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Overview of Child Nutrition Basics

Proper nutrition in childhood can reinforce lifelong eating habits that contribute to your children's overall well-being and help them to grow up to …

The 10 Best Fit Living Tips from Jessica Simpson

Prepare for a major dose of fitspiration.<p>Jessica Simpson's shape-up journey has been seriously inspirational, and we were stoked to hear her announce that she hit her goal weight back in March of this year. Plus, we get a little more impressed with every super-toned selfie she posts. Seriously, …

How Tapping Helped One Woman Lose 30 Pounds

Seriously—no dieting involved!<p>The idea of losing weight by tapping your fingers may sound too good to be true—but it's exactly how Jessica Ortner, author of the new book <i>The Tapping Solution: For Weight Loss and Body Confidence</i>, dropped an impressive 30 pounds in five months.<p>It's not just any …

Homemade Upgrade: How to Make a Super Healthy Caesar Salad

Yes you CAN eat a caesar salad that's healthy! Here's how<p>Caesar salad is notorious in the salad world for being a major bait-and-switch: It has "salad" in the name, but it's actually packed with calories and fat and things that aren't necessarily good for you, nutrition-wise. What a bummer. …

52 Different Ways to Save $100 Per Year: Make Your Own Snacks {Week 42}

<i>Each week for 52 weeks, I’m sharing a different way you can save $100 this year. If you do all of these things, you’ll be able to save over $5,000</i> …

The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

The burpee has a goofy name, but the fat-burning benefits are nothing to laugh at<p>Imagine an exercise that offers big cardio benefits, works every major muscle group, and torches mucho calories. That’s a burpee (aka, a squat thrust) in a nutshell. Developed in the 1930s and used by the military to …

Colleen Oakes' New Trilogy Retells "Alice In Wonderland" From the Queen's Point Of View

I just finished reading "Queen of Hearts: The Crown," due out this Friday (of course), and was tickled to have a chance to talk with author Colleen Oakes about her delightful "Alice in Wonderland" retelling, which explores the story from a rather new point of view. We've seen dozens of Alices over …

Beyoncé May be Behind a Rise in Temporary Vegans

Would you be willing to try out the vegan life for a month?<p>Remember when Beyoncé and Jay-Z became vegans for 22 days in December? The couple's pre-Christmas "spiritual cleanse," as Jay-Z called it, scored tons of media attention—and it might have contributed to a recent surge in people trying out …

Gardening Advice

Learn how to garden like a pro with information and advice from the experts. Browse how-tos and tutorials for every garden task, plus tips for …

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10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

How Rumination Affects Your Life

Have you ever been stressed all day because you can’t stop thinking of something unfair that happened that morning? Or the previous week? This human …

What Is the Shelf Life of Makeup?

Many women have a pile of makeup in their drawer that they "sometimes" use. Translation: Never use, but keep just in case they finally learn how to …

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism

A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn

How Can You Break Bad Habits?

A habit is any action that we have performed so often that it becomes almost an involuntary response. If we consider this habit to be undesirable …

Heal Cracked Heels: How to Get Rid of Dry Skin on Feet

Cracked heels are very common. They can be painful, unattractive and very embarrassing, especially for those of us who love rocking a pair of sandals.<p>…

How to Make a Braided Rag Rug From Fabric Scraps

Make a charming, braided rag rug from free and nearly free fabrics—scraps, upholstery samples, and remnants. You can also use the fabric from the old …

The (15 Minute) Belly Blasting Workout

Even women who are otherwise slender and fit can end up with a belly pooch due to underworked lower abdominal muscles. This workout will tap into the deep abdominal muscles—the transverse abdominis—that pull in your waistline like a corset. Do these moves one after another with no rest in between. …

15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

Simple marinara tomato sauce recipe - Vegan and gluten-free

• In a large skillet or saucepan, heat the olive oil and then sautee the onion and the garlic for just a few minutes, until soft.<br>• Add in the tomatoes, …

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5 Posture Training Exercises to Reduce Pain and Sagging

Posture — a word that inspires action with its mere utterance. Did you know that correcting posture requires skill?<p>Most people think that good …

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Walking for Weight Loss

19 things to say to your son before he's grown

denise slark images/Flickr / Today<p>Boy Running in Cape: Things to Say to Your Son<p>There are many (many) life lessons that parents should share with …