Marissa Jimenez

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4 Ways to Become a Better Parent, According to Science

Every parent asks it at some point: <i>What is going on in my kid’s brain?</i><p>And if you don’t understand kids it can be hard to give them what they need to …

Kids

What You Need to Know if You’re Drinking Lemon Water for Weight Loss | Women's Health

But you won’t lose weight <i>just</i> by drinking lemon water, because life isn't fair. And there isn’t any evidence to support the hype that it enhances digestion or detoxifies the body—no matter how many famous people tell you the opposite.<p>With all of that out of the way, there are a few other factors …

Pushy Parenting Doesn't Pay

Confessions of an innumerate: though well aware of the risk to my academic career, as a teen I refused to struggle with math, so much so that my …

Parenting
Empathy

Which Musician Best Represents Your State?

More often than not, where a band or musician is from can be a huge part of who they are and how their career is shaped. New Jersey isn’t just the home of Bruce Springsteen; New Jersey helped <i>create</i> Bruce Springsteen. And pretty much every state in the country has their own Bruce Springsteen, you …

Bruce Springsteen

This startup just raised $81 million to sell your used clothes

The startup then pivoted to swapping kid's clothing — after all, they outgrow it faster — and that got the attention of a few investors.<p>"When we launched in 2009, we were really the first company to try to tackle second hand. It was a crazy idea. Airbnb and all of these companies were using the …

Startups

Mexican missing-student activist killed in Guerrero state

<b>A Mexican community activist who helped families search for their missing relatives has been killed.</b><p>Miguel Angel Jimenez Blanco's body was found near his home in a town in the south-western state of Guerrero.<p>He had led search parties after the disappearance of 43 students in the nearby town of …

Latin America

10 Best Bánh Mì Sandwiches in Los Angeles

<b>10. Coffee Commissary</b><br>This studio-friendly outpost of Tyler King’s burgeoning specialty coffeehouse empire is the only branch with an in-house bakery …

Vietnam

10 Kid-Friendly Dinners That Grown Ups Will Love Too

A successful meal is one that <i>everyone</i> eats and enjoys. These recipes will put a smile on your children's faces -- and make the young-at-heart happy too.<p><b>1. Spaghetti and Meatballs</b><p>Here's a quick and delicious Spaghetti and Meatball recipe to add to your weeknight repertoire. The meatballs are baked …

Cooking

The Problem With the Backlash to the Game of Thrones Rape Scene

Macall B. Polay—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Macall B. Polay—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Macall …

TV Series

#BackStory: Funniest Parents on Twitter Tell More!

Funny tweets: So short, so perfect. Funny tweets about parenting? Even better!<p>We know HuffPost Parents is THE place to find the funniest parenting tweets each week. Some of those gems leave us shouting <i>Yes! Exactly!</i> And some leave us asking the question that all parents ask, <i>What the hell?</i><p>What sparks …

Parenting

Remains of more than 1,000 discovered in excavation of medieval cemetery at University of Cambridge

Archaeologists undertaking excavations at the University of Cambridge in England say they've discovered one of the largest medieval hospital cemeteries in the U.K., containing the remains of around 1,300 people, including approximately 400 complete skeletons.<p>The Press Association reported that the …

27 Celebrity Couples Who Prove Love Can Last A Lifetime

If they can do it, anyone can.

Tom Hanks

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50 Best Documentaries Of All Time That Will Change Your Life

Documentaries are often more powerful than other types of films simply because they show the sides of life that many people would not be able to …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

The 34 Most Delicious Things You Can Do To Potatoes

The potato is humble, but it is also mighty.

15 Unhealthy Habits You Can Start Changing Right Now

Tell your inner Regina George to STFU.

Pasta with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce (Allergy

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> With the flavorful sweetness of roasted red peppers and the creamy bite of white …

The 15 Grossest Things You Might Be Eating

<b>Flame Retardant-Laced Soda<br>What it is:</b> The toxic flame retardant chemical brominated vegetable oil (BVO) was initially used to keep plastics from catching on fire.<p><b>Where it is:</b> For decades, the food industry has been adding it to certain sodas, juices, and sports drinks. BVO's purpose? To keep the …

The 7 Easiest Ways Ever to Improve Your Diet

<b>Use Red Plates</b><br>Yep, you read that correctly: Your health could be determined by the color of your dinnerware. Gotta love science! Seriously, though: A study from <i>Appetite</i> found that people who eat off of red plates tend to eat less than those who eat off of red and blue. The researchers say that …

Long Before Net Neutrality, Rules Leveled The Landscape For Phone Services

Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission voted to regulate access to the Internet as it would a public utility, under something called Title II of the Communications Act of 1934. Critics of the FCC say it's an old, dusty law meant to apply to phone service, not the complexities of the …

Net Neutrality

Fairy Tale Attractions to See with Kids in Europe

Hercules monument on the Fairy Tale Route (Photo Credit: MalteRuhnke via WikiMedia)<p>Travel through time and explore a fairy tale world stretching from Snow White to Harry Potter. Try learning to ride a broomstick, see the original Little Mermaid and discover Snow White's home deep in a German forest.<p>…

Walt Disney Company

25 Workout Moves Fit People Love To Do

It's not all burpees and planks. OK, it's some burpees and planks. But a bunch of other amazing stuff, too.<p>Quick heads up: These GIFs and videos aren't meant for instructional purposes, just motivation! If you want to try a new move or workout, you should get an all-clear from your doctor, and work …

What the Hispanic demographic explosion means for America

During fights over the Obamacare health-insurance law, a constituent told him to "go back where you came from". The attacks were misplaced. Mr Salazar is proud of his Hispanic heritage, but he comes from a place with deeper American roots than the United States.<p>One of his ancestors, Juan de Oñate y …

High School

The 13 Greatest Destination Food Towns In America

Eating is probably the greatest excuse we've ever heard for planning a trip. But as a responsible foodie traveler, you want to make sure you're visiting a town with a local culture as rich as the jambalaya on the table.<p>We were thus ecstatic when Saveur released its annual Culinary Travel Awards, …

7 Hints You Should Know Before Booking Another Flight

When we fly, it's absolutely imperative that we get the best possible deal, on the best possible day, on the best possible flight. (Travel ego is a <i>very</i> real thing, people. And we have a BIG one.)<p>As such, we have a few serious rules to live by when it comes to booking plane tickets. These facts and …

10 Underrated National Parks In America

<i>By Caitlin Morton, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Looking for the beauty of Yosemite and Yellowstone without the crowds? These under-the-radar American parks deserve a spot on your bucket list.<p><b>1. North Cascades National Park, Washington</b><p>© Terry Donnelly / Alamy<p>If you want to see glaciers and temperate …

National Parks

5 'International' Flights for Americans Without a Passport

An immense diversity of climates and terrains are encompassed within the broad sweep of the United States of America: "from the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters," as Woody Guthrie sang back in the 1940s. But there's still a vast world to explore beyond the country's borders, a fact that can …

Caribbean