Brittney Ghezzi

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The Secret to Perfect Chili: The Right Spices

Americans love to argue about chili. Beef or pork? Green or red? I’ve seen people slam doors over whether or not beans have a place in a bowl, and we …

Making Time to Play With Your Child as a Working Mom

While each situation has its pros and cons, I miss the time I had to play with my child when I was a stay-at-home mom. To add salt to the wound, as a divorced mom, I have to split my time with my daughter even further. It often feels as if my time with her was cut by 75 percent, and each weekend I …

Child Care Jobs Are Among the Lowest Paid in the Nation

Despite the key role child care workers play in today's families, their jobs pay less than most.<p>A recent Pew Research study found that 46 percent of American households now have two full-time working parents. Clearly, child care workers are essential to the modern family. But a recent look at the …

John Legend Reveals His Parenting Philosophy

Everyone's favorite awe-inducing couple John Legend and Chrissy Teigen have shared every little detail of their pregnancy with the world making us love them more than we did when Teigen cried after Legend won his first Golden Globe.The latest bit of information Legend is dishing is making us love …

10 Hardest Things About Being a New Mom

After my daughter popped out at 8 pounds, 2 ounces, I stared at my still-protruding belly in shock, and cried when a man asked me when I was due—two …

Babies at work: will onsite childcare become standard in offices?

From Goldman Sachs and Addison Lee to gNappies companies are offering innovative childcare options to employees<p>When Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer banned remote working at the tech giant, the reaction from staff was frosty. Not because it meant the end of working from home in their pyjamas but …

Diet debate: Is breakfast a waste of time?

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Nutrition

10 Breakfast-Making Tips Every 20-Something Should Know

Breakfast is supposedly the most important meal of the day, and yet it's the one we tend to skip — with the little time we have to spare in the …

7 Ways to Transform Butter Into an Amazing Sauce

That humble stick of butter sitting in your fridge has a lot of potential. It's the beginnings of the best sauce of your life.<p>From a quick tomato …

Everything You Need to Know About Knife Care

Stop cooking with dull knives; you're gonna hurt yourself!<p><i>In addition to eating healthier, the start of a new year is a great excuse for decluttering, spiffing up, and organizing your workspace. All week long, we'll be giving you tips for making sense of the most important room of the house: the</i> …

Three Ways Parents Create Anger in Kids | The Exhausted Woman

The best way to understand this concept is through a story. Ulla complained about her 6-year-old son’s angry behavior so she brought him in for an …

Why You Should to Talk to Your Kids About Sex

I was four years old when I realized the discrepancy between reality and what most kids knew about sex. During recess, a classmate was telling a group of enthralled students about how she came out of her "mommy's tummy." Proud in the way only a kid equipped with new information can be, I marched up …

How To Change Your Eating Habits To Have A More Productive 2016

Eating right in the New Year isn’t about deprivation, it’s understanding what your metabolism needs to reset and maximize your energy.<p>Sledding down the hill of holiday gluttony straight into a field of ambitious resolutions can be a jarring adjustment at best. We spend the holidays gorging on fatty …

Benefits of Reading to Your Child

The stories might be fairy tales, but the benefits of reading to your child are real. The American Academy of Pediatrics and almost all educators …

Libraries

How To Get Your Child Excited To Read | TODAY.com

The TODAY Parenting Team is a community where anyone can write posts, ask questions and share advice.<p>With the kids back in school and the National Book Festival in Washington DC (<b>Al Roker</b> and <b>Tom Brokaw</b> will be there too!) coming up I started thinking about things that work when it comes to …

Thanksgiving Songs for Preschool Kids

Here are some fun Thanksgiving songs for your Preschool to Kindergarten kids to enjoy during the holiday season! I appreciate the positive feedback I …

Pre-school

How Babies Learn Language

An infant child possesses an amazing, and fleeting, gift: the ability to master a language quickly. At six months, the child can learn the sounds …

Molding the Future: Child Development Through Work with Clay | Bing Nursery School

By Todd Erickson, Head Teacher<p>A child approaches the West PM art table, where a ball of grayish clay awaits. She picks up the ball and feels its cool …

22 Ways You're Eating Lunch Wrong

Do you buy your lunch every day? You're doing it wrong.<p>Avoid these common pitfalls for a more convenient and satisfying afternoon meal that actually holds you over until dinnertime.<p><b>1. You eat lunch at noon.</b> Chances are, noon comes a few hours after breakfast — but dinnertime won’t come for another …

Your Top Five Picks For Best Chef's Knife

After an extremely close voting round, the Wusthof Classic Cooks Knife has cut through the competition as your choice for Best Chef’s Knife. You …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

Confession Time: Our Worst Cooking Habits

Start prepping your Thanksgiving stuffing now (or, yesterday). Wrap your bananas in plastic wrap to slow down ripening. <i>Always</i> use a probe thermometer when cooking fish and meats.<p>All of these are suggestions we've made to you in very recent history.<p>And while these are all good <i>ideas</i> (and we still …

Why Milk Goes With Cookies—and Every Other Dessert

Long before people were pairing juice with food, beer with cupcakes (there’s a bar in New York City that serves both, seriously), and even wine and cheese, there was milk and cookies. As a kid, you instinctually knew the two went together. But now it’s time to learn the science behind why you crave …

Motherhood: Expectation v Reality - Standard Issue

Motherhood hasn’t come naturally to <i>Daisy Leverington</i>. Four years in and she remains wide-eyed, terrified and in awe of the little person she’s …

25 Honest Selfies That Sum Up What It's Like To Be A Mom

Complete with under-eye circles, messy hair and more.<p>Last month, actress Olivia Wilde shared a frazzled selfie that resonated with parents everywhere. "I call this hairstyle, 'keep the kid alive,'" she wrote in the caption. "Products you'll need: sweat, string cheese, diaper rash cream, chewed up …

Olivia Wilde

The 5 Parenting Strategies That Have Gotten Me Through Life with a Toddler

3. Telling him what to expect before it happens<p>This works for just about anything. It could be a simple list of things on the agenda for the day, …

Digital Parenting – A Modern Approach for Raising Children

We are now living in a tech age. This is part of generation wherein almost anyone – even children gain access to the digital incentives of life. And …