretch marks and bad gas are the hours of bad parenting advice you get from every source imaginable. Between the always-ready-to-share, been-there-done-that mothers, strangers in …

Fix Your Posture with This Animated Guide to Sitting Right

We're all aware that sitting all day damages your body. One of the best ways to counteract those effects is to fix you posture, and the above video …

A Collection of Random DIYs

5 Comments<p>A collection of DIYs (without a theme); a little home decor, a little back-to-school (loving the fold-up office)! Have you made anything …

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The 10 Most Frequently Used Smartphone Apps

Google Maps is the most frequently used mobile app in the world, according to GlobalWebIndex data on global smartphone users in Q2 of 2013.<p>The top …

How to Fix 11 of the Most Common Household Appliance Problems

<i>At least a quarter of all appliance repair calls are resolved with no-brainer solutions like pushing a button or flipping a circuit breaker. The team</i> …

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14 Super Cheap but Brilliant Everyday Objects, Curated by a Design Genius

Author: Liz Stinson. Liz Stinson Design<p>Date of Publication: 08.01.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>Some of Sam Hecht's newer found objects …

Roundup: 10 Extremely Easy IKEA Hacks

Sometimes it's nice to do an easy project. One of those <i>"why didn't I think of that"</i> ideas that doesn't take two weeks to finish. So today I wanted to …

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Five Surprising Facts About Daydreaming

New computer model aims to simulate our mental escapes.<p><b>Whether it's worrying or fantasizing, all of us daydream—or let our minds escape from the task at hand.</b><p>Now, a new computer model that simulates these periods of mental wandering may give scientists clues about how our brains work. Specifically, …

Know the Secret Price Codes at Major Retailers to Save More Money

Several popular retailers use "secret" price codes that can clue you in on whether an item is the best deal at the store or not. Here's a handy chart …

What Does Your Handwriting Reveal About Your Personality?

'Graphology' is known as 'the pseudoscientific study and analysis of handwriting', forensic scientists & supporters of this method use it to decipher …

12 Incredible Instagram Images

1. Maura Grace (@folkfibers)<p>2. Simon (@stmng)<p>3. Tyson Wheatley (@twheat)<p>4. Benjamin Heath (@benjaminheath)<p>5. Athipan Wongsuebyut (@awnoom)<p>6. Matt …

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Award-winning design blogger Erin Loechner of Design for Mankind shares her 20 favorite crafts for happy, creative kids: http://trib.al/8lqE50G

Amazing Maps of 3 Billion Tweets Reveal iPhone vs. Android Neighborhoods

Author: Kyle VanHemert. Kyle VanHemert Design<p>Date of Publication: 07.15.13.<p>Time of Publication: 12:30 pm. 12:30 pm<p>Chicago, with tweets from iPhones …

The Best Way to Load Your Dishwasher - CHOW Tip

Understanding Children's Emotions: The Importance of Curiosity and Interest

In my next few posts, I will discuss recent theory and research on children's emotions. Advances in the psychology and neuroscience of emotions now offer us a new understanding of the nature of emotion -- and of the importance of emotion in the lives of our children. Emotions, we now know, are not …

US under pressure to bring federal charges against George Zimmerman

The Obama administration was facing intense pressure on Monday to bring a federal prosecution against George Zimmerman, acquitted of murdering the …

Dustin Theoharis, Man Shot 16 Times, Files $20 Million Suit Against State Department Of Corrections

An unarmed Washington state man who was shot 16 times by law enforcement last year has filed a $20 million lawsuit against the Department of Corrections.<p>In February 2012, police executed a search warrant on the Auburn home where Dustin Theoharis was renting a basement room. Officers were looking …

'The Lookout' Investigates Groupon Vacation Deals: Too Good To Be True? (VIDEO)

Discount websites like Groupon offer vacation deals that sometimes seem like they're just too good to be true. ABC's "The Lookout" discovered that sometimes they are. They had an undercover team buy a Groupon that promised luxury accommodations at an all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic …

Kindergarten Prep

Try these low-key activities to help your child get ready for next fall.<p>The stress of back-to-school shopping and making the transition from lazy summer days to early rising is still a few months away, but if your kid is kindergarten-bound, it's normal to be worrying already. While you may wonder …

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Ghost Army: The Inflatable Tanks That Fooled Hitler

The Allies saved thousands of lives by embracing the artistry of war.<p>These props -- "advanced technology" as advanced technology -- were amazingly effective, doing what all good theater props will: setting a believable scene. The Ghost Army, some 1,100 men in all, ended up staging more than twenty …

Opinion: How the Prime Meridian Changed the World

How Greenwich, England, became the earth's zero-degree longitude reference point<p><b>Some 250 years ago, a British astronomer published the first of a series of guidebooks that would ultimately establish Greenwich, England, as the world's zero-degree longitude location, the "prime meridian."</b><p>Nevil …

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The Health Benefits Of Eggs Revealed

Unhealthy eggs? The yolk's on you<p><b>Pity the poor egg:</b> health benefits of eggs <i>American Journal of Clinical Nutrition</i><p><b>They may reduce your risk of cancer</b> <br>breast cancer.<p><b>Eggs keep your peepers peeping</b> <br>Egg yolks<p><b>An omelet a day can shrink your waist</b><p><b>Your abs eat them up</b><p><b>Which eggs are best?</b><p>special eggs<p><b>Labels</b> …