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Don't Struggle to Make Your Holiday Wrapping Perfect

The first Christmas my boyfriend and I were together we went to a holiday party hosted by some of his friends. Gifts were exchanged, both to individuals and through a Secret Santa swap. My boyfriend had chosen to wrap his contributions exclusively in bags that were so covered in wrinkles they looked like they had been…

Apple Jack and Bénédictine Make the Perfect Holiday Cocktail

Apples do a lot of heavy lifting around the holidays. We bake them in pies, drink their fermented juice, and sip on spiced cider to warm our cold, sniffly bodies. Apple brandy is my favorite vehicle for this particular flavor, and when paired with Bénédictine liqueur, it makes a drink that tastes like a more alcoholic…

Teach Little Kids to ‘Listen with Their Eyes’

I have said some version of, “I can’t tell if you’re hearing me because you’re not looking at me/responding” many, many times during my parenting journey (most often when I’m telling my son to turn off the television and put away his toys). The idea that eye contact is an important part of acknowledging someone else’s…

How to Address Security Bugs in Your Old Router

If an attacker manages to access your D-Link router’s login screen, and your router is old enough, it’s possible that they can take control of the router, inject it with code, and use it to attack other connected systems and devices. And the best part? D-Link is fully aware of these issues, but it isn’t planning to…

Try These Flexibility Benchmarks

For the last month of 2019, we’re going to do some exercises to measure progress and set goals. Whether you’ve worked out a lot this year or you’re just starting, taking a specific benchmark now will help you appreciate your current and future progress. Today we’re starting with flexibility.

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