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Talking to kids about money: An age-appropriate guide

<b>Question from Globe reader Bryan</b><b>:</b> Can you suggest any resources for teaching children about money?<p>Ms. Simmons works with young people to help them navigate the new economic climate with personal finance, ethical investing and small business advice.<p><i>Shannon Lee Simmons is a financial planner, author</i> …

Bully-Proof Your Child with These 3 Skills

Continued...<p>Teach conflict resolution and problem-solving skills. This requires a lot of time and patience while the child is young but has a big …

Parenting

8 Anti-Inflammatory Crockpot Recipes You Should Make For Weight Loss

Inflammation sucks. Everyone experiences it–some of us every once in a while, and others way too often. When your body is inflamed it can be for a …

17 Cheat Sheets That'll Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder, Around The House

Learn how to decorate, repair, and maintain your house or apartment.

You can (and should) train yourself to sleep on your back

Get back to basics.<p>American adults are in pain. A 2015 study from the National Institutes of Health showed that 25 million U.S. adults cope with chronic pain every day. While everyone’s suffering is different—there are as many sources of pain as people—for many, how you sleep plays a crucial …

Sleep

These Are the Best Arm-Day Exercises to Get Completely Ripped

From dumbbell to bodyweight, these effective arm-sculpting moves are about to make you stronger and completely change the shape of your upper body. The next time arm day rolls around, include these moves and you'll build and sculpt your muscles — you're sure to notice a difference in the …

15 books that will change your life in 2018

It’s exciting to think about all the potential for 2018, a new year that's full of possibilities. But it can be daunting to figure out how to make those massive changes you’re craving in life. Fortunately, there’s one simple solution — and no, it’s not hiring an expensive life coach, therapist or …

Shonda Rhimes

This Is the Easiest 30-Minute, Equipment-Free Workout Ever — No, Seriously

If you're a newbie just starting your fitness journey, you're probably looking to keep it slow and steady. This 30-minute workout is the perfect routine for beginners, exercising your entire body and jump-starting your metabolism in 15 easy moves — and because it requires no equipment, you can do …

Workouts

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Exercise

Our Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes of 2017

There are few things the almighty Crock-Pot can't tackle, but above all else it makes getting dinner on the table a whole lot more manageable on busy …

WATCH: Colts-Bills snow game goes completely off rails, Vinatieri hits PAT

The legendary kicker added to his incredible career with a rare curveball XP<p>The Colts-Bills matchup in Buffalo on Sunday has been a winter wonderland …

Monkey Bread

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 350°. Lightly coat a Bundt pan with baking spray.<p>Step 2<p>In a medium saucepan, melt the butter with 1/4 cup of …

Millions Of People Have Watched This Dad Brilliantly Explain Emotions To His Daughter

Video of dad explaining ways for daughter to address her feelings goes viral<p>One of the hardest parts of being is a parent is knowing how to deal when …

Parenting

Reese's Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare Peanut Butter Filling: Beat peanut butter and cream cheese on medium-high speed with an electric mixer until smooth and …

Ina Garten's 10 Best Recipes for Winter

You might not have a spare barn behind your house, a sprawling herb garden on the grounds or a palatial kitchen even professional restaurants would …

Cooking

Magic Tricks for Kids to Learn and Perform

Among the many easy magic tricks that I teach here on The Spruce, there are many that I feel are particularly good for young kids to learn and …

Kids

Here Are Some Coin Games to Use That Teach Kids About Money

Use Coin-Based Games to Teach Money Skills<p>Updated August 21, 2017<p>Coins are a great way not only to teach children about the value of money, but also …

Delicious pumpkin banana zucchini loaf a healthy afternoon delight

A new cook book hit bookstores only last Wednesday, and after a week of sales, it has knocked out Dan Brown's new novel, <i>Origin</i>, to become Costco's …

Breakfast

Taste Beyond The Tongue

7 ways to use media and tech to raise bilingual kids

From TV shows to bilingual apps, these ideas ease the challenging task of raising your kids to speak two languages<p>Whether you speak Spanish or just want your kids to learn it, raising bilingual kids is a big commitment. But even though it can be challenging, it's definitely worth the effort. Many …

The 100 Best Companies For Women And Working Families In 2017

The breadwinners in families – those who work hard to pay the bills while carrying loved ones day in and day out – do not want to live a constant struggle. But these heroes – most of them women – must deal with schedules, expenses, the needs of children, the needs of aging parents and kin, work …

13-Year-Old's Short Film Highlights Everything We Need To Know About Gender Stereotypes

It’s gotten more than 1.6 million YouTube views since it was posted May 28, and its writer, director, and editor is only a middle-schooler. According …

Parenting

What You Shouldn't Say To Someone Who's Had A Miscarriage (And What To Say Instead)

The #SimplySay campaign helps people learn how to talk to someone who's experienced this loss.<p>A powerful campaign is shedding light on the good, bad and ugly things people say to individuals who’ve experienced miscarriage.<p>In August, The Miscarriage Association, a U.K.-based charity dedicated to …

Target's Trade In Program Helps You Recycle Your Baby's Car Seat (And Get Another For Less!)

Target gets us. They just get us! And this car seat recycling program totally proves it.<p>Have an old or outdated car seat taking up space in your storage room, or, in my case, blocking your path to your car in the garage? Well, good news! Target is holding a second car seat trade-in program in just …

Parenting

Banana Bread Recipe

This version of banana bread is the only one I make now. It is perfect - tender, flavorful, and it works every time. It isn't your typical quick …

Breakfast

Preschool Science Experiments

Experiments and Activities for Preschoolers<p>This is a collection of fun, easy and educational science experiments and activities for preschool …

Cleaning

9 simple ways to talk to kids about race that can help make the world kinder.

Administrators at Fox Chapel Middle School in Spring Hill, Florida, recently fired a teacher who gave her sixth graders an assignment asking them to …

Andy Serkis transforms into Gollum to read Donald Trump tweets – video

Andy Serkis,Stephen Colbert,Lord of the Rings,Donald Trump,US politics,Film,Science fiction and fantasy,Culture,US news<p>Andy Serkis, the actor who played Gollum in the Lord of The Rings trilogy, brings his character back to life to read Donald Trump’s tweets on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Donald Trump

24 Birthday Party Games That Won't Cost You a Dime

24 Birthday Party Games That Cost Nothing<p>Save Money While Having Fun<p>Updated July 02, 2018<p>These birthday party games will make your birthday party or …

Board Games