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The Mean Mommy Monster

This morning, the sign on our door should have said BEWARE OF THE MONSTER. The monster in our house does not emerge at night, live in the closet or under the kids' beds. But sometimes, it's sleepless nights of restless dogs and whiney toddlers that lull her from her cave.<p>Everyone beware of the …

9 Banana Smoothies Your Taste Buds will Love

What are you waiting for—get blending!<p>There's a reason bananas are smoothie staples: They help give drinks a creamy texture—and they just taste amazing. Drool over these nine fantastic sips, then try them for yourself; they're absolutely bananas (sorry, we had to!).<p>If you're in love with bananas, …

Breakfast

Pasta with Goat Cheese, Lemon, and Asparagus

6 Servings<p>June 2009Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound fusilli or rotini (spiral-shaped pasta)<p>1 pound slender asparagus spears, trimmed, cut into 1- to 1 1/2-inch pieces<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>1 tablespoon finely grated lemon peel<p>2 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon plus sprigs for garnish<p>1 5- to 5 1/2-ounce log soft …

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4 Kale Chips Recipes

<b>How to make them:</b> Preheat oven to 300°F. On a lined baking sheet, space out 1 cup packed, dry kale leaves (stems discarded). Drizzle with oil, sprinkle with seasonings, and massage into leaves. On the top or middle rack, bake for 20 minutes, until crisp, rotating the pan and switching racks (top to …

Gluten-Free Desserts: Recipe for Carrot and Date Muffin

But at this gluten-free cakery, it’s impossible to make a triple or quadruple batch because gluten-free recipes are calibrated in a certain way that if doubled, the recipe won’t taste the same. In fact, when owner and self-taught baker Denise Cumming tried to triple her best-selling recipe, her …

Brussel Sprouts: How to Cook Brussel Sprouts

Maple-Glazed Brussels Sprouts Grainy mustard and maple syrup give this classic roasted sprouts recipe a tasty new twist.<p>Vegan Sesame Grill Sweet potatoes and sesame oil increase the flavor quotient of this dish.<p>Mustard-Crusted Brussels Sprouts Try this easy meatfree recipe if you’re looking for …

Chocolate-Avocado Vegan Cupcakes

Joy Wilson, aka "Joy the Baker", came up with this vegan delight in her new cookbook, <i>Joy the Baker Cookbook</i>. It's such an ingenious recipe that it will even fool the most committed carnivore (<i>me</i>) into believing it includes butter and eggs.<p>Why?<p>"Avocado is like a secret weapon when it comes to …

Chewy Coconut Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Chewy oatmeal raisin cookies have always been one of my weaknesses. A buttery cookie dough that is jam-packed with nutty oats and plump, juicy …

Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

Olive oil is a great vegetable oil to cook with, but it is also an excellent oil to bake with provided that you use it in the right kind of recipes. …

Photographs That Capture The Secret Adventures Of ‘Star Wars’ Figurines

<b>Photographer</b> Carlos Sisi takes pictures of his <i>Star Wars</i> figurines in a wide variety of settings.<p><b>The atmosphere</b> in these photographs really fires up …

Photography

Sesame Street: Relax (Word on the Street Podcast)

Sesame Street: Mother Goose's School for Nursery Rhyme ( with Shirley Jones)

Sesame Street: Cookie of Oz (Wizard of Oz Parody)

5-Year-Old Birthday Gift Ideas

Your child's turning five! Discover the best types of birthday presents to buy your 5-year-old.<p>When it comes to celebrating birthdays, most 5-year-olds want to be involved in every part of the process, from picking the balloons to choosing the cake flavor. And they usually have a few opinions about …

Planet Explorers London 2012: A Travel Guide for Kids

• <b>Author:</b> Planet Explorers<p>Whether your family is traveling to London for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games or watching the events from home, you’ll love this fun and informative guide to one of the world’s great cities. London’s two thousand-year history means it is packed full of amazing sights, sounds …

35 Budget DIY Party Decorations You’ll Love This Summer

What better way to enjoy the summer and the sun than with a party? So get ready. Start working on the decorations and make sure everything is just …

3 Ways Exercise Can Help You at Work

<b>It Calms Your Nerves</b><br>If the idea of delivering a big presentation or speaking up at a meeting makes your heart pound, consider doing yoga beforehand. A study from the <i>Journal of Physical Activity</i> found that just 20 minutes of Hatha yoga (the kind that involves traditional physical postures and deep …

The Silent and Growing Health Danger That All Women Need to Know About

She drove home and tapped three white tablets out of the sample bottle. Her shrink had specified that this drug—quetiapine, sometimes prescribed for anxiety disorders—would act as a sedative, calming her down. Like many women, Rachel had some experience with anti-anxiety meds. She knew that three …

Sculpt and Tone Your Upper Body With Just ONE Move

<b>Start Standing</b><br>The main difficulty for most people is building up enough upper body strength—you need to be able to support approximately 65 percent of your body weight—to get a full range of motion on the floor. So don't start down there! Instead, begin with wall pushups. Stand nose to the wall, …

The Weird Way Weight Loss Affects Your Relationships

But you know how the old saying goes: If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Half of the people surveyed also said they'd be more likely to exercise (and go harder) if they were working out with a buddy than if they were flying solo, and the same number of users said they'd probably make healthier …

Why You (Yes, You) Need Celiac Disease Awareness

What if the biggest barrier to celiac disease diagnosis is its very treatment -- the gluten-free diet?<p>Many factors play into the low diagnosis rate of celiac disease, but this could very well be one of them. The gluten-free diet has taken on a life of its own. It's often portrayed as a weight loss …

Sugar overload: A preview of this week's cover story

How sugar could be fuelling the biggest health crisis of our time<p>Canadians eat an astounding 88 pounds of sugar per year—it’s about one in every five …

Diabetes

Malaysia releases missing plane report, reveals confusion | News Home | Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR/PARIS (Reuters) - Malaysia on Thursday released its most comprehensive account yet of what happened to missing Flight MH370, in a preliminary report that detailed the route the plane probably took as it veered off course and revealed the confusion that followed.<p>International and Royal …

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Survey: How’s your life at work?

<i>Welcome to The Globe and Mail's Your Life at Work Survey, done in conjunction with Howatt HR Consulting. Click here to take our survey, measure your stress levels, find out your Quality of Work Life (QWL) score and determine whether you're able to cope. The scenario below will help to explain why</i> …

Loving Dad Creates Adorable Lunchbox Meals For His Two Children

<b>Loving parents</b> creating amazing lunchbox art get the thumbs-up around these quarters–just check out New York City-based lawyer Gamene and graphic …

Kids

Don't Make These Entertaining Mistakes!

Whether hosting dinner for sixty or lunch for six, avoid these mistakes.<p><i>MICHAEL DEVINE</i><p><b>When entertaining, DON'T:</b><p><b>• Make a seating chart:</b> People will organically be drawn to each other, let them mingle and see what happens. "It's more interesting that way," says Kathryn Ireland.<p><b>• Obsess over a theme:</b> …

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