Ann Powell

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Make Cheesecake for Two In Record Time With Your Instant Pot

Cheesecake is one of my favorite sweet things on this earth but, as a household of one with an occasional lactose-intolerant visitor, I’m not in the …

Burn 300+ Calories in Just 9 Minutes With This No-Equipment Workout

We’re only a few weeks into 2018 and we’ve already cheated on our workout goals. Ugh! But instead of ditching our New Year’s fitness resolutions and living the rest of the year as Netflix-binging couch potatoes, we’re finding new ways to stay motivated, including mixing up our fitness plan by …

Kettlebell Exercises

How to Discipline Stubborn, “Unpunishable” Children

You might not be able to control their behavior, but you do have control over what they learn.<p>By<p>Jan 17 2018, 4:41 PM<p>Parents of strong-willed children …

Why We Need To Let Kids Make Messes — And Not Clean Up After Them

Inwardly, I cringe and sit up a little straighter, as my three-year old awkwardly grasps her plate between two unsteady hands. As she tries to …

3 TED Talks That Will Help You Raise Successful Kids

Parents today are barraged by advice. These talks will help you sort through it all and keep your sanity.<p>Parents today have it rough. Don't overschedule your kids, they're told, but don't fail to nurture their passions. Beware helicopter parenting, but if your kid gets anything more than a scratch, …

Parenting

How to make your kid a millionaire

<b>Video by CNBC</b><p>Listen up, kids – and this case, we truly mean kids: If you want to invest your way to wealth by the time you hit 30, or even 20, it's …

How to help girls navigate tough social situations

Not long ago, I asked a group of 20 school-age girls to write down the one thing they wished their parents would do more of when helping them navigate tricky social situations. None of them struggled to answer the question.<p>At the end of the session the girls asked to share their answers. They each …

Parenting

Should I avoid drinking in front of my children?

A new report suggests that young people are aware of their parents’ drinking – and it may well have an impact on their relationship with alcohol. So should you keep booze out of the family home?<p>When you’re drinking wine at home, don’t look as if you’re enjoying it – at least not if you have kids. …

Alcohol

33 Things to Stop Doing to Your Kids Right Now

In our quest to be a great mom or dad, we often don't see that our actions aren't always best for our children. Now's the time to take off the …

Top Ten Ways to Stay Close to Your Daughter As She Grows Up

As a dad, one of my most important roles has been to develop a close relationship with each of my children. This was especially true for me as I …

Parenting

The App That Lets Your Kids Earn Their Screen Time

Until recently, apps in the screen-time-shaving category were for the most part tricked-out egg timers that would block access to websites. It’s a …

Apps

How to protect your child from being abducted as kidnapping expert reveals how stranger dangers change with age

Thousands of children are abducted each year.<p>Even parents living in comparatively safe environments may devote a lot of energy to ensure their …

Research report: How to have a happy family in 7 steps

1) Having dinner together matters<p>Kids who have dinner with their families do better across pretty much every conceivable metric.<p>A recent wave of …

10 Educational Apps For Preschoolers, So You Can (Hopefully) Poop In Peace

For the (many) parents out there who allow their kids to have screen time, finding apps that are fun, engaging, age-appropriate, and somewhat …

15 IKEA Alternatives for Modern Design Lovers

We all love a great IKEA piece! My home is covered in IKEA, from the coffee table and the media console to the china cabinet and the home office …

Home Decorating

5 safe and easy exercises for pregnancy from Barry's Bootcamp

Staying healthy and fit while you're pregnant is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your baby.<p>Keeping your fitness levels up will …

My Body Will Never "Bounce Back" After Baby. And I'm Fine With That

New moms are inundated with images of women who, three months after delivery, look like their former, taut, never-been-pregnant selves. Turns out my body isn't willing to turn back time so easily.<p>I was in great shape during pregnancy, fitter than I'd ever been, actually, motivated by the benefits …

Nightly specials at the city's top restaurants

There is much to love about modern Austin dining. With so many new restaurants and bars, chefs and beverage directors are getting creative in …

Texas

Top 3 Favorite Nachos in Austin

I’m willing to be honest with myself. It’s important. With that said, the degree to which I am into nachos and the frequency at which I order them is …

Cooking

Austin's 13 Hottest New Brunches, December 2017

<b>Brunch</b> is the cure-all for weekend hunger and hangovers with the right combination of breakfast, lunch, and lots of drinks. It's when it is acceptable to arm yourself with cocktails and coffee, while you hunker down with pancakes, burgers, and so many eggs. The Eater Austin <b>brunch heatmap</b> is your …