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The best way to prep kids for daylight saving time

Two times a year, clocks spring forward or fall back, and the time change threatens to wreak havoc on families’ sleep schedules and sanity. In fact, researchers say a one-hour shift in sleep disrupts sleep cycles for about a week, sometimes longer. This may mean early morning wakeups, bedtime resistance... more


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100 Questions to get to know your teenager

One thing that my wife and I discussed recently, was that we don't talk to our child enough about some of the bigger issues, that we need to while we still can learn more about our teen. So, we decided to brainstorm a list of questions to ask our... more


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How do I convert 15 oz to cups?

My sister in law gave me a recipe for pork chops, and it calls for apple juice. I bought a 15 oz bottle of juice before I realized that I need a cup of it. What's the conversion of 15 oz to cups?


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Where is Tahini paste located in the grocery store?

I have a recipe that calls for Tahini paste but I can't find it at the grocery store anywhere. Where is Tahini paste kept at the store?


3 Modern Takes on Classic Oatmeal Recipes

Total cooking confession: I love oatmeal products. I have eaten oatmeal every work day – for the past ten (or more) years, my favorite cookies are oatmeal raisin and I find that oats create some perfect type of texture to foods. So when Care.com partnered with Quaker to create... more


Personal chefs: How much do they cost — and are they worth it?

Americans devote an average of 37 minutes a day preparing, serving and cleaning up after their meals, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That number creeps up to 44 minutes a day for families with kids, totaling more than 267 hours a year spent in the kitchen. For... more


21 Best Low-Sugar Cereals for Kids

Will kids really eat low-sugar cereals? They will when they are this yummy.       Is cereal the only thing your kids are interested in for breakfast? If so, no worries. There are some great low-sugar cereals on the market that are tasty as well as delicious. "Choose a... more


12 high-fiber foods (and recipes!) kids will actually eat

What would your kid prefer for a snack: a Pop-Tart or a cup of bran cereal? High-fiber foods for kids are so valuable for nutrition, but getting kids to eat them is another story. Fiber isn't the most exciting ingredient, but it aids in digestion, prevents constipation and helps... more