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Distracted Living

Last week, I almost killed my daughter.<p>It started off as really any other week ever does. My husband had been travelling pretty much non-stop for nearly the entire month. Whether we wanted to or not, we were all falling into a fairly regular rhythm without him, at least Monday-Friday. With school …

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> …

Parenting

Family albums fade as the young put only themselves in picture

Traditional photo albums are dying out as young people now take more pictures of themselves than friends and family, a survey suggests.<p>So-called "selfies", where the photographer takes photos of themselves by holding their camera at arm’s length, have become the most popular image captured by young …

Photography

A Radical Way of Unleashing a Generation of Geniuses

Author: Joshua Davis. Joshua Davis Business<p>Date of Publication: 10.15.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>You can read a version of this story in …

DIY :: No-Sew Pineapple Costume

I’d like to preface this post by saying that, while I’m super proud of this pineapple costume concept, it’s very plain to see what (<i>or who</i>) truly is …

Crafting

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Work-at-home moms: Challenges and rewards

Moms who have left behind an outside-the-home job often find themselves needing to (or wanting to) bring in some extra income. We found three …

Food and Behavior. Are they connected? Watch this and See.

Shares 219K<p>Food and behavior is a big topic these days. Folks are talking about gluten-free diets, paleo diets, candida diets, and more.<p>Does it all …

Meet Ubooly, the smart toy that can teach your child math

Imagine a toy that can crack jokes with your child in Japanese.<p>A group of teachers and entrepreneurs have developed a connected soft toy called “Ubooly,” and already smashed their funding goals on Kickstarter. Demand for the interactive pet, which is selling on Amazon for under $30, is so strong …

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 …

Walt Disney Company

Kids Bored on Christmas Vacation? Get Them Into the Kitchen!

Fill your kids' long, empty hours of Christmas vacation by getting them into the kitchen. Here's 7 ways to do it<p>My daughters love Christmas so much that they practically dread its arrival. In other words, they’re now at the age when they realize that December 25 is just like the other 364 days of …

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

Android News

10 Fantastic Ideas for Disney-Inspired Children’s Rooms

From princesses to pirates and from talking animals to toys that come to life, Disney has fascinated children of the world for almost a century. …

The Risky Business of Paternity Leave

When men take time off to care for family members, their long-term earnings suffer—just as women's do. Here's why it's worth it.<p>As a family sociologist, I’ve spent decades studying how and why men might take more responsibility for childcare and housework. My colleagues at the University of Oregon …

A Year's Worth Of Wisdom From HuffPost Parents Bloggers

From babyhood to graduation and beyond, we proudly present a selection of the many, many lessons we learned from HuffPost Parents bloggers in 2013.<p><b>THE EARLY DAYS</b><p><b>You are going to suck at this parenting gig and be awesome at it at the same time, all the time.</b><p>“You will be a different parent every …

21 Parenting Resolutions For The New Year

Because resolving to be a better parent beats resolving to eat more kale.

'New Year resolutions – what a bunch of flaming hog balls. Have you ever made any? Congratulations – you’re an utter buffoon. Here’s the thing, if you’re the kind of lazy, self-indulgent maniac who needs something as momentous as THE START OF AN ACTUAL YEAR to remind yourself not to eat an entire box of doughnuts in one sitting, or to stop watching 15 hours of TV every day, the chances are that NOTHING short of hiring a squad of armed personal trainers to keep your nose in a book and your mouth off the pies is going to make any difference.' John Niven gets very cross indeed about New Year resolutions: http://fw.to/27Ah51i (Photo: Run Fatboy Run)