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Oil Up Your Joints! 12 Recipes for Arthritis

Extra virgin olive oil is one of those foods that seems to have more health benefits than you can list. Solid fats like butter and shortening contain saturated fats, which can raise your cholesterol levels. And while you shouldn’t overdo it on any fats, olive oil contains unsaturated fats, so using …

Food

The Best Herbs to Grow Indoors to Give Your Kitchen a Little Green

It's the season of green. With fresh plants and flowers springing up everywhere, the summertime is the perfect time to explore your green thumb and …

Plants

Raising My Son With My Ex-Husband Is the Hardest Thing I’ve Ever Done

For years, I’ve been waiting for someone to come clean about co-parenting. Celebrities and social media would have us believe it’s easy, even …

Parenting

A Guide to Chores for Every Age

You and your partner are a team, and you want to raise your kids to be part of that team. (Not to mention there’s too much to do and not enough time for the two of you to do everything.) If you’re looking to get your kids to start helping around the house, these suggestions break down chores that …

Kids

Top 5 Reasons Why Digital Marketing Isn't Working For You (And How To Fix Them)

Over the past 17 years, I have encountered countless excuses as to why companies feel that digital marketing won’t work for them. All too often, companies fall into the trap of thinking that their business model is “too different” or “too unique” for internet marketing. In the following article, I …

Marketing

15 Italian Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re not an Italian nonna with decades of pasta-making experience, these classic recipes make an excellent (and relatively simple) introduction …

Cooking

11 Things Your Mom Might Have Done That Contributed To Your Anxiety

Anxiety has roots in many things, so it's not always possible to point to one cause, and call it a day. It's often due to a mix of biology (as it is …

Parenting

The 100 stories that shaped the world

BBC Culture asked writers around the globe to pick stories that have endured across generations and continents – and changed society.<p>“I rarely find someone, really anyone, who doesn’t know some part of this story – the idea of the lost man who can’t get home after the war… the woman at home with …

Literature

Never lie to children, says Japanese animation master

Mamoru Hosoda is one of the greats of Japanese animation, whose films like "The Boy and the Beast" and "The Girl who Leapt Through Time" are seen as …

Time Travel

The Importance of Teaching Kids Self-Discipline

Your discipline tactics shouldn't be about controlling your child. Instead, discipline should be about teaching your child how to control himself. …

Candybar

British Columnist Calls Nazi Troops The Heroes Of D-Day

(JTA) — A far-right race baiter who works as a columnist for a respected weekly British current affairs magazine wrote a piece sympathizing with the …

D Day

15 Vegetables & Herbs You Can Buy Once And Regrow Forever

We all know about the normal ways to grow plants – from seeds. But, did you know that there are many plants that you can grow from leftovers and …

Gardening

Michelle Obama shares the No. 1 lesson she learned from her mom

Michelle Obama was raised on the South Side of Chicago in an apartment with her older brother Craig Robinson and their parents, Marian and Fraser …

Michelle Obama

14 Easy Ways To Raise Children Who Love Nature

Tips and tricks for fostering a love of plants, fresh air, and the planet.

Kids

The Only List of Baking Substitutions You'll Ever Need

We all know what it's like to reach for the baking powder and only come up with baking soda. With this guide, you'll never be caught without an …

Dessert

Sexuality expert says parents should ask for consent to change a baby’s diaper

An author and educator has been ridiculed after saying parents should ask babies for consent before a diaper change and watch for a response through …

Parenting

40 Wise Parenting Lessons From a Grandma of 16

My grandma Anna isn't just a regular grandmother — she has the ultimate grandmother résumé. With five children and 16 grandchildren, she knows a thing or two about life. She has beaten breast cancer and rocked many careers, all while being there for her children and grandkids alike. She may feel …

Parenting

How To Grow An Unlimited Amount Of Tomatoes Using JUST 4 SLICES And Some Dirt!

Tomatoes are probably the most favorite ingredients and most commonly used in a salad. However, their use doesn’t stop there. From decoration of the …

Tomatoes

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

Nutrition

What to Do When Your Child Is a Perfectionist

Perhaps you’ve heard a parent proudly say something like, “My son stayed up all night getting his science fair project just right. He’s a bit of a …

Build an Easy Wooden Compost Bin using Pallets

Make homemade compost in a Pallet Compost Bin How to build an Easy Wooden Compost Bin using pallets. A pallet compost bin takes ten minutes to build …

7 Surprising Things You Can Do with Cream of Tartar

Many of us have cream of tartar in our cabinets, an infrequently used ingredient for baking that we break out about twice a year. I always just …

Chemistry

30 Easy Skincare Tips You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

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Skin Care

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

This Easy Chicken and Rice Bake Is a Dinner Winner

Baked chicken and rice is one of the ultimate comfort foods, and this recipe is a one-pot wonder. With bone-in chicken thighs and long-grain rice …

Sushi

7 Meal-Prep Dressings So You No Longer Have to Eat a Sad Desk Salad

Before you eat another sad desk salad for lunch, read this. We're all for keeping salads healthy—as in, not drowning them in extra-creamy dressing, …

Healthy Eating

10 Dead-Simple One-Skillet Meals That Will Save Dinner

During the busiest weeks, it's worth leaving your skillet out on the stove ready for anything. That's because it can help churn out some of the …

Want more self-reliant, responsible kids? Try Selbständigkeit, the German way.

When journalist Sara Zaske moved to Berlin with her family a few years ago, she noticed something different about German parents. They don't hover. They don't follow their kids on the playground or intervene when they fight. They let them go places on their own and play with knives and matches. …

Parenting