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Top 10 Vienna Attractions

While traveling to Europe visitors frequently make a stop in Vienna, Austria as this city is not only a huge hub and crossroads in Central Europe to …

European Travel

17 Highly Scientific Facts About Parenting

Have you ever felt like being a parent really just means taking care of tiny drunk people who leave waves of destruction in their path? Melissa Sher of Mammalingo certainly has, and she's captured this feeling and other indisputable truths about parenthood in 17 hilarious new charts. Check them out:

Sorry, Kids -- I Will Never 'Let' You Beat Me

I just spent part of tonight beating my daughter at Chutes and Ladders. OK, it was only one game, but it was hard fought and I was victorious in the end. It might sound like I enjoyed it, but c'mon, it's Chutes and Ladders -- no adult ever really enjoys that game! However, I did care who won and …

Parenting

Banish the Playdate

When I was a kid and I wanted to play with my friends, I would call them up on the rotary phone. If I was lucky enough to get the push-button phone, and if my older brothers weren't on it, I would call many friends in succession, running down a list of my go-to guys.<p>"Brian, this is Chris, can you …

Parenting

The Parenting 'Rules' My Mom Taught Me to Break

In many ways, my childhood was completely conventional: my parents raised me and my younger brother in a two-story house in suburbia and sent me to public schools. My mom played team tennis and was president of the PTA; my dad was an attorney and came home every night from the office with a special …

Parenting

Stop Saying, 'You're So Smart!' 3 Better Ways to Praise Kids

<i>"You're so smart!"</i><p><i>"You're so creative!"</i><p><i>"You're so... [insert convenient, but possibly damaging description here]"</i><p>The other day during a frantic scramble to get my 1-year-old to music class, I watched her perform her latest trick -- slipping into her little gym shoes and tightening the Velcro straps …

Parenting

Why Kids Brag and What Parents Can Do About It

<i>"I am the best reader in the whole class!"</i><p>"I am so much smarter than all of my friends."<p>Sound familiar? There are several reasons that children brag. They are still learning how to navigate socially in this world, and it is our job as parents to help guide them with love and compassion.<p><b>Reasons your</b> …

Parenting

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Must-Hear Poem From Dad To Boys (Or Girls) Who Might Want To Date His Daughter

Jesse Parent wrote a poem addressed to the boys who might want to date his daughter.<p>He begins with threats ("If you break her heart, I will hear it snap"), but continues with words of tremendous love and awe for this human he helped raise.<p>"I have been teaching her love all of her life, and all that …

12 Finger Foods That Don't Come From a Box

Skip highly processed finger foods for these natural, nutritious bites babies and toddlers will love to get their hands on.<p>Forget the mush and surprise your baby with a new taste and texture by offering whole peas. Green peas can be steamed, boiled, or simply offered frozen. Aside from wonderful …

6 simple tricks to instantly look better in any photo

They say the camera adds 10 pounds — but if you follow these expert tips you can master any shot, from a quick selfie to a formal family portrait.<p><b>Slenderize in seconds</b><br>Stretch a thick rubber band and you'll notice that it gets thinner the more you pull. The same concept goes for your body. Just …

Red Carpet

3 Great Breakfasts for Weight Loss That Are Actually Filling

<b>Peanut Butter-Pretzel Granola</b> (pictured above)<br>Makes 12 servings<p>"This recipe was inspired by a peanut butter-pretzel bar that I love," says Morgan. "I wanted to develop a higher-fiber and lower-sugar version."<p>2 1⁄2 cups whole-wheat pretzels (such as Snyder's of Hanover), chopped<br>2 cups old-fashioned …

The Only 4 Things You Absolutely Need To Know How To Do In Photoshop

Step away from the Instagram filters. Aren't your photography skills worth more than that? You bet your DSLR they are!<p>New to photo editing and only want to crop and remove red eyes from images? Then try a simple (and free!) software like Picasa. But if you're ready for something slightly more …

The Top 10 Caribbean Resorts for Families

What's not to love about the Caribbean? So many resorts, so little time. To help you make the most of your precious family vacations, we conducted the first-ever data-driven survey looking at the family-friendliness of Caribbean resorts. We worked with the Caribbean Tourism Organization and the …

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Throw a sensational 'spring is here!' party

The long, cold winter feels like a distant memory now—time to celebrate with a spring cocktail party! We’ve rounded up 10 irresistible, easy recipes for festive appetizers, drinks and desserts that make excellent use of our favorite seasonal ingredients.<p>Roasted asparagus and grilled cheese …

Asparagus

The 10 Most Beautiful Places in Croatia

As one of Europe's most popular beach destinations and blessed with year-round sun, Croatia's historic towns and idyllic islands have a wealth of natural attractions to offer. From rolling vineyards to sweeping coastal cliffs, here are 10 of the most beautiful places in Croatia to add to your …

European Travel

6 Moves That Lengthen and Strengthen

Exercise 1 Grand Pliés<p>Because this move is wider than the average squat, your inner thighs get in on the action. Stand with your feet wider than hip width, toes turned out <b>(A)</b>. Squat down as low as you can while keeping your chest high and letting your arms hang down in front of you <b>(B)</b>. As …

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

Germany

Arm Exercises To Fight Arm Jiggle | Women's Health

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout<p>Ture Lillegraven<p>Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.

20 Ways to Save in Paris This Summer

Worried about what your upcoming trip to Paris might do to your wallet? Fear not! The City of Light might be Europe's most visited, but it doesn't need to be its most expensive.<p>Here are 20 tips for saving on every aspect of your trip, from getting in from the airport to sleeping, shopping and …

France

10 Reasons Why I Will Continue to Give My Children Handheld Devices

Earlier this month, The Huffington Post ran this article titled "10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12."<p>As an educator who advocates for the intentional and appropriate use of technology, I could go on about this forever. But instead I'm writing here as a …

Computer Science

Fogo Island Inn Is The Perfect Little Escape

Next time you really need to get away from it all, the Fogo Island Inn is calling your name.<p>The inn has a futuristic, minimalistic look that blends well with the serene nature that surrounds it. Overlooking the Labrador Current, its location in off the shores of Newfoundland, Canada, is totally …