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10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Workouts

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

Biomechanics

27 Cottage Cheese Recipes That Prove It's Not Just a 1980s Diet Food

It’s suffered from a not-so-great reputation as “'80s-era diet food” long enough. Cottage cheese really shouldn't be overlooked as a fantastic source …

The Secrets of the Pelvic Floor

If you’ve never had your pelvic floor released, consider hunting down an integrative structural specialist: It’s a weird sensation, for sure, and …

The Reward Chart That Changed Everything In My House

Right when we become fooled into believing that we have mastered a certain tricky stage in our child’s development, a new one smacks us right in the …

Parenting

How to Organize Toys in 5 Painless Steps

Wondering how to organize toys in a house full of kids? With ambitious fantasies of family-friendly homes where adults can walk barefoot without fear …

Kids

How to create a magical miniature garden that will add a touch of coziness to any home

A terrarium is a miniature garden grown inside a covered glass or plastic container. It is extremely easy to take care of and is an ideal choice for …

DIY Home Decor Projects - 267 Easy and Crafty Ideas

DIY home decor crafts are fun but making something that will actually have decor value may be a bigger challenge than you’ve anticipated. Indeed, …

Wall Art

A Local's Guide to Banff

What’s almost better than being able to travel to every destination in the world? Hearing about them from the people who know and love them best. Check out these tips for seeing Banff through a local's eyes.<p><i>Scottish travel writer</i> <b>AILSA ROSS</b> <i>left big-city life for small-town Banff to be with her</i> …

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Simple Games for Unadulterated Family Fun!

With the holidays just around the corner and impending family gatherings galore, those same old board games just aren't going to cut it. Instead of dusting off that old Parcheesi board, it's time to try something fresh. We already told you about some great new games, but here are a few more that …

14 Cute Christmas Treats to Make With Your Kids

Pull out your aprons, crank up the Christmas tunes and grab your little helper, because it’s time to do some holiday baking. Homemade treats are great gifts for your friends and neighbors, and sharing will give you an excuse to make more (which is half the fun). It doesn’t matter if you’re a …

26 Easy Christmas Candy Recipes You Should Try Making!

10 Tricks to Make Hanging Christmas Decorations Way Easier

The Best Games for Family Game Night

Let the games begin!<p>We all had our favorite board games growing up. We remember Candy Land from when we were little, Monopoly when we got a bit older. Life, Operation, the list of classics goes on and on. Better yet, they're all still available today, so we can share them with our kids as …

Thanksgiving Potluck Recipes

This warm salad isn't typically found on a Thanksgiving table, but that doesn’t mean it won't be a hit with party guests. Roasting brings out great flavors from the veggies.

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies Photo by Sunday Supper<p>When bags of fresh cranberries show up in the grocery stores, I reach for a trusty Oatmeal Cranberry …

SATURDAY SIX: Favorite Snacks in Walt Disney World

This week’s <b>SATURDAY SIX</b> takes a look at <b>Six MORE Of Our Favorite WDW Snacks</b>. We are still reeling from the shocking news yesterday that both the …

The Six Best Souvenirs at Walt Disney World

This week’s <b>SATURDAY SIX</b> takes a look at <b>The Six BEST Souvenirs at Walt Disney World</b>. Last week we took a look at some of our favorite pieces of …

Walt Disney Company

Quit Baking! 50 Fabulous Raw Vegan Desserts You Need in Your Life … NOW

Maybe you’ve been thinking about eating healthier and lighter raw foods but don’t know where to begin? Or maybe you’re just tired of using the oven, …

The 8 Italian Places To Visit Before You Die

Walks of Italy runs a wide range of immersive, small group walking tours in Italy. Whether you’re coming to Italy for the first time or...The post …

Why depriving your kids of toys is a great idea

My five siblings and I grew up in a cruel wasteland of deprivation that included whole-wheat cereals, secondhand clothing and shared rooms. To add insult to injury, we didn’t even have a TV to distract us from our hardship.<p>My parents weren’t poor, so as a child I simply assumed they had a sadistic …

Parenting

'Would You Rather?' Parenting Edition. The Game That's Making Parents Squirm

Have you ever played "Would You Rather?" with a friend, an enemy or with a next-door-neighbor who is neither friend nor enemy?<p>I don't know if "WYR?" is even an actual game or something I've made up because my mind likes to wander and it seems like something people would have fun (or hate …

World's Best Mac and Cheese

It's a bold claim, but this mac and cheese from Kurt Beecher Dammeier's "Pure Flavor" cookbook is that good. Three types of cheese—cheddar, Gruyere, and Jack—add plenty of richness, while a touch of chipotle-chile powder imbues the dish with a subtle smoky flavor.

10 of Canada's most underrated destinations: From Wolfville to Winnipeg and B.C.'s Sunshine Coast

Print<p>Related<p>I’ve been lucky enough to explore most corners of this vast country of ours. I’ve kicked around Quebec City, cycled around Calgary and …

Why We Should Focus On Our Babies, Not Our Screens

Kids can reap many benefits from using apps -- once they hit a certain age.<p>No matter how many different ways we ask the question, the answer from child development experts remains the same: humans under age 2 learn best from people, not screens.<p>"The real emphasis shouldn't be on the taking away of …

7 Summer Crock Pot Recipes

Things you are officially permitted to do all summer long: 1. Wear black. 2. Read murder mysteries set in cold, Scandinavian countries. 3. Use your crock pot. Here, seven summer slow-cooker recipes suitable for any toasty evening.<p><b>BBQ Chicken Tostada</b><p>Lather on the slaw. <b>Get the recipe.</b><p><b>Cheesy Crab …

8 Simple Recipes for a Brilliant Backyard Bash

Why should you slave away in the kitchen while everyone else sips their cocktails? This year, enjoy your party (and be the star of it) with these easy and delicious recipes.<p><b>1. Red, White & Blue Berry Trifle</b><p>This dazzling, delicious trifle can be made in under 30 minutes--just be sure to plan ahead …

10 Surprising Ways You Are Making Your Vegetables Less Nutritious

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Modern-day diets are often lacking in nutrition, in large part because food choices are not optimal. About 90 percent of the money …