Robin Brannan

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The Fascinating Origin Stories of 7 Famous Novels

These days, everyone knows what an origin story is thanks to superhero movies and comic books. We’ve now seen multiple iterations of the origin story …

7 Things I'd Do If I Had to Start My Weight Loss Journey All Over Again

Starting out on a new journey is exciting.<p>You anticipate new adventures, possibilities and a better, stronger, happier you at the end of your chosen path.<p>The thing is, sometimes it works out and sometimes, things don't go the way you expect them to. You never know what lies at the end of that path …

Weight Loss

How This School Library Increased Student Use by 1,000 Percent

<b>To adapt to changing student needs, some school libraries are reinventing themselves as makerspaces, but this Ohio library took a slightly different</b> …

Makerspaces

Middle-School Novels Are About Three Times the Size They Were Forty Years Ago | The Digital Reader

Remember a few months back when The Guardian told us that books were getting longer? That report eventually proved to be unsubstantiated after I …

16 Genius Tricks You Never Thought to Try in the Kitchen

Slice your ice cream? Hey, it's easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the two plates, holding the top plate securely with …

14 Milestones of Parenthood

It's a wonderful journey, and no matter how old your children are, these undeniable phases of parenting will ring true.<p>Volumes have been written about children's developmental progress—when they first roll from front to back, sit, walk, utter their first words, and countless other baby benchmarks. …

How to Deal With Your Kid’s Tantrums

They say adults who have high emotional intelligence have better relationships, are more productive at work, and have an overall better quality of …

Overwhelmed? 10 ways to feel less busy

You can’t do it all, so try Oliver Burkeman’s tips to reclaim your time and your sanity<p>Work isn’t working; that much seems clear. If you’re a human being with a job and you don’t feel unpleasantly busy yourself, you almost certainly know several people who do, and who rarely stop mentioning it. The …

Time Management

Blogging Is the New Black (5 Reasons to Blog + 5 Steps to Begin)

"He captures memories because if he forgets them, it's as though they didn't happen." ― Donald Miller, <i>A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life</i><p>I'm a blogger. It's part of my identity, as much as being a mom, wife and friend are parts of my existence. It's part of my …

Blogging

65 Top Tips to Sharpen Your Time-Management Skills

One of the most important keys to personal and professional success lies in how you spend your time. Here are 65 of the best ways to manage it.<p>Every day, each of us has 24 hours to spend. Some of us make better use of that resource than others. Learning to manage time and spend it wisely is among …

Book review of Hegira

Hegira<p>Fiction - Science Fiction<p>290 Pages<p>Reviewed on 02/19/2016<p>This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which …

8 Delicious Weeknight Dinners Under 400 Calories

When it comes to weeknight dinners, usually something's gotta give. Maybe you whip up a quick meal, but it's not that healthy. Or you take the time to make a healthy dinner, but it's not that satisfying. But these eight dishes have it all: They're fast, flavorful <i>and</i> fewer than 400 calories per …

Cooking

Make your body burn calories even as you rest

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>Skipping meals and then eating one big one at night can actually be a triple whammy.<p>LIFE<p>| Hello, Health | 4-minute …

Secrets of weight-loss nutritionists

By Nancy Szokan<p>We all know, basically, how to lose weight: Eat less. Exercise more. But to get ourselves to actually do it, it helps to get some brisk, quotable advice from people who spend their careers talking about nutrition. “Their best advice, on the house,” is how Women’s Health puts it in an …

100 Magnificent Children’s Books 2015

Happy New Year!!As with each and every year, I like to make my own little list of 100 children’s book titles. These are pretty much for my own …

16 Upcoming YA Novels of 2016

From “Siren’s Song” Book Cover<p>The fact that I’m an adult is something I attempt to ignore every time I browse the YA section at the bookstore or …

11 Quick, Easy Dishes You Should Know How To Make Before You Turn 30

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Big Beautiful Salad with Lemon-Miso Dressing<p>Focus on whole foods.<p>In general, fresh and minimally processed foods retain more nutrients than processed …

7 Mobile Apps to Maintain Your Work-Life Balance

We all know the importance of a healthy work-life balance and also the fact that it is not so easy to achieve. Despite knowing the rules, enforcing …

Apps

How Your Morning And Nighttime Routines Affect Your Health

After you read up on the consequences, both good and bad, of your habits, it may be time for a tweak or two.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Foods That Are Making You Sleepy

Diabetes

32 Healthy High-Fiber Breakfast Ideas That Will Keep You Full

By now it’s not news that breakfast does a body good, replenishing energy, kick-starting your insulin response, and even preventing heart disease.<p>But …

Healthy Eating