Joseph Wheeler

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Afternoon Snack Upgrades, 5 Ways

(Image credit: Kelli Foster)<p>Sometimes the best afternoon snacks are the classics. We took those snacks, gave them a flavor upgrade, and added a …

10 Muffin Recipes for a Perfect Portable Breakfast

When it comes to quick, grab-and-go breakfast options, muffins don't get nearly the praise they deserve. They're the meal-worthy cousin to the …

Breakfast

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

Cooking

10 Sandwich-Free Lunch Ideas for Kids and Grownups

(Image credit: Faith Durand)<p>The lunchtime sandwich may be as American as the flag itself, but let's face it: Slapping the same smears onto bread — …

Healthy Eating

12 Easy One-Pot Dinners to Cook at Your Vacation Rental — Recipes from The Kitchn

While we love the chance to cook in a new-to-us kitchen, the last thing we want to do on vacation is prepare a meal that creates a lot of extra work …

Cooking

3-Ingredient Recipe: Magic Summer Sauce — Recipes from The Kitchn

A perfect meal, this time of summer, is one that seems to fly out of the refrigerator and onto your plate, with nothing but a brief stop at the grill …

Cooking

Beyond Time

We conventionally think of time as something simple and fundamental. It flows uniformly, independent of everything else, from the past to the future, …

Physics

Raising Brilliant Kids — With Research To Back You Up

<i>An earlier version of this piece ran in 2016.</i><p>"Why are traffic lights red, yellow and green?"<p>When a child asks you a question like this, you have a few options. You can shut her down with a "Just because." You can explain: "Red is for stop and green is for go." Or, you can turn the question back to …

Pedagogy

The 10 Most-Saved Slow Cooker Recipes from June — Recipes from The Kitchn

All it takes is that first summer heatwave for me to banish the oven and remind me how much I adore my slow cooker. During the week I lean on it for …

Cooking

10 Common Grammar Mistakes And How To Fix Them [Infographic]

Some grammar mistakes manage to trip up the vast majority of writers. Take "affect" and "effect" — no matter how many times this grammar rule is …

This Map Shows How Low States Education Spending Has Gotten

State policymakers who discover that they put less of a premium on education than Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad may want to rethink their budgets …

The State of Common-Core Reading and Writing in 5 Charts

Teachers are assigning more nonfiction and teaching vocabulary in context—but they report using fewer grade-level readings in their classes, an …

Common Core

Make Any of These 50+ Healthy, No-Bake Desserts and Everyone Will Ask, "Can I Have the Recipe?"

When turning on your oven is just not happening, whip up one of these healthy no-bake desserts. From vegan to low-carb to low-sugar to gluten-free, we have a recipe for everyone! The no-bake brownies (that taste like chocolate caramel!), low-calorie chocolate cherry ice cream, and frozen chocolate …

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How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle against those annoying, unknown …

Identity Theft

The Secret to Amazing Quiche

With its buttery crust and rich, eggy filling loaded with crumbled bacon and tangy Swiss cheese, Quiche Lorraine is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for …

27 Chicken Meal Prep Recipes That Never Get Boring

We love the <i>idea</i> of meal prep. But eating the same soggy leftovers three days in a row? Not exactly our thing. So we’ve found 27 recipes that are so …

The time to go to sleep if you want to wake up at 6am, 7am or 8am

Most people tend to think it’s the amount of hours we spend sleeping that is the most important thing for getting a good night’s sleep.<p>But that’s not …

31 Products On Amazon With So Many 5-Star Reviews, You'd Be Silly Not To Take A Look

Crystal Pepsi. Google Glass. Segways. There's a lot of stuff out there that just never lived up to the hype. Not the case on Amazon though, where …

The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.<p>Smartphones have by now been implicated in so many crummy outcomes—car fatalities, sleep disturbances, empathy loss, relationship problems, failure to notice a clown on a …

Parenting

The Only Sauce You'll Need This Summer

It’s officially Summer Sauce season. When fresh herbs start popping up in gardens and at farmers’ markets, it’s time to break out your food processor …

Recipes

An 860-Square-Foot Tiny Home Becomes a Summer Haven For a Family of Five

Nestled near Lake Michigan, a family finds peace and relaxation in the form of an off-grid tiny home.<p>Designer Jorie Burns never forgot her childhood summers in Michigan. Although it's been years since those particular long days—and she now has three kids of her own—Jorie always planned to return to …

Lake Michigan

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

Unique neuronal firing patterns in our "second brain" observed for the first time

Using a newly developed imaging technique, a team of researchers in Australia has directly observed a unique neural motor firing pattern outside of …

We suffer when we believe we are bodies first and people second - watch this awesome TED Talk by Dr. Lindsay Kite - More Love

Our children who have eating disorders need to separate their souls from their bodies. This is extremely difficult, because they are surrounded by …

How Parents Can Predict Their Kids’ Future Careers

Kids don't know what they want to be so, if you're genuinely curious, it's best to ask them different kinds of questions.<p>Realistic (R)<p>I like to work …

Schools are teaching kids empathy and self-control. It helps at home, too.

By Pam Moore<p>“More Goldfish!” my 5-year-old demands.<p>I summon all my patience. “Can you try that again?”<p>“I’m hungry!”<p>I take a long blink. “Honey? Can you—”<p>Her face is still beet red, but her body has relaxed. She takes a deep breath, then slowly blows the air through her pursed lips. This is the …

Parenting

These Slow Cooker Steel-Cut Oats Will Warm Your Soul

Though I enjoy variety when it comes to dinner (and often find inspiration in this vegetarian dinner calendar), I am all about consistency for quick …

How to Pack High-Protein Mason Jar Salads For the Week

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Meal Prep<p>High-Protein Mason Jar Salads<p>How to Pack High-Protein Mason Jar Salads For the Week<p>Shares<p>Colourful chopped veg and …

The Scientific Case for Obnoxiously Early Bedtimes

From improved school performance to reduced obesity risk, putting kids to bed early is what's best for them.<p>Getting your kid ready for bed as early …