A friend of all children

December is right around the corner. It’s the month for family, tradition and festivities. But most of us get excited because of one man. You might know him as Father Christmas, Santa, Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle, or Sinterklaas. He brings candy and presents to nice children everywhere. It’s a long celebrated tradition. One that we should …

#christmas #folklore #history #santa #sinterklaas #tradition

Forever alone

What happens to men who stay bachelors forever, according to science? Despite plenty of studies that show how parenthood and marriage benefit men, a growing body of research reveals that it’s more of a mixed-bag for bachelors than scientists previously thought. It’s never really that black or white…

#bachelor #family #foreveralone #marriage #single

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How to survive a sunstroke

You get a sunstroke when you spend too much time in the sun, and your body is not able to handle all that heat. It’s not to be confused by a heatstroke, by the way. You get a sunstroke from being too long in the sun. But you can get a heatstroke from just being …

#extremeweather #health #heatstroke #heatwave #howto #summer #sunbathing #sunstroke

Dive into a world of discovery, learning, and fun with YouTube Kids

Unfortunately not available in all regions, but (for Android) users you can still find the app on the web if you know where to look. The YouTube Kids app. There are plenty of kid friendly videos on YouTube. But not all of them might be parent friendly. Thanks to the mobile app from YouTube, our …

#android #app #google #ios #smartphone #tablet #videos #youtube

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Things you need to know about sugar

I’m a sweet tooth. Cutting sugar from my life seems like an impossible goal. But I do wonder if my sugar intake could cause health problems. Stumbling on this article about “8 big lies about sugar” does present me with some reassurement. Not all sugar is bad, cutting sugar from life is not necessary and sugar …

#diet #food #health #healthyfood #sugar #sweettooth

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How we are dealing with screen time

We don’t. In a world where we are more and more surrounded by screens, I’m not sure that denying your kid a screen is the right thing to do. Looking back in time, my parents (both in their late 60s) have known a time without TV. Can you imagine that? Fast forward 40 years. Where …

#adviceforparents #future #parenting #screentime #smartphone #technology

Parenting around the world

Parenting is not the same in every part of the world. Heck, not even in every household in your own town. And that’s okay. We learn from each other. Because somewhere in the middle is the best way to raise a kid. Take a look at these 11 parenting styles around the world. You might not agree with all of them. But every culture brings its own rules and morals to the mix.

#aroundtheworld #family #fatherhood #kids #motherhood #parenting

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Turn old smartphones into security cameras

There is finally a reason for those old smartphones you have lying around. Use them as security cameras in your home with Manything @manythingapp. It’s easy to install, cheap and practical to use. You can even connect Manything with IFTTT. Home security and automation has never been easier!

#android #camera #home #homeautomation #ifttt #iphone #manything #security #smarthome #smartphone

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Highly sensitive kid

Highly sensitive children are often misunderstood, and sometimes even diagnosed with other disorders. However it is just a trait, a style in personality. But it must be understood and taken into account when raising your child. They need to be appreciated, to have their special needs and sometimes intense reactions and behaviors accepted. And when needed, handled with special care.

#highlysensitive #kid #personality

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Bitcoin explained

Explaining Bitcoin is hard. Because it’s hard to understand it completely. But I gave it a shot. And provided you with some basics. Whether it is a good investment or not, is totally up to you for now. I’m taking my first steps in Bitcoin. But in order to know what I’m investing in, I want to understand it.

#bitcoin #invest #money

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Outdoor kitchen tools by Swiss Advance

I’m loving these products from @swissadvance. Even though these are meant to be used outdoor, I keep them close to my working desk. So I always have kitchen tools available at snack time.

#food #household #kitchen #lunch #outdoor #pocketknife

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The Chemistry of Stain Removal

About stain removing and how it’s done.

#chemistry #cleaning #household