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Can Cooking With Kids Develop Their Emotional Intelligence? The Science Says Yes.

There is no shortage of research today documenting the health benefits of teaching kids about cooking—from understanding the origins of ingredients to learning S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics). These things combined give our kids a leg up in making better food choices throughout life, but what often goes unrecognized is the role …

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day: Stay Home With the Ones Who Love You Most

Surely, you’re not thinking of going out on Valentine’s Day. Babysitters and decent reservations are equally scarce. And the truth is, your kids probably want to hang with their parents, for now their dearest loves. We’re staying in, then, and creating our own festive approach to a love-laden holiday that originally began with sacrificing a …

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In Defense of Recipes

Ask yourself this question: Do you think good cooks don’t use recipes? I’ve noticed that a lot of people make this assumption, but the idea has always rubbed me the wrong way. And I know it’s a weird topic for a website where we try to emphasize moving away from recipes and toward trusting yourself, …

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Five Kid-Made, DIY Valentine’s Kitchen Projects to Warm All the Hearts

Let’s face it, kids can find Valentine’s Day baffling. An armed, flying baby assaults people, who then fall in love? Everyone in class is exchanging cards conveying vague affection? Once again—as always!—there’s tons of candy around, but we’re not supposed to eat too much? But while this quasi-holiday’s more romantic aspects may remain a mystery …

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