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Home Ec

10 Things You Should've Learned In High School

Brie Dyas | Posted 12.24.2013 | HuffPost Home
Brie Dyas

If my college-age neighbors are any indication, the next generation is an absolute mess. I'm not even talking about "life" messes (finding a job, getting married, etc.) but physical messes. This is my grandmother's generation's nightmare.

Tools for Living

Susan Winston | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Susan Winston

When we talk about what concerns them most about leaving home, I am surprised about how little they know about living in the real world. Not one of them can cook... anything. I see four years of kids downing cereal and calling it a meal.

Teach Your Kids to Buy and Sell

Nathan Greenberg | Posted 09.16.2012 | Parents
Nathan Greenberg

Start your child on the path to personal success early: Help them understand the value of their money and why it should be seen as a tool, not a goal.

Practice Babies? Parenthood, For Practice, Ten Mothers At A Time: The Story Behind 'The Irresistible Henry House'

Lisa Grunwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lisa Grunwald

Starting in the early 20th century, home economics programs around the country used real babies to teach mothering skills to college students.