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How-To: Freezer Paper Method for Printing on Fabric

Want to print your own custom designs directly onto fabric with your home printer? Check out this easy-to-follow tutorial from Karen at The Graphics Fairy to learn how to use the freezer paper method for printing on fabric with an inkjet printer!<p>The fabric prep process looks quick and easy, and I’m …

39 stocking stuffers that will actually be appreciated, don't feel like a waste of money, and won't be broken/destroyed/forgotten by New Years.

I love the <i>idea</i> of stocking stuffers, but it’s too easy to feel like the usual items are just highly packaged crap that will be trashed, broken, or …

'Time-Outs' Are Hurting Your Child

Time-out is the most popular discipline technique used by parents and the one most often recommended by pediatricians and child development experts. …

8 Things Top Practicers Do Differently

As my kids were (begrudgingly) practicing their Tae Kwon Do patterns the other night, I caught myself telling my oldest that he had to do his pattern …

Printable Superhero Masks

Shares 0<p>Make printable superhero masks for pennies with cardstock! It takes only a few minutes to print, cut and tie ribbon for this super easy craft.<p>…

42 Ways to Make Your Kids Feel Absolutely Loved

From down the hallway, I could only see his feet. I could tell that my husband was kneeling down, and I heard his voice as I dabbed on some concealer.<p>…

No More Bedwetting!

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Logitech Releases A Surprisingly Useful Bluetooth Keyboard That Connects To Three Devices

Keyboards, schmeeboards, amirite? But wait! Take a look at the Logitech K480, a unique Bluetooth keyboard that can connect to three devices simultaneously and allows you to switch between them using a little dial. The devices sit in a trench over the keyboard and you can swap from, say, a computer …

The Learning Myth: Why I'll Never Tell My Son He's Smart

This post has a new home! Click here to read it alongside other conversations with Sal. By: Salman Khan Join …

10 things every college professor hates

To say the least, this did not make me feel confident that my visit would go smoothly.<p>I will use this poor student to kick off this year's list of Professors' Pet Peeves. I reached out to my network and collected some things that really get on instructors' nerves. Here are the results: some of the …

Make Ahead Cold Lunches {A Week’s Worth of Lunches in a day!}

<i>Disclaimer: this post has been updated with new images and ideas with special thanks to my sponsor, Frigidaire Gallery®. I love this post and</i> …

Getting Kids To Practice Music — Without Tears Or Tantrums

When friends learn that my nearly six-year-old has been playing violin for three years, their voices shift a bit, especially if they also have a child learning an instrument. Two questions come in quick succession: "Does she like it?" and "How do you get her to practice?" There's a nervous energy …

RAINBOW Pencils

When you sharpen these pencils, you create beautiful rainbows. Made of recycled paper, they’re designed by <b>Duncan Shotton</b>.<p><b>Rainbow Pencils</b>, $16.00 (set …

How to Make Folded Paper Bracelets

We love our water colour paint sets. I mean, we <i>really</i> love them.<p>I don’t think a week ever goes by when someone doesn’t get out the water colours for …

Magic Foaming Treasure Stars

Ever since I created our recipe for Foaming Dough, I've been bent on figuring out a way to make Magic Foaming Stars. Though it might seem like a …

20 DIY Earring Projects

Here are 20 earring projects to get your hands creative with. All the projects are easy to do and come with full instructions. I especially love the …

How French Women Curb Cravings: This 5-Minute Breakfast

All it takes is six easy ingredients and some je ne sais quoi<p>For a best-selling author who writes books with sharp titles like <i>French Women Don't Get Fat</i> and <i>French Women Don't Get Facelifts</i>, 67-year-old Mireille Guiliano isn't what you'd expect. The former Veuve Clicquot CEO is instantly warm and …

Breakfast

Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer care

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

A beginner's piano class with Chilly Gonzales

My relationship with the piano has always been a curious one. How could anyone possibly understand something with so many keys, notes and potential permutations? I never took lessons, but instead tried to apply what I had learned from other instruments – a few tortured months of tenor horn training …