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Smoothie Kits Are Your Answer to an Easier Breakfast Routine

Smoothies have long been a part of my regular breakfast lineup, no matter what time of year. These cool drinks are a satisfying way to refuel after …

Build a Serverless Web Application

BUILD A SERVERLESS BLOG WEB APPLICATION<p>This reference architecture demonstrates how to use AWS Lambda with Amazon API Gateway, Amazon DynamoDB, …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? MIT Scientists Say Let Them Watch You Do This (But Most Parents Are Afraid To) | Inc.com

Imagine you're a parent. You want the best for your children--and you're convinced, based on science, that it's very important for them to learn grit and tenacity.<p>So, you work hard to make sure that you praise your kids the right way--always for their efforts, never for their innate characteristics …

Self-improvement

Forearm Workout To Increase Size And Strength

<b>Building strength as well as size in your lower arms can be hard. The excellent information is that you could accomplish this goal. Wondering just</b> …

8 Ways Honey Solves Your Health Woes

Find out which ones are worth a try.<p>Find out what to eat when your cravings reach a fever pitch.<p>Find out if you need more of this vitamin in your …

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

Almost two-thirds of children worry 'all the time'

<b>At nine, Tom was so worried about not being able to do his class work that he kept running out of the school gates.</b><p>More than once he tried to escape out of a first-floor window, convinced his teacher was criticising him.<p>He is not alone - research among 700 children aged 10 and 11 for the …

You Have to Read This Mom's Post About How We Raise Boys

After being accused of "babying" her 8-year-old son, this mom wrote a now-viral post about the importance of encouraging our boys to show emotion.<p>I was watching my 11-year-old's basketball game over the weekend when one of the boys on the opposite team tripped on the court and fell smack on his …

Study Finds CEOs May Be Shaped By Daughters

Do we men who have daughters behave differently from men who do not have daughters? While we might all agree that parents can shape and influence their children’s behaviors, there is research that shows that the opposite can also be true: children can shape their parents.<p>According to a new study …

CEOs

10 ways to make brushing children's teeth easier

The Singing Dentist reveals his top tips for cleaning your child's teeth<p>We all know how important brushing our teeth is - when we don't, we face a …

Hardscaping 101: Built-in Barbecues

Food cooked outdoors tastes better. And while the phrase “outdoor kitchen” can describe a setup as modest as a grill on wheels, a built-in barbecue …

Landscaping

A Master Buddhist Reveals the Three Essential Principles to a Zen Mnd

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Four Things Every Parent Can Do To Ensure Their Children Get The Best Education

Every day when I got home from school, before I could even put my bag on the floor, my dad would ask, "Did you get any good marks today?"<p>He was …

Men's attitude to fatherhood influences child behaviour, says study

Preteen behavioural problems less likely in children with confident fathers who embrace parenthood, suggest researchers<p>Children of confident fathers who embrace parenthood are less likely to show behavioural problems before their teenage years, researchers have found.<p>A new study suggests that a …

Psychology

First I was being too mean about my son’s outbursts. Now I’m being too nice. Help?

<i>Q: I have a nearly 11-year-old boy (oldest of three) who has had a challenging temperament his whole life. In his early years, I didn’t deal with it very well, giving him timeouts and losing my temper after his prolonged tantrums. As he grew older, I continued with consequences, but they never had</i> …

CSS Fixed Background Effect

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CSS

30 Regex Code Snippets All Web Developers Should Know

Regular expressions are a powerful tool that should be in every developer’s tool belt. They can match against a string of characters based on very …

How To Improve And Refine Your WordPress Theme Development Process

A Peek Into Woo<p>Whether you work in a large theme shop or are a lone designer, you can <b>learn plenty</b> from another designer or developer’s workflow.<p>A …

Responsible Considerations For Responsive Web Design

Context-Sensitive Interactions<p>Pattern Translations<p>In a responsive Web design project, each breakpoint defines the experience within a certain range …

Password Protection

Web Design Tutorials by Envato Tuts+

Wireframing is an important step in any screen design process. It primarily allows you to define the information hierarchy of your design, making it …

Practical Tips From Top WordPress Pros

Further Reading on SmashingMag:<p>Matty Cohen recommends always looking for and using functionality available within WordPress before creating a …

Navigation For Mega-Sites

What Is A Mega-Site?<p>A mega-site is typically owned by a large organization that encompasses a broad range of services or products. The organization …

How To Create A Tab Widget In WordPress

Before We Start<p>A few things are useful to know. Because we are building a widget in this article, you might want to learn about WordPress’ Widgets …

Responsive Nav: A Simple JavaScript Plugin For Responsive Navigation

<i>The official site, view live at responsive-nav.com.</i><p>Features<p>Responsive Nav is a tiny JavaScript plugin which weighs only 1.6 KB minified and Gzip’ed, …