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Crack Chicken Spaghetti Bake is the Weeknight Warrior You Need

When “starving” teenagers take a seat at your table on a weeknight, dinner needs to be fast and filling. And while there are a whole host of quick …

How To Fall Back Asleep If You Wake Up In The Middle Of The Night, According To Experts

There’s nothing more frustrating than falling asleep… only to wake up a few hours later. Whether it’s from insomnia or other factors, there are …

Empowering Kids In An Anxious World

Rates of anxiety and depression among teens in the U.S. have been rising for years. According to one study, nearly one in three adolescents (ages 13-18) now meets the criteria for an anxiety disorder, and in the latest results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Youth Risk …

Parenting

Study links ADHD symptoms in teens to frequent gadget use

This doesn't mean your phone causes ADHD, but moderation may be in order.<p>Many people will tell you that teens' constant device use leaves them unable to focus, but is that actually the case? The answer is a giant "maybe." A newly published study in the <i>Journal of the American Medical Association</i> has …

The 10 Coolest Alexa Skills for Kids

With thousands of Alexa skills available, finding the best ones for your kid can be a challenge.<p>From teaching manners to leading dinosaur-themed …

How to Eat Clean for Less Than $10 a Day

It’s a myth that clean eating is prohibitively expensive and unrealistic. How do we know for sure? Because we planned a week’s worth of breakfasts, …

8 Ways to Increase Your Attention Span

Are you having trouble concentrating when you’re reading a book or listening to a lecture? You can take heart in the knowledge that you may be able …

The secret to an ageless body (and how to get fitter after 40)

The middle-aged spread, a snail’s-pace metabolism and declining muscle tone once seemed like inevitable waymarkers of the midlife years.<p>But now they …

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

The Best Summer Reads of All Time

Decades ago, some dolt at a publishing company decided that summer should be the time for light reading, and for some inexplicable reason, the whole …

Books

50 Treasured Recipes Found in Family Recipe Boxes

Every time we make a recipe that’s been handed down to us from mom, grandma or great-grandma, it’s like they’re in the kitchen with us again.<p>Iced …

The Ultimate Slow Cooker Recipe for Beach Days

Make vacations easier, and give yourself a break from the hassle of a kitchen with this do-it-all slow cooker recipe.<p>The best slow cooker dish for …

5 Golden Rules for Raising Mentally Strong Kids

Give your kids the skills they'll need to tackle life's toughest challenges head-on.<p>When my first book, <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, hit the shelves, readers kept asking me the same question over and over again: "How do I teach my kids how to be mentally strong?"<p>I was thrilled to learn …

These Grilled Lemon Chicken Drumsticks Are a Pantry Miracle

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i> <i>column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

8 Tips to Change Negative Thinking

Negative thinking contributes to anxiety in social and performance situations. Most therapies for social anxiety involve an aspect dedicated to …

Tickproof Your Yard Without Spraying

This year is expected to be one of the worst on record for ticks, and not just in the Northeast. At least one variety of disease-transmitting tick …

Disease

Teen Discipline: Strategies and Challenges

As your child turns into a teenager, your parenting role is likely to shift. You may find yourself becoming more of a guide, rather than an …

The Injury-proof Shoulder Workout

<b>THE MAINSTAY</b> of an upper body workout is the shoulder press. It’s also, according to an increasing number of orthopedic surgeons, one of the most …

Exercise

Want to Know If Someone is a Narcissist? Watch For How Often They Buy This Type of Thing

Narcissists are much more likely to make certain purchase decisions, research shows.<p>How do you know if you're working with a narcissist? One way is to get him or her to submit to a Narcissisti Personality Inventory, the most commonly used measured of narcissism. (Good luck with that.) Or you could …

7 natural migraine treatments you may not have tried yet

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had migraines. Bad ones. The kind that qualified me for medical Botox before I hit 18. The thing is, it didn’t …

Headaches

Incorporate This Stretching Routine Into Day-to-Day Life to Keep Your Whole Lower Body Fresh Between Surf Sessions

<b>Lower back problems and limited range of motion around your hips can create some challenging surf sessions.</b> Sooner or later, Father Time is coming …

The New Midlife Crisis for Women

Sometimes, I think I'm falling apart. Then, I talk to my friends. One spent a whole winter getting a babysitter for her toddler daughter in the …

Nigella Lawson’s Genius Sheet-Pan Chicken Is As Unfussy (and Delicious) As Promised

Nigella Lawson—domestic goddess and champion of home cooks—has for years been a supporter of the laziest form of sheet pan dinner, or <i>traybake</i>, a British term that used to be reserved for sweets, till the quick-dinner revolution got ahold of it. “When I'm frazzled,” she once wrote. “I firmly believe …

Sheet Pan

How To Clean Your Overwhelmed Gmail Inbox (By Hand)

Image: iStock<p>There comes a time when enough is, quite simply, enough. I had been putting off the task of organising my sprawling Gmail inbox for …

5 tips on how to build resilience, recover from setbacks, and not be scared by 'failure' again

CommentsTo post comments please <br>log in register or Login with facebookSubheadline: We all face struggles in life, but there are skills you can …

Emotional Intelligence

This Retailer Spent $30,000 on Its Employees--and Got $3 Million of Sales in Return

Gap stores conducted research that might turn industry labor practices upside down--while squashing 4 productivity killers along the way.<p>Everyone's looking for the keys to improved productivity and a way to dramatically improve performance. There are few industries more in need of such secrets than …

This Core Workout Is the Secret Weapon for Killer Abs

Has your quest for a toned stomach halted? It’s time to try something new.<p>For your next abs workout program, look no further than the rings. A …

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

Harvard Punishes Christian Student Group for Believing in Christianity

The club’s transgression? The <i>Crimson</i> reports that the school’s Office of Student Life placed the group Harvard College Faith and Action on …

Christianity