Parenting kids over 18 is still parenting. You just get less control and the stakes are higher. – NBC News

When my five kids were small, I naively saw the age of 18 as the light at the end of the tunnel. During that sleepless stretch in which my life felt like an endless blur of night feedings, diapers, bandaging boo-boos and navigating piles of sippy-cups and sippy-cup lids that never seemed to match, I

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For the Love of Parenting: Looking for a preschool? Here are a few questions – Eureka Times-Standard

Editor’s note: For the Love of Parenting is a local parenting advice column coordinated by Krystal Arnot, director of the Little Learners Center in Eureka. When parents have questions, she’ll share strategies here. Q: I’m starting to look at preschools for my child but it all seems overwhelming. What are some good questions to ask

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Weekly Link Love – Edition 65

Research of the Week Blue-blocking glasses improve mania patients’ sleep quality. The human landscape of ancient Africa looked a lot different 3000 years ago. Without changing caloric intake, time-restricted eating improves metabolic health. Ramadan-style fasting (30 days of 14-hour fasts, from dawn to sunset) activates proteins related to cancer protection, glucose regulation, fat burning, cognitive

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Mini Keto and Primal Crab Cakes

Crab cakes may remind you of cocktail parties, weddings, or sun-soaked getaways to the seashore where you seek refuge from the sun at a fish shack that serves only the freshest local seafood. Most traditional crab cake recipes include breadcrumbs or flour (or both) and are deep fried in vegetable oil so the end result

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Meal Planning Is Solved With These Crowd-Pleasing Low-Carb Chicken Recipes

The beauty of a low-carb diet is that it’s not a fad. Though more extreme versions exist, simply cutting back on carbs — particularly sugar — is not only effective for weight loss, it’s also sustainable. Think of it as a healthy lifestyle that will always be relevant. Whatever your reason for going low-carb, bookmarking

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