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These Buffalo Chicken Totchos Will Probably Change Your Life

Swap tortilla chips for tater tots and FEEL THINGS!<p>2 pounds frozen tater tots<p>Buffalo Chicken:<p>2½ cups rotisserie chicken, shredded (bones and skin discarded)<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>¾ cup buffalo sauce<p>2 green onions, thinly sliced<p>Cheese Sauce:<p>1½ cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese<p>1 tablespoon …

Impress with breakfast: How to cook incredible scrambled, poached and fried eggs

Given the popularity of high-protein diets, the egg is ideal eating. The albumin (or white) of an egg delivers close to 6 grams of protein. Because …

What to Cook This Week

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>.</i><p>I was traveling a lot this past week, and traveling far from home means not cooking nearly as much as I usually do.<p>And I missed it a …

These Are the 10 Books Every Kid (From Babies to Tweens!) Should Read

If you haven't read these to (or with!) your kiddos, you need to.<p>What’s the surest route to a kid’s heart that doesn’t involve a Wi-Fi connection or …

The Library of Congress released a fascinating history of card catalogs. Wait, come back!

The Library of Congress just released a book on the history of the card catalog, and while I can physically feel you clicking away from this article even as I type, I am here to tell you that <i>The Card Catalog</i>is actually weirdly fascinating.<p><i>The Card Catalog</i> makes a persuasive case that cataloging …

Genealogy

Fibonacci’s real mathematical legacy

<b>Posted on behalf of Davide Castelvecchi</b><p>For hundreds of years until the ebb of the Italian Renaissance, one name was synonymous with arithmetic. This …

23 children's books that can change your life forever, according to my coworkers

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Books can have a profound impact on our lives and the way we view the world, especially as children.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues …

Books

This Frozen Honey Mousse Is So Much Better Than Ice Cream, and We've Got the Recipe Right Here

It's "really spectacular," says #TopChef's Sam Talbot of his latest creation.<p>Believe it or not, summer is just around the corner. And this …

Parents, it’s time to get out of the way and let your kids just play

When our children were in elementary school, we lived in the heart of a mega-metropolis with little opportunity for outdoor activities and rare glimpses of winter weather. So we took a vacation to the mountains to partake in some of the pleasures of winter.<p>We packed ski suits, hats, gloves, scarves …

Parenting

These Cookies Have a Cult Following—But You Can Make Them at Home

With so many bakeries and dessert shops across the country, it’s a big deal when one cookie stands out as “the best.” But that’s exactly what the …

Dessert

Slow Cooker Shepherds Pie Recipe

Rich savory shepherds pie in the crockpot! Today’s <b>Slow Cooker Shepherds Pie Recipe</b> offers all the comfort of a classic shepherd pie recipe, yet can …

26 parenting lessons you learn the hard way

You could read the advice books, subscribe to Babycentre and join every single Mumsnet forum but nothing can truly prepare you for the joys and …

Parenting

Combined Shape

You know that reading is important for a child's development, but did you know that reading aloud to young children for just 15 minutes a day can catapult them to success later in life? And did you know, also, that only 46% of American children are actually read to each day by their …

Parenting

Experts say new baby monitors may be harmful, should be avoided

Monitors lack regulation, are under studied, and could trigger false alarms.<p>Amid the boom of wearables came the birth of devices for babies. Fretful, …

University of Pennsylvania

They raise the world's happiest children - so is it time you went Dutch?

Two toddlers have just chased each other to the top of a climbing frame and are jostling to get down the slide first. Their mothers are lost in conversation on a nearby park bench. In the distance, a dog barks and a little boy ambles along on his balance bike, trailed by his grandfather who is …

Parenting

A New Study Explains How to Raise an Honest Kid

When it comes to morality, as research has shown, little kids don’t really do nuance — there’s right, and there’s wrong, and there’s not really space …

Worried About Screen Time? Don't Let Kids Go It Alone

There are more than 80,000 educational apps in Apple's app store. It seems like a great way to encourage brain development and make your little one the smartest baby genius. But just sticking a tablet in your kid's hands might not be as helpful.<p>Sure, use the app. But it's not a babysitter — you've …

Physician tells parents, 'You're doing it wrong'

Loading...<p><b>EXTON, Pa.</b> - Family physician, psychologist and author Leondard Sax wants parents to know that they are “raising kids wrong.” The author of …

Why My Child Is Better Off Than Your Child | Inc.com

My 8-year-old son entered kindergarten at the ripe old age of 4 and 3 months. That's a bit early, for US standards. We'd consider that pre-school age in the US, but it's when Kindergarten starts in Switzerland. Now, granted, he's the youngest in his class (cut off date was one day before his …

Pre-school

The only healthy meal plan you need this year

Breakfast:<p>Sweet-potato fritters with poached eggs and avocado<p><b>Alice Liveing says:</b> “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’s important …

What psychologists really think about you lying to your kids about Santa

It’s the time of year for that most festive of holiday traditions: lying to your children.<p>As a country, we expend a huge amount of energy convincing our kids of the existence of Santa. In one survey, 84 percent of parents said they had taken their child to visit more than two Santas that year. The …

The American Obsession With Parenting

Parents of all income and education levels are spending more time promoting their kids’ development—yet socioeconomic gaps in childrearing behavior are growing.<p>The word “parent” wasn’t used as a verb until a few decades ago. In fact, some experts argue it was only in the 1990s that the idea of …

Demographics

How to Predict a Baby's First Word

A new study suggests what a toddler sees plays a major role.<p>After about a year, give or take, of staring and babbling, babies eventually begin to say their first words. <i>Mama. Ball. Dog.</i> Millions of parents all over the world know this.<p>Now, researchers at Indiana University and the Georgia Institute …

Parenting

Want, need, wear, read: Will the 'four gift rule' take off?

<b>Are the days of rampant spending on children at Christmas coming to an end? A trend which has gained traction over the past few years on social media is the "four gift rule". Parents pledge to give their offspring just four presents: Something they want, something they need, something to wear and</b> …

Saatva Luxury Mattress

America's best priced<br>luxury mattress<p>Tired of the confusion of mattress shopping in stores?<p>Try the ultra-premium, eco-friendly Saatva, sold …

Here's How You Can Predict (Fairly Accurately) How Tall Your Children Will Be As An Adult

It's a formula that's been used since the 1970s, according to the Daily Mail.<p>It can, under most circumstances, fairly accurately predict how tall a …

Learning Toys and STEM Toys We Love

We don’t think there’s a right or wrong way for kids to play. For this kid-oriented gift guide, we focused on learning toys—open-ended games, kits, …

Kids

5 Principles to Raise Successful Kids in a World Full of Screens

The doctor who wrote pediatricians' new screen time guidelines offers parents more specifics.<p>If your house is anything like mine, the iPad is a constant battleground.<p>Easy to use for even the smallest fingers, the devices are like catnip for toddlers, who after getting ahold of them even a few …

Kids

Five healthy money habits to teach your kids

It's never too early to start teaching your children healthy habits, and that includes financial ones. From an early age, children begin to observe their parents in all areas of life, including their spending and saving and how they talk about money. Kids pick up on our attitudes about money just …