Leah Chattin

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Crock-Pot Pasta Fagoli Soup (Olive Garden Copycat Recipe)

If you love the Pasta Fagoli Soup at Olive Garden restaurants you are going to LOVE this copycat version that you can make in your slow cooker! This …

Cooking

French parents know how to teach their kids to love food without overeating

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions people make is to lose weight by dieting. The idea is that restricting the pleasures of tasty foods will lead to greater fitness and a finer physique. But if these rewards are so valuable, why is it so hard for us to stick to our resolution? Maybe the …

Parenting

What It Would Take to Set American Kids Free

Spoiling A Child's Future For The Sake Of A Christmas Present

I really am troubled by what Christmas has become.<p>Year after year I am left feeling blue and deflated on boxing day, and it's not just the level of …

More Hospitals Are Offering Laughing Gas To Make Childbirth Less Painful

There are a handful of options for pain relief during childbirth. The most effective by far is an epidural, a form of anesthesia that’s administered …

24 One-Pot Pasta Recipes That Will Change Dinner Forever

SEAFOOD PASTA<p>Bee Yinn Low of <i>Rasa Malaysia</i> uses shrimp, clams and scallops but insists you can use any combination of fishes you choose. “It’s really …

Cooking

Parents are spending more time with their kids than ever — and it could be setting them up for failure

The truth is, they may be more enmeshed in the goings-on of their children than parents have been in decade — and that may not be a good thing.<p>Consider a major new study from the University of California, Irvine, that finds today's mothers spend twice as long with their kids and fathers four times …

Parenting

Plant These Plants Once & Harvest The Rewards For Years...

Year after year we start seeds, till the ground, plant, weed, harvest, then tear it all out at the end of the season. It’s a lot of work, no doubt. …

Gardening

Molecular Origami: Protein Engineering Emerges to Fight Disease

SEATTLE—Protein engineer Aaron Chevalier has a hunch that origami—on a smaller scale—could be the future of drug design.<p>So he and a team here at the …

We Love These Photos That Show What Motherhood REALLY Looks Like

Bravo to this mom who is willing to show the not-so-pretty moments of parenting you don't often see on social media!<p>All too often as moms, we try to portray this perfect image that we have it all together. From our curated Facebook posts to those just-right back-to-school photos, sometimes all we …

One idea for what to do with all those comments: Embroidery

Hannah Wise recently found a new side project in the comments section. Actually, fellow Dallas Morning News journalists Claire Cardona found the …

I Refuse To Teach My Children That Happiness Is A Choice

Kids have feelings. Big feelings. Messy feelings. Intense, complicated, hard feelings. Anyone who’s ever spent time with a crying baby, a screaming …

13 Things You Only Understand if You Have a Baby and a Dog

The day your kid started dropping food out of the high chair was the best day of your dog's life.<p><b>1. Having a dog is not the same as having a baby.</b> Remember when your friend told you that she could totally relate to how exhausted you are from dealing with your kid and how you're over dealing with …

This Year's AstroFest Winners Will Leave You FLOORED

We often forget how wondrous our planet and the surrounding skies really are, but the winning astrophotographs of the 2016 CWAS David Malin Awards are a stunning reminder. As part of the Central West Astronomical Society's (CWAS) annual AstroFest, a photo competition invited amateur photographers …

Astronomy

The most convenient gear to pack for your next camping trip

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Do I want to bring my grill with me? Yes. Can I bring my grill with me? Well, seeing as there is a three-mile hike to the campsite, …

Camping

Patt Morrison asks: 'The Left Hand of Darkness' author Ursula K. Le Guin

Comic-Con, that massive San Diego convention that spawned an international franchise for fans of sci fi and fantasy comics, films, television and genre books, began in 1970, in the basement of a San Diego hotel. The year before, the singular writer Ursula K. Le Guin had already published the best …

Literature

Tesco's new super-hot chillis spark health fears

Tesco has come under fire for selling the world's hottest chilli over claims that eating them can result in serious illness and even death.<p>Today the supermarket has started stocking Carolina Reaper peppers, which are the hottest variety in the world, according to the Guinness Book Of Records.<p>But …

How Can I Make the Most of Summer's Last Weeks?

<i>A:</i><p>Summer's winding down, but there’s still time for a few more fair-weather hiking trips. Even better: pick one that lets you give back to the forest.<p>Take the volunteer vacations set up through the American Hiking Society that get you outside and donate your time and muscle power to trail …

Hiking

J.J. Abrams Won't Recast Anton Yelchin's Character Chekov in Reboot Star Trek Series

<i>Star Trek</i> director and producer J.J. Abrams confirmed Monday that he will not recast the role of Chekov that was played by the late Anton Yelchin in …

The Ultimate Whole Grain Cooking Guide

Take your pot of grains from blah to badass with these tips from the dirty-talking chefs behind Thug Kitchen.<p><b>Whole grains</b>: They're packed with fiber, …

Millions of Women Are Injured During Childbirth. Why Aren't Doctors Diagnosing Them?

"I met so many people who bounced back after four weeks, and I would say, 'Really? Because I'm crawling around like an old lady.'"<p>When Jennifer had her second child in 2005, she knew within days that something worrisome had happened to her body. For the first time in her life, she couldn't make it …

7 Key Things Happy Couples Avoid Doing

My wife Ashley and I have spent years learning from some of the healthiest and happiest married couples on the planet. We’ve interviewed people, read …

Happiness