Faye Williams

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Why I Sold Both of My Instant Pots (and What I Got Instead)

I admit it: I am a kitchen appliance junkie. I have been for more than a decade, since I fell in love with cooking. I want to buy nearly everything …

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Brooklyn Blackout Cupcakes (The Ultimate American Dessert)

These Brooklyn blackout cupcakes are one of the most popular sweet treats in many exclusive restaurants. Moist, rich, creamy and very delicious, now …

10 Chicken Recipes You Can (and Should) Make in an Air Fryer

If you’re into the latest food gadgets, you probably know all about our new favorite, the air fryer. Although it has the word "fry" in the name, this …

How Do You Deal With Homework at Your House?

We are a month into school and homework is on my mind today. Oscar and Betty are in 3rd and 4th grade and their workload so far hasn’t been too …

Caring for a baby changes a man's brain, study shows

Parenting a small child requires the forethought of a crisis planner, the reflexes of a professional goalkeeper, the energy of a cheerleader and the empathy of a therapist.<p>After eons of practice at such caregiving, it's clear that mothers have evolved some brawn in those parts of the brain that …

How American parenting is killing the American marriage

Sometime between when we were children and when we had children of our own, parenthood became a religion in America. As with many religions, complete unthinking devotion is required from its practitioners. Nothing in life is allowed to be more important than our children, and we must never speak a …

Minecraft Explained from a Mom Who Gets It (Finally!)

Surely by now, you've heard of Minecraft. If not, Microsoft is about to make sure you do. By acquiring its parent company Mojang for a whopping $2.5 billion, the tech giant is about to make the once indie game, (which according to the developer became an "accidental" success) more mainstream. The …

8 Things It Took Parenthood to Teach Me About My Own Parents

At least a few times a day, I find myself acting or speaking in a way I swore I never would -- like a parent. Like my parents, more specifically. It still surprises me every time, as I remember being a child and promising myself I would do things differently. That was, of course, because I was only …

How to Teach Your Toddler to Talk

You, your partner and other primary child-givers are going to be teaching your children how to talk. Here are some tips to promote clearer communication and to help you foster increased self-esteem, confidence and understanding through this process.<p><b>Learn sign-language and start by six months of age.</b><p>…

10 Things I Want My Child to Learn by Age 10

<i>By Christine Knight</i><p>My tiny girl is growing up so fast. She's just 3, and while some days she still seems like a baby, other days she is already showing signs of the big kid she's quickly becoming. Raising a girl takes me back to my own childhood and brings up memories -- both good and bad -- of how …

Keep Calm and Parent On

• <b>Author:</b> Emma Jenner<p>From a modern-day Mary Poppins and the former star of TLC’s <i>Take Home Nanny</i> comes a holistic and guilt-free approach to parenting children ages seven and under.<p>Emma Jenner lives, teaches, and nannies by this philosophy: if parents are in control, they can enjoy their children …

Parent Effectiveness Training

• <b>Author:</b> Dr. Thomas Gordon<p><b>Learn to more effectively resolve conflicts, commnicate, and create loving relationships with your children with the help of this relevant, practical guide to parenting.</b><p>Now revised for the first time since its initial publication, this groundbreaking guide will show you how …

3 Day Potty Training

• <b>Author:</b> Lora Jensen<p>3 Day Potty Training gives you a step-by-step approach to toilet training that aims to have your child completely potty trained in as little as 3 days.<p>You will learn how to:<br>+ Work with the child that has ZERO interest or motivation;<br>+ Work with stubborn children;<br>+ Get your child …

25 Days to a Happier Home

• <b>Author:</b> Alison Wood<p>If you asked the average mom what are the top five things she desired to have in this life, most of them would say, "A happy home." Many times we think happy homes only exist on sitcoms or in fairy tales. This is simply not true. You can have a happy home, but it takes hard work, …

Parenting Suggestions for Totally Clueless Parents

The past few years have seen a tremendous uprising of parenting experts, including baby nurses, parenting coaches, and, of course, mommy bloggers. Everyone has a different opinion, and there are endless outlets through which to voice that opinion. All day long, mothers engage in heated online …

Best Recipes

23 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

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5 Surprising Things You Can Do with Vinegar

There are some products hiding in your pantry that can actually be useful for multiple everyday things. I'm not talking about mayonnaise hair conditioning treatments, but rather real cleaning and cooking hacks that everyone should try -- and it starts with a bottle of vinegar. This product is not …

Classic Cake Recipes

Serious home bakers will want to master these crowd-pleasing recipes for cheesecake, chocolate cake, carrot cake, and more.<p>First up: What could make traditional red velvet cake even better? Chocolate, of course!

Deb's Double Chocolate Banana Bread

Last summer I started a recipe review series. I thought it would be a great excuse to tackle the long list of online recipes I want to try. I started …

Vanilla Crumb Cake

A coffee cake with a buttery crumb topping is hard to resist. Most crumb toppings include cinnamon or other spices, both because spices add a great …

Giant Skillet Cinnamon Roll and a Fair Trade Giveaway!

You guys. I'm so excited about today's post because there are so many good things to talk about!<p>First of all, Mother's Day is just around the corner, …

Banana Bars Recipe

<i>Delicious banana bars with chopped Fisher walnuts and cream cheese frosting.</i><p>So it finally feels like spring – kinda. The trees are starting to bud …

Dessert

Homemade OREO Cookie Recipe! Make DIY Oreo Cookies from Scratch with Cupcake Addiction

chocolate peanut butter shake {vegan + gf}

Happy Monday friends! I’ve been on a no super cold foods thing since January per the instructions of my acupuncturist. But this weekend I broke, and …

Wellness // 5 Tips for Healthier, Happier Kids

I’m most definitely not an expert, and I will never claim to be… but right now, I’m just your friend. Sitting across a cafe table, a couple of …

This Is How to Burn Tons More Calories at the Gym

During a busy day, carving out an hour to head to the gym can be tough, so the question is this: are you making the most of those 60 minutes? With a …

Tips & 4 Recipes to Finally Stop Feeling So Tired!

You may remember that I was in a car accident about a month before giving birth. That’s left me with some residual back pain and orders not to …