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DIY Painted Silhouettes Your Kid Can Make—for Father's Day or Any Day

One of the greatest joys of parenthood is forcing your passions and interests on your children. I love making and looking at art, so for my son’s first birthday, I decided we should make a series of collaborative paintings to commemorate the milestone. Thankfully, he didn’t speak English well …

Crafting

3 Easy Tips to Positively Conditioning Your Baby

Having and raising babies can be easy if you learn to positively condition them to not control you, and you set forth the boundaries. Babies sleep 16 to 17 hours a day, but most do not sleep for more than two hours at a time. This means that if you would like to keep yourself sane and maintain your …

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

Workload

9 Expert Tips for How to Drop Your Kids Off at Daycare Tear-Free

You’re done with maternity leave, or maybe you’re ready to quit your job as “stay at home Mommy,” and you’ve finally picked out the best child care center for your kiddos. But now, the drop-off drama begins: Cue the tears (yours and theirs!).<p>Think back to your first day at your job. There were new …

What to Do When Your Toddler Throws a Tantrum... and You're About to Lose Your Sh*t

Before becoming a mother, I used to sleep until my body decided it was rested enough to wake up, usually around 8:00 or 8:30 a.m. I would drink a big glass of water, slowly sit up and meditate, journal, or do some quiet breathing. My morning felt full of "me" time and I started each day on a note …

Parenting

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they don’t always understand what we’re looking for when we ask them …

Tumors

How to Road Trip With a Baby | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from AJ Gretz.</i><p>“Do you think we’re making a mistake?”<p>That’s the question I asked my wife a couple of hours into …

The Only Parenting Advice You Really Need

<b>1. Let your kids fail.</b><p>To learn self-sufficiency, kids need to occasionally dust themselves off (literally and figuratively) without your help. "Most …

How to Cook with Frozen Vegetables

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: No more mushy peas. Here's how to get the most out of the frozen vegetable aisle.</i><p>By now, we know that eating produce during peak season benefits the …

15 best free Android apps of 2018!

Android’s biggest strength is its app ecosystem. There are a digital ton of Android apps. People downloaded them billions of times. Some of them cost money and some of them don’t. Usually, the best apps will cost you a few bucks. However, there are plenty of amazing options that don’t cost you …

Apps

The Best Street Style Looks From 2013

Check out 25 of the best streetstyle looks from 2013.<p>From fashion editors to bloggers, street style ensembles have fast become the new catwalks. Check out 25 of the best looks from 2013.

Street Style

The 10-Piece Closet Edit: Why It Works!

With trends moving in and out faster than you can say “overalls,” it’s important to look inside your closet to ensure your mainsqueezesstaples still …