Looking to make some magic in the kitchen? You don’t have to go all the way to Hogwart’s to make it happen.


Williams Sonoma recently launched a Harry Potter kitchen line, and our inner Hogwarts-loving nerd just squealed out loud with glee.

The collection includes spatulas and adult + kid-sized aprons, all available in each Hogwart’s house theme—Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin.

Spatulas are $13 and are silicone and BPA-free, and won’t crack or absorb any food odors or tastes. The aprons are $25 and are made from durable cotton twill, and the kids’ version features an adjustable tab at the neck for a customizable fit, which we love.

Gather your muggle family and get ready to conjure up some wizardly wonders!

Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength won't make your child immune to hardship—but it also won't cause him to suppress his emotions.

In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks. It gives them the strength to keep going, even when they're plagued with self-doubt. A strong mental muscle is the key to helping kids reach their greatest potential in life.

But raising a mentally strong kid requires parents to avoid the common yet unhealthy parenting practices that rob kids of mental strength. In my book, 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do, I identify 13 things to avoid if you want to raise a mentally strong kid equipped to tackle life's toughest challenges:

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