Rebecca Lewis

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Camp Mom Activities eBook

What’s on your spring break and summer vacation bucket lists this year? How about the simple goal of entertaining the kids with some good ‘ol fashion …

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Gold futures fall roughly 2.2% for the week

May 18, 2018<br>1:37 PM<p>Gold finished with a modest gain Friday to recoup most of what it lost a day earlier. Prices still fell by 2.2% for the week, pressured by strength in the U.S. dollar, as well as a sharp rise in U.S. Treasury yields this week despite a pullback Friday. June gold rose $1.90, or …

5 Cheap And Delicious Dinners To Make This Week

Each recipe serves two hungry people with too much self-respect to survive on ramen and Easy Mac.<p>Your safest bet is to make them all within a week of grocery shopping to ensure that the ingredients stay fresh. It's not the biggest deal if you do it over the course of 10 days or so, but know that …

a weather activity is my fave

February 25, 2014<p>For a weather friendly activity, a printable weather station fits the bill. I preassembled them for the girls to customize and then …

Bobby Flay's Tips for Building the Perfect Burger

From patty size and fat content to "crunchification," Bobby Flay's advice on cooking the perfect hamburger<p><i>For a guy so obsessed with flavor, Bobby Flay is remarkably restrained when it comes to burgers: He likes ’em beefy, juicy, and crunchy. Here’s what he tells his line cooks at his 18 Bobby’s</i> …

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Chicken thighs nestled in Harissa chickpeas. The definition of fast easy fresh, says @mattduckor. Recipe here: http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/pan-roasted-chicken-with-harissa-chickpeas

The Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Surprising Psychology of How to Handle Haters

<i>“We are what we pretend to be,”</i> Kurt Vonnegut famously wrote, <i>“so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”</i> But given how much our minds mislead us, what if we don’t realize when we’re pretending — who are we then? That’s precisely what <b>David McRaney</b> explores in <b>You Are Now Less Dumb: How to</b> …

How to Practice School Manners

With hundreds of rambunctious children crammed under one roof, it's no wonder that schools are the places where good manners are often forgotten. We asked etiquette experts to share tips for following modern manners in the classroom, cafeteria, playground, and beyond.<p>While your kids may already be …

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

<b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big and I won't get that moment back. Saying goodnight, pulling up the covers and kissing their heads is a gift.<p><b>2. Telling them I love them.</b> Start this when they're young. "I love you" is a powerful three-word phrase that matters.<p><b>3.</b> …

20 Things Your Child Needs From You When Things Change

We all know the old adage, "The only thing permanent is change," and it is doubly true for families. Inside that constantly rolling ball of family transitions tumbles around changes in the stages, needs and roles of each family member's life, as well as the dynamics of the family unit as a …

A 3-Ingredient Valentine's Day Treat

Cynics would have you believe that Valentine's Day is mostly about lining the pockets of executives at Hallmark and Papyrus. I am not among them. I am a Valentine's Day fan, a committed devotee.<p>How can you be opposed to a day that is singularly dedicated to romantic love? And since I've had kids, …

Fondue x 2

My husband, Lee's biggest complaint regarding my cooking is that I "never repeat", meaning I never make the same thing twice. Which isn't true of course, but I know what he means. I'm always looking to improve upon recipes and try something new. So for Valentine's Day I let him choose the menu, …

Get Comfy, Quick With Squash Carbonara

Squash and sage carbonara makes a quick and comforting winter meal.<p>The tail end of January can be a dreary time. When the temperature only hints at ever making it back up above freezing, all you'll want to do for dinner is simmer a stew for hours. But since it's Thursday, and you can't start a pot …

Stop Trying to Make Your Kid Happy (and Other Radical Insights)

Jennifer Senior’s new book, “All Joy and No Fun,” examines being a parent through a most unusual lens: the many ways in which children impact their …

This Little Robot Teaches Preschoolers Basic Programming Before They Can Even Read

How early is too early to learn coding? If there’s a bottom limit, these designers haven’t found it.<p>Even if kids aren’t old enough to know how to read, they can still start to learn the basic concepts of coding. Primo, a new project up on Kickstarter now, is a simple kit that a four-year-old can …

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A Better Way to Roast Sweet Potatoes

<i>Every other Thursday,</i> <b>Gena Hamshaw</b> <i>of the blog</i> <b>Choosing Raw</b> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: If you're not roasting your sweet potatoes in coconut oil, you should start. Tonight.</i><p>I don’t think I need to sell anyone on sweet potatoes. They’re nature’s idea of …

The Case for Nagging Kids About Their Homework

The backlash against "helicopter parenting" may have gone too far.<p>The helicopter parent has crashed and burned. With millennials reaching adulthood it has become clear that this hovering style of parenting results in overly dependent young adults, plagued by depression or less satisfaction with …

Spice Merchant Cauliflower Couscous + Lemon Posset

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: A Monday night magic show.</i><p>Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, vegetarians and meat-eaters alike, step right up and witness the …

Easy Vegetable Soup Recipe: Soup au Pistou

This simple and satisfying French bistro classic is home-style cooking at its best. Courtesy of The French Country Table by Laura Washburn, the key to the dish is the pistou, which is similar to pesto, and is made of garlic, basil, and olive oil.<p>This recipe is a staple of Provençal cuisine. Purists …

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The Bread That Will Change Your Whole World

<i>Sarah Britton is a Toronto-born, Copenhagen-based holistic nutritionist. Her blog, My New Roots, has earned her the title of Quinoa Queen, but as we</i> …

My Rules for My Kids: Eat Your Vegetables; Don't Blame the Teacher

A dad's lessons on raising independent children<p>My wife and I had 12 children over the course of 15 and a half years. Today, our oldest is 37 and our youngest is 22. I have always had a very prosperous job and enough money to give my kids almost anything. But my wife and I decided not to.<p>I will …

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As an avid paper crafter, I often have a stash of scraps that I turn into paper chains for holiday decorations. For a cozier twist on a this classic craft, I’ve concocted a quick, no-sew version using colorful wool felt and a clever tab system. When the season winds down, you can easily disassemble …

12 Simple Activities for Traveling with Kids

We are well into the summer season, and in comes traveling with kids. My kids are out of school and it’s time to take a few trips. Whether it’s a …

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Truths About Consequences

“<i>Like many parents, ‘consequences’ is one of my buzzwords. I use it before Emmett behaves poorly. I use it while Emmett is behaving poorly. I use it</i> …

See the 5 kick-ass women this mom dressed her daughter as instead of a Disney princess

Photographer and mother Jaime Moore searched high and low for creative inspiration to take photos of her 5-year-old daughter Emma but found most of …