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How to raise brilliant children, according to science

Parents receive a lot of mixed messages surrounding how best to bring up their children.<p>How strict should you be? Should you be more of a friend or …

Mount Rainier National Park is the gem of Washington State

Mount Rainier National Park is located in the lovely state of Washington and has one of the tallest mountains in the U.S., which is also one of the …

National Parks

4-Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls

[1]<p>Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls<p>From Jenny Sugar, POPSUGAR<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup raw almonds<br>• 1 cup golden raisins<br>• 3/4 cup rolled oats<br>• 3 tablespoons mini dairy-free chocolate chips (I used Ghirardelli)<p>Directions<p>Add the nuts, raisins, and oats to a food processor or high-speed blender and process until a …

It's Important To Tell Our Kids The Truth About Thanksgiving

I’ll admit it. I never told my kids about Thanksgiving in the first place. They’re homeschooled, so I had the choice, and I chose to ignore the pat …

How do you teach a child to code? Don't tell them they're coding

Learning to code can be challenging, but Fab Lab wants to showcase technology that can get kids involved. For almost three years, it has been running …

5 Ugly Truths Of Potty Training

There are certain events that you just <i>know</i> are going to change your life forever. Starting a new job, getting married, giving birth, and potty …

Parenting

Bringing up baby: how can we teach children to become productive members of society?

Subscribe to WIRED<p>Laura McInerney<p><b>Editor, Schools Week</b><p>"The truth is, we don't know what tomorrow's society will involve. We only know that some skills …

Learn How to Prepare, Cook With, and Clean a Cast Iron Skillet

Cast iron skillets is a fantastic tool for most stove-top cooking. However, like all the best tools, they can require a little extra care to get the …

These Amazing Illustrations For Parents Is Definitely What Parents Should Read Today

We live in a busy world. Sometimes owing to work and other pressures, its very easy to overlook a few things. We designed this illustrations to help …

Kids

"Red wine hot chocolate" is a thing, and it's about to become your go-to winter beverage

Wine is one of those things that makes everything better. Whether you’re into cheap wine, expensive wine, red wine, white wine, or some Jessica …

How to Raise an Entrepreneur: 18 Bite-Size Lessons to Teach Your Kids [Infographic]

Want to nurture your child's entrepreneurial spirit to 'make a dent in the universe'? Here's how.<p>For any parent, knowing what to teach your children--in the limited time you've got--is hard.<p>As an entrepreneur, that difficulty only intensifies. All around us are studies that reveal more and more …

Chicken Adobo Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Assistant food editor Amelia Rampe explains why Filipino chicken adobo is the greatest recipe of all time and how to make it.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

“What was the author trying to say?” is the worst question an English teacher can ask

“What was the author <i>trying</i> to say?” This common question in English classes is often posed by a professor who then reveals various ideas hidden within a novel as if they were a clear, neatly ordered message, waiting to be unpacked. From this perspective, writing is full of both signs and disguises, …

Literature

Here's the Quality Parents (and Teachers) Say is More Important Than Good Grades

Research indicates a rise in narcissism and decline in empathy--another reason why this quality is so important.<p>What qualities should we be instilling in our children?<p>As a parent to two little ones, my wife and I talk a lot about this. The world is changing at such a fast rate...And although …

A Genius One-Pan Lasagna—for the Hurried and the Lazy

Lasagna is the dinner everyone wants, but no one thinks they have time to make. We save it for birthdays, for company, for only the barest of Sundays.<p>But we've got it all wrong. It turns out lasagna can happen anytime, if you’re smart about it—in fact, it can happen in the time it would take to …

Want to Raise Down-to-Earth Kids? It Helps to Know a Little Psychology

Know the psychology of how kids become brats so you can effectively fight back.<p>The rap on young people is that they're entitled and narcissistic. They think the world revolves around them and owes them something. They're brats, basically.<p>Is this true?<p>Absolutely not, reply a whole host of …

7 secrets the wealthy know that many people don't

Maybe the rich do have secrets to accumulating wealth, but that doesn't mean what they know has to remain a mystery. Here are seven things every rich person knows that you can use to build your own wealth.<p>1. Spending must align with goals<p>One of the keys to being rich is having goals, said Michael …

Retirement

25 things you don't actually need to keep in the fridge

There is probably a bunch of things in your fridge that doesn't need to be there. Removing these items from your fridge can free up space and improve the taste and quality of items that should be stored at room temperature.<p>Take a look at this list and then go rummage through your fridge.<p><b>Hot sauce</b> …

Vegan white lasagna with roasted butternut squash and spinach

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Roasted Butternut Squash<p>12 ounces cubed butternut squash<br>• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• sea salt<p>Spinach<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 5 ounces baby spinach<p>Alfredo sauce<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 1 large onion, chopped<br>• 2 garlic cloves, minced<br>• 1 1/2 cups raw cashews or blanched almonds<br>• *3 cups water<br>• 1 tablespoon …

Recipes

Schools not preparing children to succeed in an AI future, MPs warn

Cross-party report suggests the education system must be adapted to “focus on things that machines will be less good at for longer”<p>Schools are not preparing children to succeed in a world where intelligent robots have transformed the workforce, MPs have warned.<p>A report by the cross-party Science …

5 Tough Topics Moms Must Talk to Their Kids About Now

Smart advice for moms of adolescents at the start of the school year.<p><b>By: Maressa Brown</b><p>When your child is a tween or a teen, there are unique …

Parenting

“Answer Me When I’m Talking to You!” What to Do When Your Child Ignores You

If your child deliberately ignores you, pretends not to hear your requests, and refuses to greet you or others, read on to see how you can deal with …

Italian Garden Frittata | Taste of Home

Follow along as we show you how to make these fantastic recipes from our archive.

12 Go-To Weeknight Dinners You Need In Your Life, According To Wellness Influencers

It's a weeknight and you're tired, hungry, and ready to devour just about anything. What are you reaching for?<p>We called on a pool of our health …

Healthy Eating

If You Want Really Creative Kids Science Says Do This

When it comes to the state of creativity in the U.S., the news isn't good. But there's something we can do about that.<p>When it comes to the state of creativity in the U.S., the news isn't very good--and it's not getting any better.<p>On July 10, 2010, an article--"The Creativity Crisis in America," by …

Creativity

Enhancing Your Kitchen: 11 Tools & Appliances That Will Revitalise Your Cooking Game

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

29 books to read your kids if you want them to be kind and brave

There is little in this universe I love more than the end of my kids’ days. No matter how frazzled I am, or what superhuman efforts they put up to resist bedtime, snuggling up with them tucked in and a pile of books beside us is the tonic we need to end our days.<p>Kids’ books are beautifully simple. …

Books