Juliet Tan

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These Romance Novels Are Undeniably Hot

While tidying my bookshelves the other day, the first romance novel I ever read came tumbling to the floor. In the seventh grade, my friends and I …

Books

9 Healthy Cinnamon Rolls That Are Way Better Than Cracking Open a Can of Pillsbury

There’s nothing like waking up on a lazy Saturday morning to the smell of cinnamon rolls. It’s the same scent that makes passing Cinnabon in the mall …

Breakfast

How I Raised Kids Who Really Understand the Value of Money

We all want our kids to be strong and independent. Teaching them how to manifest what they want shows a greater love for them than simply giving it …

Kids

8 Foods You Should Eat Get A Flat Stomach In 2018

This is going to be a big year! We’re sticking to our 2018 resolution to get a flatter belly. The first step is cardio to burn fat plus crunches and …

When Dad Spends More Time With Baby, It's Major For Mom, Too

Child rearing and raising has traditionally been considered the occupation of women. It's just been assumed that the men took on their traditional …

Parenting

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By the Time They’re 10

Sponsored by<p>By<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families be happy, successful,</i> …

Too many toys are bad for children, study suggests

It’s what parents have suspected all along.<p>Children who have too many toys are more easily distracted, and do not enjoy quality playtime, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers at the University of Toledo in Ohio, US, recruited 36 toddlers and invited them to play in a room for half an hour, with either …

The 27 Best Expert Parenting Tips on Discipline

Here's what researchers, scientists, and experts recommend doing to make sure that discipline sticks.<p>By<p>Nov 28 2017, 2:44 PM<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>When it comes …

Soy-wasabi butter mushrooms—5 ingredients, 10 minutes, instant classic

<i>Umami Issues</i> <i>is The Takeout’s exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as umami.</i><p>This was the year we …

11 common parenting mistakes everyone makes but no one will admit

Sometimes it hard to feel like you're doing a "good job" as a father. Actually, it's easier to feel like you're not. According to the latest research from the Pew Research Center's Parenting in America study, only 39% of dads feel like they're doing a good job raising their children.<p>So what are the …

Parenting

Want Your Kids To Appreciate You? Make Them Do Sh*t For Themselves

The other morning, my son woke up late for school, stayed in the bathroom fixing his hair for a bit too long, then asked me to make his lunch.<p><i>No can</i> …

Parenting

This 1 Expert Tip Will Stop Your Toddler's Dressing Tantrums – but You're Not Going to Like It

It's 8:50 a.m., and we're supposed to be at preschool in 10 minutes, but we're not in the car on our way there. Instead, we're standing in my son's room knee deep in crumpled clothing, him bordering on a full meltdown and me on the verge of tears. The four pairs of shorts and half-dozen tees piled …

Parenting

Your To-Do List Isn't Working. Here's How to Fix It in 1 Step

How to get unstuck, procrastinate less, and focus more.<p>You're probably familiar with the story for a jar that represents the time available in your life. You fill the jar with rocks, pebbles, and sand representing the big, medium, and small stuff you do every day. If you start with pebbles and …

Time Management

Science Says Children Will Grow Up to Have a Happier and Longer Life If You Teach Them This 1 Habit

The use of two words on a regular basis could be the key to better health and wellness.<p>Growing up, when your parents stressed to always say "<b>thank you"</b>, who would've thought they were also teaching you the secret to lasting happiness--not just proper manners? It turns out, sincere gratitude is a …

Happiness

6 Weekend Boredom Busters for Every Type of Kid

Before you start brainstorming with your children, ask yourself two important questions:<p><b>1.</b> <i>What are my kids most passionate about?</i><p><b>2.</b> <i>After a week of school, do they seem more energized by spending time around other people (extroverts), or spending time alone (introverts)?</i><p>Here are some possibilities …

MIT researchers have isolated a strategy to help kids grow up to be more successful — but most parents are afraid to do it

So, you work hard to make sure that you praise your kids the right way—always for their efforts, never for their innate characteristics and abilities.<p>Perhaps you also try to show them that hard work will always pay off—and maybe make yourself feel better in front of them—by hiding your struggles …

Self-improvement

A 6-Step Method for Not Losing Your Sh*t During an Argument

Staying levelheaded during an argument requires outsmarting your limbic system, the emotional center of the brain. It's not easy, but it can be done …

9 Activities to Help Boost Your Toddler’s Development

We all want what’s best for our kids, obviously. So we start them on the road to success a bit early. We read about some magical activity, food, type of music, educational program, or book that will magically boost our kiddo’s IQ and we’re off to the races. While there’s no proven toddler track to …

Kids

Make Muffins in a Sheet Pan, Because You Can

The favorite item in my mom's kitchen was always the cookie sheets. Battered and well-seasoned by years of heavy use, her baking sheets were thin and warped on the edges with a worn, mottled patina, thanks to the hundreds of batches of cookies she'd baked on them.<p>I love those sheet pans because …

Breakfast

Fabulous and functional: 10 alternatives to standard headboards

There are so many amazing alternatives to bog standard headboards that we are thoroughly impressed by the ingenuity and creativity of the interior …

The Skills a Child Really Needs Before Kindergarten

Forget the ABC song and counting to 100 for no reason, a kid needs context before kindergarten.<p>By<p>A preschooler who knows their ABCs from the alphabet …

5 Quick Stretches to Improve Your Flexibility ASAP

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This Is What A Mom Really Means When She Says ‘I’m Tired’

She looked tired. Bone-tired. Overwhelmed, frazzled, but mostly <i>tired</i>.<p>Of course, she was. She had four children who looked to all be under age 10, …

This travel yoga mat weighs much less than a regular one and folds up to the size of a newspaper

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Folded up, it's about the size of a folded pair of jeans or a newspaper and weighs 2.4 lbs, rather than the normal 7. YOGO<p>If you want to …

Yoga

Beautifully honest letter 'every new parent should read' is so moving it's making mums cry

There's a long list of adjectives which are used to describe what becoming a parent is like - especially for the first time.<p>'Amazing', 'rewarding' …

Parenting

15 Healthy Food Swaps I Learned From Being Diabetic

Healthy and delicious.<p>September 11, 2017<p>As a person with diabetes, I have to pay close attention to what I eat and how it affects my body. Doing this …

10 Changes to Your Morning Routine That Will Transform Your Entire Day

Some people dread mornings, and other people relish them. No matter which type you are, there’s still a good chance that you can tweak your morning …

Feeling Older? Here’s How to Embrace It

The realization that you are getting older can come in waves.<p>You watch movies and point to the actors, saying: “She’s dead. Oh, he’s dead, too.”<p>Your parents move to a retirement community they call God’s waiting room.<p>You hear more snap, crackle and pop in your joints than in your breakfast …

Middle Age

This tiny (but mighty!) move is Shakira’s secret to a strong core

When you’re not talking about Shakira’s voice, you’re probably talking about her abs—but who knew one tiny exercise could be the key to such an …