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Raising Daughters With High Self-Esteem

How could I raise confident daughters if I didn't get comfortable in my own skin first?<p>Beautiful. That was the word my 8-year-old daughter Chloe used to describe herself. "I am beautiful," she wrote, meticulously underlining the word and then smiling up at me, proud that she'd completed her …

Mortgages with 10% or less down are on the rise

More mortgage lenders are offering conventional loans with down payments well below the 20% or higher levels of recent years.<p>In another sign of the housing market's brightening outlook, more home buyers are discovering conventional loans with down payments well below the 20% or higher levels of …

7 Discipline Mistakes All Moms Make

When it comes to dealing with bad behavior, everyone screws up. We'll help you do it right.<p>I haven't been to the post office since "the incident." I was that wild-eyed woman with a screaming child, slowly working my way up the line as one customer after another let me go ahead. Turns out my …

Parenting

How to Tap Into Your True Power

I'm terrified about my daughter's drinking," Mindy told me during our first session, "but I've asked her to get help, and she just yells at me."<p>"My …

New Jersey

Gunn Laws

Tim Gunn, Project Runway mentor and fashion guru, solves all of your style conundrums.<p><b>BIJOUX TROUBLE</b><p><b>Q</b> "I love how jewelry can pull together an outfit, but I get a rash when I wear any metals except real gold. What are your tips for making my outfits look complete without having to splurge?"<p><b>A</b> I'm …

27 Easy Ways To Eat Healthier

Don't punish yourself with a cleanse or something equally awful. Just make real food better for you with these yummy substitutions.<p><i>Graphics by Chris Ritter for BuzzFeed.</i>

Breakfast

Healthy Mexican in Minutes

Simplified (and slimmed down!) recipes for your fave Mexican foods

Food

3 Simple Ways to Upgrade Your Wardrobe

<i>For Women & Co., by Laura Vanderkam, LauraVanderkam.com</i><p>If looking in your closet makes you feel as dreary as the weather, take heart. There are three simple ways you can enlist a professional to help you upgrade your style and it may be more affordable than you think. Here are some options, both …

The Best Foods For a Healthy Heart

These are the ingredients your ticker hearts the most<p>Do your heart a favor and reach for the olive oil: People who eat a Mediterranean diet high in extra virgin olive oil and nuts are 30 percent less likely to suffer from heart disease, according to <i>The New England Journal of Medicine</i>.Researchers …

Nutrition

Makeup Ideas: 5 Ways to Bust Out of a Beauty Rut

<i>Photo: sephora.com</i><p><b>Beauty Rut #2: Clear lip gloss or clear balm Bust it!</b> There’s not a woman in the world who couldn’t benefit from an extra pop of color. Slick on shades of rose, peach, berry shades instead, and watch the face-brightening magic happen. <b>Try:</b> Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balm in Rose, $7, …

8 Healthy Smoothies Made With 3 Ingredients

Plus the world's best freezer hack so you'll actually make them.<p>A lot of people like smoothies. But few people make them at home. Because think of all the measuring, the effort, the mess.<p>It doesn't have to be that way. Pick a few of these recipes, hit the grocery store, then make "smoothie packs" …

Breakfast

The Hair Test: Find Out The Best Hair Products for You

Fine + Damaged<p>While achieving fullness is a challenge for all skinny strands, the "damaged" part of your equation creates a double whammy: You need to find repairing products that don't make hair go limp. Balance volume and moisture and you'll restore your hair's luster.<p><b>Shampoo</b><br>Choose a sudser …

At Age 25 Mark Cuban Learned Lessons About Leadership That Changed His Life

At age 24, I left Indiana and hit the road in my 1977 Fiat X19. I was on my way to Dallas. The car had a hole in the floorboard. It needed oil every 60 miles. Some college buddies of mine had told me to come to Dallas–that the weather was great, that there were jobs and that the women were amazing. …

21 Dishes Even Picky Eaters Will Love

These family-friendly foods have simple, straightforward flavors built on pasta, chicken and other popular ingredients.<p>Another Option for Burger …

Cooking

5 Social Media Mistakes That Mess With Your Career

<b>Mistake #1: You don’t know your company’s policy</b> More businesses are adding social media stipulations to their employee handbooks, says Mike Haberman, human resources consultant for Omega HR Solutions. So now might be a good time to actually read all that paperwork you received when you were hired. …