Laura De Beck-Courcelle

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11 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Had Daughters

Telling them they're beautiful is not enough.<p>Just after my 33rd birthday I gave birth to my first daughter. And a mere year and a half later, I delivered my second girl. Two little women in 18 months. "Sisters!" I thought to myself, "how hard could mothering them be?"<p>But quickly I learned that …

15+ Bad Letter Spacing Examples That Made All The Difference

Poor letter spacing can ruin (or make hilarious) even the best thought-out text, as these examples demonstrate. If these mistakes are not the result …

Typography

30+ Hilarious Advertising Placement Fails

There is no such thing as bad publicity. At least, not until you experience an ad fail disaster and the plane in your airline's poster looks like …

Advertising

25+ Things You Can’t Unsee

I guarantee that you'll never be able to look at the things in these pics the same way again. It's always worth taking a second look if you can, …

Worker Uses 8,024 Post-It Notes To Turn Boring Office Walls Into Superhero Murals

Ben Brucker was tired of the plain, bland walls at the office of the creative agency he works for, so he decided to do something about it. His …

Guy Leaves Fake Self-Help Books At A Local Bookstore

Jeff Wysaski, public prankster extraordinaire, is at it again with a new series of hilarious bookshop pranks from his critically acclaimed “Obvious …

Books

16+ Of The Most Creative Baby Announcements Ever

Pregnancy is one of the biggest things that could possibly happen in a couple's life, so if you're gonna tell the world, do it with a bang! The …

Pregnancy

25+ Nerdy Valentine’s Day Cards For Nerds Who Aren’t Afraid To Show It

There's this bizarre idea that geeks and nerds have a hard time communicating with their love interests, but that might just be because not everyone …

20 Famous Paintings Reimagined With Star Wars Elements

What if art had been painted a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away? Well, I gave that question some thought, and here’s my answer – famous …

Art

How To Spice Up Your Hot Chocolate On A Cold Winter Night

Winter is coming, and some parts of the world are already covered in deep deep snow. The best way to warm those cold toes and hands is a cup of hot …

Dessert

Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for more!<p><i>Read last week's Funniest</i> …

A Creamy Pasta Salad That Will Actually Fill You Up

And it clocks in under 300 calories!<p>Women’s Health<i>’s food and nutrition editor Jill Waldbieser is taking the #31Mealsin31Days challenge—she’ll cook at least one homemade meal every day for the entire month of May. See her latest recipe here, and join in by sharing your own homemade meals on</i> …

22 Reasons Why Parents Shouldn’t Text

We’ve had quite a few posts on Bored Panda about hilarious mistakes that kids can make when they communicate with adults. But the opposite is also …

Communicate

30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

40 Worst Book Covers and Titles Ever

I’ve been told not to judge a book by its cover, but when the cover has a title like “Images You Should Not Masturbate To”, it’s hard not to. Whether …

Dad Tells You Everything You Need To Know About Parenting Via Post-It Notes

The first time work-at-home dad Chris Illuminati was home alone with his son Evan, who is now almost 4, he wrote down everything he'd need to remember on one Post-it note as a joke: "Feed baby, change baby, don't feed baby to the cat, etc."<p>Then inspiration struck.<p>"I thought it would be funny to …

Americans Were Asked To Place European Countries On A Map. Here’s What They Wrote:

How sure are you of your geographical knowledge? Buzzfeed recently put Americans’ geographical knowledge to the test with a survey in which …

Geography

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Makes about 100 caramels<p>Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>…

Cute Kid Note Of The Day: A Hashtag For The Tooth Fairy

This cute kid note could soon be trending...<p><b>Title:</b> Dear So-Called Tooth Fairy<p><b>Author:</b> Carlos<p><b>Age:</b> 9<p><b>Social media savvy:</b> Clearly, Carlos has already mastered Twitter. The logical next step is to write a blog.<p><b>What exactly is Carlos trying to negotiate for?</b> <i>The world may never know!</i><p><i>Has your child drawn or</i> …

Slow Cooker Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pot Roast Sandwiches

Crockpot Brown Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pulled Pot Roast Sandwiches.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 13, 2013 141<p>It’s Friday. Let’s do this thang.<p>This crockpot …

Best Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Click through the slideshow below to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for …

Cute Kid Note Of The Day: Cloudy With A Chance Of Kale

Today's cute kid note is a real-life veggie tale.<p><b>Title:</b> Cloudy With A Chance Of Kale<p><b>Author:</b> Alex<p><b>Age:</b> 5<p><b>The assignment:</b> Alex's kindergarten class read Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, and each student was supposed to draw a picture about the book.<p><b>The approach:</b> Meatball-free. Alex's mom told us …

What if Star Wars characters were out of work

Well, we've all been hammered by the recession. Even those from other galaxies. Yes, Marcos Munichin has continued his awesome Secret Life of Toys …

People Post Their Horrible First-World Problems on Twitter

I was going to write a good introduction to this article, but my fingers hurt from eating too much sushi with chopsticks. Statements like these are a …

Cute Kid Note Of The Day: Goals For Grade 3

Today's cute kid note author has some serious nerd cred.<p><b>Title:</b> "Reaching For The Stars"<p><b>Author:</b> Reddit user elbostonian's son<p><b>Play date?</b> We have a feeling the author would get along swimmingly with this NASA fan -- or this inspired amateur filmmaker.<p><b>Translation:</b> Playing cod = playing "Call of Duty." …