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One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox.<p>But whether you've considered juicing, fasting or cleansing in an effort to lose weight or improve your well-being, you're probably aware that drastically cutting out foods is not effective as …

Nutrition

Why Parenthood Often Lowers Well-Being — Especially for Moms

Many years ago when I was conducting research on memories, I asked participants to write about any event from their lifetime. When I reviewed their …

Gwyneth Paltrow's ultra-organized kitchen pantry is everything we imagined it to be

We get it, Gwyneth Paltrow. You’re perfect.<p>Not only are you an Oscar-winning actress, not only are you raising two musically-gifted children, not only does your your lifestyle site GOOP introduce us to concepts we didn’t even know existed (we need to detox our showers?) — but your kitchen pantry …

Lifestyle

6 important safety lessons for preschool children

The world is a magical and marvellous place, but it’s not always plain sailing when it comes to keeping our kids safe.<p>Luckily, children are like …

Common Sense

5 Workouts That Burn More Calories Than Spin Class

Let the torching begin.<p>Spinning gets a lot of street cred as one of the best calorie-blasting exercises<i>,</i> and not without good reason. Depending on factors like your weight and the intensity of your effort, a single one-hour class can help you scorch about 400 to 600 calories. “You’re using all of …

This One Move’ll Help You Get Sexy Thighs AND a Better Butt

Meet your new favorite lunge variation.<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Curtsy lunge</b>: Talk about an old-school move—we're throwing it back to the 17th century (think: curtsying for …

How to teach gratitude and appreciation to children at Christmas

Hands up if you’ve ever watched your child open a gift from someone and felt nervous about how they will react if it isn’t something they were hoping …

This 5-Pound Dumbbell Workout Will Give You a Total-Body Burn

Blast fat with these challenging moves.<p>Feather-light dumbbells get a pretty bad rap these days. With heavy weights becoming the norm for women everywhere—which, by the way, is so awesome—we sometimes scoff at the sight of teeny, tiny dumbbells.<p>On the one hand, I get it—and am totally guilty of it …

This Must-Watch Video is a Great Way to Introduce Your Kids to Consent

The idea of ‘consent’ has been on the public’s collective mind a lot of late. But how do you even begin to have this difficult, yet essential parent-child conversation? This video by a mom-daughter team will make it so much easier.<p>The concept of consent has become a hot-button topic that's all over …

Parenting

Grandpa’s Big Adventure – giving kids a great reason to learn to swim

Many grandparents have an innate ability to captivate young audiences with extraordinary tales of adventure. In a brilliant new picture book by Paul …

Happy World Breastfeeding Week! Here are our favourite breastfeeding essentials for nursing mums

Anyone who’s breastfed a baby knows nourishing a small human with the power of your body is really hard work. In honour of World Breastfeeding Week, …

The most important things to tell our children each and every day

Children hear more than we give them credit for. Just ask any parent who has accidentally let out a swear word while driving in traffic. So what …

Parenting

What Millennial Dads Can Show Us About 'Having It All'

Millennial dads are figuring out how to "have it all" faster than moms.<p>There's a new dad on the block, and he's a millennial. This dad isn't wearing the same "Real dads don't babysit, they parent" t-shirt as his GenX neighbor. It didn't occur to him that he needed it. After all, he splits house and …

Parenting

Girl Invents a Lollipop That's Actually Good for Your Teeth

"I love candy, but I always knew it was bad for my teeth so that's why I created Zollipops," Alina Morse says.<p>Twitter<p>A 7-year-old girl invents …

Finska - the Scandinavian family fun game taking over our backyard

Have you discovered the fun, log tossing, math skill building Finnish game of Finska yet? It’s the perfect activity for summer nights and getting the …

Articles about all black facades can brighten your day on Dwell.com - Dwell

It's almost Valentine's day, which means flowers sales are going to go through the roof.<p>The lifetime oeuvre of British textile designer Lucienne Day is celebrated in her centennial year.<p>A dramatic house in Australia drew its architectural inspiration from Mies van der Rohe but got its color from …

DIY Floral Bedside Table

Give an old piece of furniture a beautiful new look with vintage decor paint.

