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The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Italian Food

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

70 Things On Amazon Prime That Are Sick AF

I'm not exaggerating when I say that Prime is my life. Not only do I write about hundreds of their products on a monthly basis, but I do roughly 95 …

Shopping

9x13 Chicken Recipes So Delicious You’ll Make Them Again and Again

Crowd-pleasing chicken recipes you can rely on—every time.<p>The best thing about a chicken casserole—other than its gloriously creamy and cheesy …

My 14-Year-Old Daughter Watched Porn And It Changed Our Lives In Ways I Never Imagined

One fateful night in November 2014 my then-14-year-old daughter woke up my husband and me at 2 a.m.<p>Crying and visibly distraught, she whispered, “Mom, I have to tell you something.”<p>Those dreaded words are guaranteed to jolt even the deepest sleeper into full-alert mode. Immediately my mom brain …

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

You Might Wish You Could Swap Decades After Watching this Video Reenacting Differences Between 1988 Moms and 2018 Moms

I'm a 2018 mom, but I'm also a product of 1980s parents, so the generational battle over which decade gets child-raising right is honestly a toss-up for me. Sure, it'd be nice to let my kids roam the neighborhood without trying to track their location with an iPhone app, but things are better now, …

Roam

26 Easy Vegetarian Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

Cooking

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

I need all of these.

16 Things All Smart Homeowners Do Once a Year

'Sediment builds up over time at the bottom of the tank, causing corrosion,' says John Bodrozic, co-founder of HomeZada. 'Partially draining it …

How A Conversation With My Husband Ended Our Marriage

I stood in the doorway to our family room after settling the kids in bed and said to my husband, “Have a minute?”<p>I was anxious, although I hadn’t …

Relationships

31 Genius Products For Anyone Who Thinks They Suck At Doing Their Hair & Makeup

If you're anything like me, you'll agree that words like "contour" or "smoky eye" or "waterfall braid" mean one thing: minutes, maybe hours, of …

Hair

8 High-Protein Anti-Inflammatory Slow Cooker Recipes You Should Make In 2018 For Weight Loss

We got a slow cooker over the holidays. Ok, we got it the previous holiday season. But 2018 is the year we’re going to use it for making …

Your 401(k) Probably Isn't As Big As You Think It Is

Here's why your 401(k) could leave you with less income than you expect.<p>When you're nearing retirement and taking a look at your 401(k) balance, …

Challenge Yourself to Eat Clean For 2 Weeks

Eating clean doesn't mean giving up foods you love, but it does entail making healthy, homemade meals. Our latest Two-Week Clean-Eating Plan, created by registered dietitians Stephanie Clarke and Willow Jarosh of C&J Nutrition, focuses on whole foods: fruits, veggies, whole grains, and lean …

Nutrition

Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

I Thought It Was Just Mom Rage, But It Was Something Else

It starts when I walk through the door and see my house is a complete mess. My 3-year-old is crashing his cars into the wall and my baby is wailing. …

Parenting

The 1 Masterful Trait of People With High Emotional Intelligence

Out of all the components of emotional intelligence, this one crucial trait rises to the top.<p>Emotional intelligence has been hotly debated as a predictor of success for decades.Yet in leadership practice, there's no question: You need EQ to lead people successfully.<p>While there are various tenets of …

Emotional Intelligence

A Controversial Experiment Upends The Conventional Wisdom On Heart Stents

In addition to its finding on stents, the test showed the importance of the placebo effect.<p>A groundbreaking new experiment reveals that stents, which are mesh wire tubes inserted into narrow or weak arteries to widen them and increase blood flow, are no more effective than treating people with …

Four-Flavor Sheet Pan Pie

A clever sheet pan hack gives you quadruple the Thanksgiving pie fun (and saves the time and effort of making four individual pies). Apple, cherry, …

Here Are The Top 10 Most Unnecessary Medical Treatments, According to Scientists

Way too much of a good thing!<p>A recent literature study on medical care in the US has put forward ten diagnostic procedures and treatments that were …

5 Weeks to Your Best Body Ever: What to Eat

Our 1,350-calorie-a-day diet features foods that are great at stopping that famished feeling.

Healthy Eating

How To Make The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies, According To 5 Expert Bakers

YUM.<p>There’s no cookie more universally loved than the chocolate chip cookie, so we all owe it to ourselves to bake the best darn chocolate chip cookies we can possibly make ― for us, for our friends and family, and for the dignity of the chocolate chip cookie itself.<p>We’re here with help. We reached …

14 comfort food dinners that’ll make you happy and are under 500 calories

There’s a lot to love about fall: Crunchy leaves, boots, Harry Potter movie marathons on TV. Still, what I look forward to most about the season is …

Healthy Eating

7 Questions to Ask Your Kids at Dinner (and 2 to Avoid)

You've taken to heart the importance of the family dinner. You meal planned, you carved out the time to cook, you got everyone to the table at the …

Kids

13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do

Raising mentally strong kids who are equipped to take on real-world challenges requires parents to give up the unhealthy — yet popular — parenting practices that are robbing kids of mental strength.<p>Of course, helping kids build mental muscle isn’t easy — it requires parents to be mentally strong as …

Self-help

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When it comes to long term relationships, women go off the idea of having sex with their partners before men do, says the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyle.<p>But you probably already knew that, right?<p>It’s one of those things that everyone has a low-level awareness of - yet no-one had …

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them)

All kids have the ability to develop mental muscle. We just need to teach them how.<p>Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so …

Self-help

Harvey Wasn’t Just Bad Weather. It Was Bad City Planning

Houston has been wet since birth. In the 1840s, the German explorer Ferdinand von Roemer described the Brazos River prairie just outside the young …