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16 super-easy Crock-Pot dinner recipes for families on the go

Soccer. Gymnastics. Science club. Homework. When you have school-aged kids, afternoons and evenings can be jam-packed. Whipping up an elaborate dinner is rarely more than a Pinterest pipe dream. But just because you don’t have the time — or, let’s face it, the inclination — to dice, chop and simmer... more


We all lie to our kids’ pediatricians. Here’s what you can do about it

According to a recent study, between 60 and 80 percent of patients say they haven’t told their doctors the truth or have withheld information from them. For parents and their children’s pediatricians, experts say there are even more compelling reasons to lie. While “well-child” checkups aren’t required by law, they... 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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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


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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?


22 easy and Instagram-worthy foods to serve at your child’s birthday party

Your little one is about to turn another year older, and you know what that means: It’s party time! But gone are the days of hot dogs, hamburgers and a simple box cake. These days, many parents spend hours scouring Pinterest for inspiration to create the picture perfect spread for... 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