Six tips that could make you smarter

<b>(CNN) —</b> For years scientists have been looking for ways to enhance our intelligence -- from eating fish oil tablets to playing the latest video games.<p>The jury is out on whether these techniques are truly effective in improving intelligence, but studies have shown that your IQ can change -- so why …

The Brain

The books inspiring little people to dream big

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a big question that needs big inspiration. Show kids a blue sky, and that’s what they’ll aim for, and …

5 things you need to know about Zika

<b>(CNN) —</b> A mosquito-borne virus is prompting worldwide concern because of an alarming connection to a neurological birth disorder and its rapid spread across the globe.<p>World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan called it an "extraordinary event" while declaring a public health …

Public Health

You Can Get the Zika Virus Through Sex, Plus 6 Other Must-Know Facts About It

Just how worried should you be?<p>There’s a lot of scary buzz around the Zika virus lately. But how dangerous is it really? To make sure you’ve got your bases covered without slipping into paranoia, we went to the experts to get a handle on what you need to know and what you should (and shouldn't) be …

5 Crucial Things to Do if You're Exercising for Weight Loss

It takes more than a solid routine to burn extra calories.<p>Getting stronger is a beautiful thing. It’s what helps you see more definition and build more metabolism-boosting muscle. But according to new research in <i>Current Biology</i>, it also causes you to burn fewer calories during each workout.<p>For the …

How are all those screens changing kids' behavior?

In a recent op-ed in the New York Times, businessman and author Tony Schwartz offered an honest yet troubling account of what he calls his "addiction" to technology.<p>The medical and research fields have not yet come to a clear consensus on what constitutes technology "addiction" and which factors …

Tweens

Where the Zika mosquitoes are hiding and how to stop them

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Zika virus made headlines because of its link with the neurological disorder microcephaly, it became the latest in a growing list of mosquito-borne viruses for Americans to worry about.<p>"Dengue, chikungunya and Zika are the ones that I'm very fearful of for the Gulf Coast states [such …

In a San Francisco Workshop, Kids Take on Carpentry with Mini Chisels and Saws

A San Francisco woodworking studio for kids a both carpentry skills and an appreciation for design thinking.<p>There is something intensely gratifying about seeing a roomful of five-year-olds gently guiding Japanese pull saws through reclaimed redwood rather than stabbing at screens, and learning to …

Marketers Don’t Understand Modern Moms, Saatchi Survey Says

Memo to marketers: When it comes to moms, get real. Stop focusing on motherhood as a job, and start talking to moms like the multifaceted, …

marketers

21 achievable New Year's resolutions for your health

If you're like almost half of all adults, you have a New Year's resolution. But once the champagne flutes are back on the shelf, it's hard to make that pledge stick. A week into the new year, just 77 percent of resolution makers are still on track, and after six months, only about 40 percent will …

Protect Your Child from Sexual Predators by Breaking through Stereotypes

Child sexual predators are not just the "creepy guys in the trench coats"; 90 percent of children know their abusers.<p>Shutterstock<p>Nobody loves a …

Siblings

7 ways to think like a creative genius

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether you're a world leader, a high-level executive, or a customer service agent, to be effective at your job, you need innovative solutions to challenging problems.<p>Once, creativity was the domain of scarf-wearing sculptors, espresso-drinking poets, and musicians who dreamed up melodies …

How to tell when your body needs a break

<b>(CNN) —</b> We've all been there: Just when you're getting into the groove of your new workout obsession — wham! Suddenly your knee is killing you, or your quads are hurting in a way that just doesn't feel right. Yep, you've over-worked yourself into an injury — and are suddenly wondering why you …

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