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What the reality of breastfeeding looks like

Open this photo in gallery<p><i>Gina Marie Brocker is a documentary photographer based in Boston.</i><p>With my 10-month-old son strapped onto my front and camera in hand, I squeezed into Monica’s SUV. I began to document her feeding her 16-month-old daughter following the regular afternoon pickup of her older …

Parenting

Let's drop the euphemisms: Donald Trump is a racist president

Watching this pinball president ricochet around Europe, you could be forgiven for thinking there’s no method to Donald Trump’s madness.<p>Nato is both a rip-off and very strong. Theresa May’s Brexit plan is both pathetic and terrific. Trump’s interview with the Sun was both fake news and generally …

Donald Trump

How to Make 3 Savory Muffin Tin Recipes

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Food

15 Life Hacks To Help You Become A Guru Of Quick Cleaning

According to research, adults spend from 7 to 19 hours a week cleaning their homes. The numbers vary depending on different factors: age and social …

Cleaning

7 Mindfulness Meditation Apps That Will Change the Way You De-Stress

Shedding the day's stresses is something most of us hope to do when we step foot inside our home. You try not to look at work emails or think about the 500 projects you have to do, especially right before bed. But sometimes going for a jog or playing with your pup won't help you totally get your …

Meditation

Why You Shouldn’t Buy an R22 Air Conditioner

If you’re in the market for a new central AC system, don’t buy one that uses R22 refrigerant. As of January 1, 2020, production and importing of R22 …

Home Improvement

Humans Are to Blame for Making Dogs So Bad at Handling Conflict

There's an evolutionary reason your pup doesn't play well with others.<p>Go to a dog park, and you’ll see how much humans have messed up canine society. …

Pets

Curcumin: More Powerful Than Drugs

Curcumin, an organic compound extracted from the spice turmeric, is a flavonoid. It is the curcumin that gives the spice its bright yellow color. …

braincells

These are the Shoes Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle Are Wearing Over and Over Again

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Royal Family

11 Small Health Symptoms Women Ignore, But Shouldn't

It's really easy to brush off small health issues — such as headaches, fatigue, and irregular periods —when you have a super busy schedule. Life get …

Women's Health

A Celebrity Esthetician Explains How to Get Rid of Blackheads Overnight

Blackheads—the ever-elusive enemy. Although barely detectable, they’re one of those maddeningly minuscule things (like a stray brow hair or a chipped …

Skin Care

15 Of the Most Amazing Life Hacks You Would Definitely Want To Know About

Life Hacks are a dime a dozen on the internet, some are absurd and impractical but then you also get some amazing ideas that aren’t just easy to …

Lifehacks

Raising Boys Who Aren't A**holes Is Tough Job. Here Are Some Momsplained Tips To Make It Easier.

I have two boys, and it seems like since I was pregnant with the first one, people have been telling me how much easier boys are to raise. To which …

Parenting

Great Leaders Are Confident, Connected, Committed, and Courageous

Brad was leading a difficult turnaround of his company and had decided to fire his head of sales, who was a nice guy but wasn’t performing.<p>Three months later, he still hadn’t fired him.<p>I asked him why. His answer? “I’m a wimp!”<p>Brad (not his real name — I’ve changed some details to protect people’s …

Leadership

Five Ways To Prevent Passive-Aggressive Resistance To Change

What’s up with this?<p>You’ve been tasked with driving a major change project in your organization. You’ve presented the business reasons for the change, gotten major stakeholders on board and laid out the path forward, complete with specific goals and milestones. The project plan was polished. The …

Leadership

'Rudeness Upon Rudeness:' Even Theresa May's Opponents Are Taken Aback By Trump's Brexit Attack

U.S. President Donald Trump kicked off his visit to the U.K. by knifing his host, Prime Minister Theresa May, in the front. Metaphorically, of course.<p>…

Donald Trump

Make Skillet Chicken Thighs with Creamy Tomato Sauce Tonight — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

Five People Told Us What They Do For Their Tinnitus

The remedies they tried include everything from therapy and mindfulness to weed and noise-canceling headphones.<p><i>A version of this article originally appeared on Tonic Netherlands.</i><p>After performing in bands for a decade, listening to music on headphones with the volume cranked up all the way, and …

Headphones

Is Your Company's Culture Toxic? Eight Warning Signs To Watch For

When employees feel discouraged — quietly or otherwise — with the organization they work for, there can be a significant impact on how well a company does, long term.<p>If you think your company culture could use some work, it is likely already teetering on turning toxic. This isn’t something to …

Leadership

Jamie Raskin Just Delivered a Devastating Takedown of GOP Hypocrisy

John NicholsThe Maryland congressman exposed the absolute absurdity of Republican attempts to derail inquiries into wrongdoing by the Trump …

Donald Trump

$4.69 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder

<b>(CNN) —</b> After 8 hours of deliberations Thursday, a St. Louis jury awarded $4.69 billion to 22 women who sued pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson alleging their ovarian cancer was caused by using its powder as a part of their daily feminine hygiene routine.<p>The jury award includes $550 million in …

Johnson & Johnson

Your Frequent Forgetfulness Could Actually Be a Sign of Thyroid Brain Fog

Can thyroid problems cause brain fog? Absolutely. In fact, thyroid brain fog is a common symptom of hypothyroidism and may even be one of the first …

Wellness

This Is Why Your Eyebrows Are Thinner Than They Used to Be—and What to Do About It

I’m no Frida Kahlo, but since my teenage years, I’ve been blessed with thick, full eyebrows. But as soon as I turned 30, I noticed something was …

Hair

23 Subscriptions You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

No matter what you're into and where you are in life, there's a subscription for you, guaranteed. (Bonus: They all make foolproof gifts!)<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI</i> …

Shopping

The 9 Best Skin-Care Tips I’ve Learned in 10 Years of Being a Beauty Editor

Celebrities love to say that the secret to glowing skin is to drink a lot of water—and by the way, use this cream, or take this supplement. But not …

Skin Care

6 gardening tips you'll wish you'd known all along

When the weather gets warm, we all want to flock outside and enjoy our outdoor spaces. If your garden is more weeds than flowers, or you feel cursed with a black thumb, hope is not all lost.<p>This is gardening week, and we're tackling everything you need to know about planting, watering, maintaining …

Gardening

This essential oil can take on superbugs (and it’s probably already in your pantry)

Over time, superbugs have gotten stronger. The antibiotics that used to work against the hard-to-treat bacteria are often no longer effective, and …

World Health Organization

The Best Nude Lipstick for Every Bride's Skin Tone

When it comes to finding the perfect wedding lipstick, one shade does not fit all brides—but a gorgeous neutral is always a good idea. The perfect balance of rose and peach tones creates a universally flattering nude that accentuates your pout, but finding the best hue to complement your skin tone …

cosmetics

4 Coping Strategies You Can Use When You're Feeling Overwhelmed At Work

I’ve reached a point in my career where I have a number of different business interests, all of which demand my time and attention.<p>At any given point right now, I find myself engaged in running my company, BodeTree, fulfilling my duties as a Partner at our venture investment business, BT Ventures, …

Self-help

The dark side of Croatia's World Cup success

On Sunday, tiny Croatia face off against France in the FIFA World Cup final in Moscow. It is an especially surprising feat, given the country's …

Soccer