Shannon Trego

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What Only Divorced Moms Understand About Mother's Day

The holiday is different when you're a single mom.<p>It's been 20 minutes and my kids are still inside the store. I can see the clerk getting annoyed, but I can also see my kids' smiles as they search for the perfect gift.<p>I sent them in there. I gave them each $10 to pick up something nice for me for …

Parenting

Forget the freezer, this is how you should be storing your coffee

Stop putting your coffee in the freezer. Storing coffee doesn't have to be complicated. Here are the best ways to keep your coffee fresh with no hassle.<p>When it comes to storing coffee, everyone has their own opinion about how to do it best. Some people keep the coffee in the can or bag and leave it …

Coffee

Fruit juice isn't much better for you than soda. Let's stop pretending otherwise.

One of the biggest public health wins of recent decades has been America's slow shift away from soda.<p>With more awareness about the very strong correlation between guzzling sweet, fizzy drinks, and obesity and tooth decay, sales of beverages like Coca-Cola and Pepsi have slumped.<p>But there's pretty …

Harvard School of Public Health
Public Health

People with anxiety show fundamental differences in perception

People with anxiety fundamentally perceive the world differently, according to a study reported in the Cell Press journal <i>Current Biology</i> on March 3. …

Top 5 Important Reasons Why You Should Lift Light

Is it mad to say that you should lift light weights in the 20 or more rep range in order to build muscle? Everyone knows that heavy and high …

Exercise

13 unconventional ways to end picky eating for good

Having a picky eater on your hands can make you want to pull your hair out at every meal or give up and call out for pizza. It’s not only frustrating, but you may also worry that your child isn’t eating enough or eating the right types of food to help him grow. You may also be concerned that your …

Nutrition

5 Awesome Uses for Drone Technology

<b>Interest in flying robot technology is skyrocketing, bringing a thrilling wave of novel uses for drones from saving lives to creating new</b> …

Drones

A Lack of This Type of Sleep May Boost Anxiety and Depression

Bad and "restless" REM sleep experienced by insomnia patients may, in turn, undermine their ability to overcome emotional distress, raising their …

Sleep

Managing worry in generalized anxiety disorder

<i>Follow me at</i> @srinipillayEveryone worries, but some people worry more than others. When worry is excessive, people may develop generalized anxiety …

Harvard

7 Crucial Questions To Ask Yourself (And Your S.O.) Before Marrying

Compromise and open, honest conversation are the common threads in every strong relationship. You don't have to be on the same page with your S.O on every single issue, but discussing your differences now will help you avoid running into problems later on.<p>Below, marriage experts share seven …

Columbia University

11 Tricks Couples in Long-Term Relationships Use to Keep Their Sex Lives Hot | Women's Health

Here, the 11 tricks men and women who were still happy in the sack did more often than those whose sex lives were lacking.<p>Feel free to take notes.<p><b>1. Switch Up Sex Positions</b><br>This might seem like a no-brainer, but sexually satisfied couples make a habit of getting experimental in the boudoir. Cowgirl …

5 Things Every Couple Needs to Do Before They Get Married

<i>By Lindsey Murray</i><p>You've met the person who you think is "the one," and you're truly, madly, deeply in love. But how do you really know if marriage is the next step? Jill Andres and Brook Silva were asking themselves that very question after dating for several years (with one year-long breakup in …

Credit Cards

21 Times Spending More Will Save You Money

Even though I usually focus on spending less money in order to save money, sometimes spending <i>more</i> will actually help you save. Here are 21 times when …

Personal Finance

5 Foot Exercises To Relieve Back, Hip, And Knee Pain In 20 Minutes or Less

You might not think of your feet as a significant contributor towards the overall health of your body. The fact is that among external aspects, your …

6 ways for couples to merge their finances without losing their minds — or their love

The candlelight and chocolate-fueled romance of Valentine’s Day will probably inspire many couples to put a ring on it this year.<p>But it also means …

13 Animal Masturbation Facts That Will Make You Feel Better About Being Single AF

You do you!

Dolphins

Affordable Grocery Store Goes Organic And Bans Toxic Chemicals From Their Products

aldi.com<p>Aldi, the discount grocery store, recently announced that they will soon be supplying mostly organic products and will be banning many …

Overly critical parenting linked with persistent ADHD in kids

If you've ever plopped down on your bed exhausted after chasing around your inattentive and hyperactive kid all day and wondered with self-doubt — "Could it possibly be me?" — a new study gives some credence to your worst fears.<p>While scientists still haven't determined the cause of Attention …

The Ten Most Addictive Foods In The World—Don’t Let Them Derail Your Diet | Poliquin Article

Do you wake up every morning committed to eating healthy so you can lose body fat?<p>Do you think, not tonight—no chocolate (or pizza, ice cream, or …

Ty Pennington's Top Home Improvement Projects

Spring into action and get your home looking great.<p>Did you include home improvement in your New Year’s resolutions this year? Our homes require a lot …

Project Management

35 Insanely Awesome Kids' Bedroom Ideas (They'll Love These!)

Remember being a kid and dreaming of adding a slide to your bunk bed or making a princess-worthy canopy? No one can appreciate fun bedroom features like a child, and these ones are some of the best out there. In other words, if you don't want to make every last one of these, you might not want to …

Personal Organizing

11 Weird Facts About Coffee Every Starbucks Addict Should Know

Turns out there is an optimal time to drink it.<p>1. Most energy drinks don't contain as much caffeine as a Starbucks coffee.<p>Don't believe anyone who tells you those expensive energy drinks have more bang than a cup of coffee. A 16-ounce Monster has about 150 milligrams of caffeine — half the amount …

How to save yourself some money as food prices rise

SASKATOON – As the dollar continues to slip, Canadians can expect to be shelling out more at the grocery store. According to experts, there are …

6 Reasons why should Drink Coffee Every Day Of Your Life.

The benefits of coffee are far from being only related to the increase of energy. Despite being commonly demonized as an evil habit, science proves …

5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Improve Relationships

You fall in love hard, but it’s not your fault. As much as you try to resist the allure of <i>amor</i>, you just can’t help but want to connect romantically with another human being. And science backs this up. In the early 2000s, researchers discovered that our brains are wired to connect with one another …

Relationships

Chia seeds: The anti-inflammatory superfood

When it comes to mainstream foods and beverages, chia seeds are a relatively new ingredient in the marketplace. I was introduced to chia seeds a few years ago, but didn't become a fan until I started soaking them in liquid and using them in other ways, such as egg substitutes when baking.<p>Since …

Nutrition

7 everyday gestures that say: I love you

How long would you wait to say "I love you" in a relationship? Five months is the average according to a new survey by dating service, Match. …

Relationships