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15 Insanely Clever Accessories That Keep Your Kitchen More Organized

Does walking into your kitchen stress you out? Can you already hear your mother-in-law telling you she doesn’t understand how you find anything? Fear …

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

What to Say When Your Child Says "That's Not Fair!"

Whether your preschooler insists it’s not fair that it’s time to leave the playground, or your 13-year-old says it’s not fair he can’t go to the …

This Fun Allowance App Will Have Your Kids Begging To Do Chores

BusyKid lets you use allowance to teach your kids all about modern money management<p>While the debate rages on about whether screen time is good or bad …

15 Family Rules to Keep Your Household Running Smoothly

These clever, sanity-saving house rules are parent-tested and approved.<p>Our rule is that everyone must knock before opening a closed door. Several …

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A Cleaning Schedule You Can Stick To

Some folks make their bed as soon as they get up in the morning, one small part of a routine to maintain a neat, orderly home. You know these people: …

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What makes kids picky eaters — and what may help them get over it

One Small Thing<p>Tips you can use to help raise kids who aren’t afraid of food.<p>Some kids are happy to snack on carrots, raw peppers and hummus, while other kids would be happy to follow a carb-based “white” diet of pasta, rice and bread.<p>Why are some kids so fussy about food? It turns out there a …

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11 amazing products that make parenting so much easier

News flash: parenting isn't easy. Between the lack of sleep, the never-ending to-do list, and—oh, yeah—attempting to teach a baby how to be a fully functioning human being, it can be a lot (and I have it easy compared to my wife).<p>One thing that makes it even harder? Crummy baby products that are …

28 Meal Prep Ideas For Stress-Free, Healthy, and Delicious Dinners

Holler if you're obsessed with meal prep! Isn't it an amazing feeling to look in your fridge and see mountains of stacked containers filled with delicious, healthy, perfectly portioned food?!<p>If you don't get home until late or you eat dinner away from home, here are some dinner meal-prep ideas to …

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Marriage Is For Smart Rich People Now

Eli Finkel, author of 'The All or Nothing Marriage,' spent years going through the data on marriage. He thinks that, while strong marriages have …

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12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying—and 17 You Should Eat More Of

The best and worst choices in every food group, according to registered …

A Guy Read 50 Years Worth of Relationship Studies. He Came Up With 17 Strategies

What makes love last? Different researchers from different academic disciplines have examined the question over the years and now a professor has …

How to Make Fresh Ravioli From Scratch

01 of 09<p>Make the Pasta and Filling<p>Making ravioli from scratch is relatively easy to do and is very impressive to your dinner guests. More …

Recipe: How to Make a Raspberry Cheesecake Smoothie

This protein-packed, post-workout beverage has the perfect combination of protein, fat, and carbs. The natural sugars come from the raspberries, …

This Crispy, Juicy Fried Chicken Is Worth the Mess

Let me walk you through the pleasure of eating this crispy, juicy fried chicken: You've got this glistening drumstick with a coating so full of …

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17 Cheat Sheets Every Home Cook Should Know About

From baking hacks, to perfect pastas, to slow cooker shortcuts.

The 17 Best Sheets on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

<i>Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy (like</i> <i>pillows</i><i>), but as much as we’d like to,</i> …

17 Empanada Recipes You'll Want To Save For Later

I'm not drooling, you're drooling.

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Happy Couples Have These 6 Things in Common—Do You?

I've always been staunchly against the idea that you should change yourself to please someone else, but I'll admit that this year my perspective …

37 Seriously Amazing Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Everything you need to know (or buy) to make your house spotless!

Celebrate National Chocolate Brownie Day with these 11 decadent recipes

Cupcakes, cake pops, Cronuts and puffle cones have all had their moment, but when you want a truly satisfying dessert that also happens to be incredibly easy to make, nothing beats a rich and chocolaty brownie.<p>Celebrate National Chocolate Brownie Day by whipping up one of these deliciously decadent …

How to make limoncello with just four ingredients and in just 10 days

A four-ingredient recipe for Limoncello is taking the internet by storm.<p>The syrupy-sweet Italian liqueur is notoriously painstaking to make, …

Make Crispier Roasted Potatoes by Roughing Them Up First

Boiling your potatoes with salt or vinegar before you roast them can help make your roasted potatoes come out crispier, but there’s an even better …

Recipes

9 Slow Cooker Hacks That'll Come in Handy This Fall

You could just set it and forget it, but these tips are going to completely up your slow cooking game.<p>Now that fall is in full swing, it's the ideal time to start firing up your slow cooker on the regular. It's a lifesaver on busy weeknights, especially when you're craving comfort food on a chilly …

Can you afford to have a baby? Here's how much kids cost — and how to save up enough money

Biological clock starting to tick a little louder these days?<p>Take a hard look at your bank account before you start picking out onesies or decorating …

What to eat in pregnancy: the new rules according to the experts

No sooner does a woman break the news that she is pregnant than she is bombarded with a list of things she must eat or avoid, from alcohol to sushi, blue cheese to Parma ham. The advice is ever changing and still controversial. But what’s becoming clear is just how crucial a woman’s diet is to her …

Freeze-Ahead Breakfast Burritos with Chorizo & Cheese

Heat the oil in a large nonstick frying pan or cast iron skillet (12 inches or larger) over medium heat until shimmering. Add the chorizo and cook, …

Tidy with Technology: 6 Gadgets to Keep Your Home Clean and Comfy

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

21 painless tricks to make your home squeaky clean

It's nobody's favourite household task but cleaning is a necessary evil, unless you want a smelly bedroom or a coffee table that's piled up with …

Cleaning

Hydroponic Garden Jar Cilantro

The perfect way to top off taco night? <b>Fresh cilantro picked from your windowsill!</b> This Garden Jar kit from Modern Sprout has everything you need to <b>grow</b> <b>a thriving cilantro plant at home</b>. The jar is equipped with a hydroponic system that brings water into the roots through a process known as …

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