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This Mom Wants You to Know You're Not Alone If Breastfeeding Hurts

An Instagram photo of a mom named Angela Burzo crying as she breastfeeds recently went viral. "It has been an emotional and painful struggle," she wrote. Other moms applauded Burzo for reminding us it's normal not to always love breastfeeding—or any aspect of motherhood, for that matter. But should …

The Smart Way to "Bulk Shop" When You Live in a Small Space

Shopping in bulk is a great way to save money, but when you live in a small space, it's hard to find a spot to stash that platoon-sized palette of …

6 Great Spanish Apps for Kids

Learning Spanish has bever been easier: These bilingual apps help kids brush up on their español while promoting cultural diversity. A win-win!<p>Spanish School Bus for Kids<p>Inspired by the Montessori approach of self-guided activity and collaborative play, this app has fast-paced games to help kids …

This Is Secretly The Best Move For Toning Your Inner Thighs

Bonus: It requires no machine, no weights, and no weird positions.<p>You’ve probably figured out by now that your inner thighs are not the easiest body part to tone. Unlike other muscle groups, like your shoulders, glutes, or abs, you can’t exactly isolate the area without other larger, stronger …

5 Daily Choices the Smartest People Make

What's remarkable about making these daily choices is knowing there will be no regrets.<p>According to multiple sources, the average number of decisions an adult makes each day is about 35,000. Some are smart, others ... well, lets just keep things on a positive note and say it's the smart decisions …

Self-improvement

6 Deadlift Variations Your Butt Will Thank You For

The deadlift is one of the best full-body exercises you can do. Many trainers would argue it's THE best, because it's the perfect example of a …

Fitness

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10 things you can do to increase your confidence today

Nobody is born with limitless self-confidence. If someone seems to have incredible self-confidence, it's because he or she has worked on building it for years.<p>Self-confidence is something that you learn to build up because the challenging world of business, and life in general, can deflate</b> …

Motivation

Epic: 15 Easy Tips For Improving Your Self Confidence

<i>Self</i>-<i>esteem</i> is how we feel about ourselves. Through positive thought and the help of others you can learn simple techniques to <i>improve</i> your</i> …

Self-help

17 Motivational Quotes to Help You Achieve Your Dreams

The road to your dreams isn’t always easy to navigate, sometimes dotted with mountains to climb, obstacles to overcome—and hard, mind-numbing times …

Motivation

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Brownie Tart

<b>If you have a sweet tooth, this recipe is for you. A fudgy brownie tart is topped with peanut butter chocolate chip cookie dough and baked to gooey</b> …

Dessert

The 21 best bodyweight exercises to lose weight and burn fat

Any fit guy will tell you that abs are made in the kitchen. But while losing fat will always be a function of eating right—make sure you know our …

Eight Foods to Eat During Your Menstrual Cycle

This is for the ladies- the best foods to eat during your menstrual cycle. During this time we need extra self-care, self-love and nourishment as our …

Menstrual Cycle

6 Essential Stretches to Reduce Back Pain

Low back pain can have many causes, including tight or weak back, ab or core muscles, muscle sprains or strains, or a herniated disc. This stretching …

Yoga

3 Easy Home Workouts to Tighten Your Body

When people think about workouts to lose weight they often think about strenuous cardio sessions at the gym. But there are easy home workouts that …

Bodyweight Exercise

9 Charts That Will Stop You From Botching a Recipe Ever Again

Breakfast

Pump Up Your Pecs With 3 Moves | Men's Health

This workout is guaranteed to make your pecs pop. That’s because it hits your chest muscles from three different angles, using a classic training technique called drop sets.<p>“The muscle pump is INSANE,” says Gaddour. For a complete chest routine, do five “triple sets.”<p><b>HOW TO DO IT</b> Do as many reps of …

This Is the Best Exercise to Erase Your Belly Pooch, Says Science

Start planning a goodbye party for your tummy.<p>In the weight-loss game, not all fat is created equal. And if you're trying to lose that belly pooch you just <i>know</i> is hiding a six pack, stomach fat is a particularly stubborn beast.<p>But never fear: A recent study just found that one workout is …

Exercise

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

3 Awesome DIY Recipes for Curly Hair

If you have curly hair, we're willing to bet that you know your way around a good curl DIY recipe, especially if the concept of an effective, awesome, one-and-done curl product is as rare to you as a unicorn. So we asked three of our favorite curly girls to share their top at-home recipes for …

17 Easy DIY Home Decor Craft Projects That Don't Look Cheap

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

How to Perk Up Your Butt With Dumbbells

• 6 butt-lifting exercises using dumbbells — Self<br>• Probiotic-filled banana and spinach smoothie — Fitness<br>• What you need to make the perfect poached egg — Shape<br>• Why hill workouts are the best cardio you can get — Women's Running<br>• Change up your ab workout with this move — Women's Health<br>• A cucumber appetizer …

27 Tasty Crock Pot Recipes You'll Make Again And Again

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How do I get my flat stomach back after having a baby?

In the first of our regular fitness advice columns, the couple behind Living Retreats - sports psychologist and nutritionist Jo Gray and personal trainer Luke Gray - answer your work-out woes.<p><b>Question:</b> <b>I’ve just had a baby and I want my flat tummy back - how do I go about it?</b><p><b>Answer:</b> The body is so …

Yoga

Do These 3 Abs Exercises For A Stronger Core

Abs-olutely a great way to get fitter in less than a half hour a day.<p>The important thing, Matheny says, is to complete each day's reps with proper form and control. You're not trying to blow through them as quickly as possible; you're trying to maintain stability and form with every single rep. …

19 Recipes to Make the Most of Fresh Herbs

Whether you’ve got a plethora of fresh herbs on your hands because your herb garden is blooming, or you just wanted to try out that new recipe calling for tarragon and don’t know what to do with the rest, it’s a major bummer to see your greens go to waste. So make the best of those leftovers, try …

Recipes

Homemade Wet Wipes for Sticky Fingers

I have a love-hate relationship with wipes. I love their convenience for dirty hands and sticky faces, but I hate that conventional wipes are …

Aloe