Summer Education Can Be Easy + Fun

summer education | Exhibition "Garden for Children" at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo 2010 | Educational ideas for children in the summer | Girlfriend is Better
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Education is not intended to end the first week of June! Think of summer education as an opportunity to implement some activities at home and help your children thrive in the coming school year. ┬áHere are 5 easy ways that […]

Puff Pastry: Keeping It Light

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What does a pot pie, a strawberry tart, and a palmier all have in common? Puff pastry is the light and buttery bond that binds these diverse dishes together. With salt, butter, flour, and water being the only ingredients, this […]

5 Cell Phone Rules for Healthy Teens

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Girlfriend: Kiernan Shipka | Photo courtesy: Vanity Fair

Given a choice, all kids will choose an electronic device over any other activity. Trial and error (and some good advice from other parents) has helped us manage electronic devices of every sort for toddlers and teens alike! We got […]