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The Best Apps For Controlling and Limiting Kids Screen Time

They help you do everything from block problematic sites to set weekly screen-time limits.<p>Today’s smartphones offer near limitless access to …

Apps

I Meal Prepped Every Meal For 5 Days — These Recipes Made It Super Easy

In college, meal prepping every Sunday night was a huge part of my healthy routine. It saved me not only time but also money. It kept me on track to meet my healthy goals, because I knew I had no excuse to grab something unhealthy on the go. All I had to do on a weekday was go home, and a …

Healthy Eating

Forget happiness, focus on unhappiness

In 2009, Stacey Kramer was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Today, she’s better off for it.<p>Kramer was 43 years old. She was just getting ready to …

We Tried 98 Snacks for Kids—Here Are the Best Lunch Box Options

No nuts? No problem. These school-friendly snacks for kids have been tested and approved by children—ours!<p>1 of 6<p>Best Snack Bar: MadeGood Apple …

Healthy Eating

9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

Parenting

Seven Tips for Practicing Positive Discipline . Talking With Kids . PBS Parents | PBS

<b>Understand the meaning behind the behavior.</b> Naomi Aldort, the author of "Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves," says that children want to behave …

30 Cheap, Healthy Packaged Foods Nutritionists Actually Eat

Whether you’re looking for a healthy snack or dinner idea, check out this list.<p>1 of 30<p>Siggi’s Yogurt<p>$2 per 5.3 oz-cup, amazon.com<p>“High in protein and low in sugar, this yogurt is a snack staple because it keeps you fuller for longer and comes in great flavors,” says Maggie Michalczyk, R.D.N.<p><i>Per</i> …

What an Attachment-Based Therapist Has to Say About Insecurity in Relationships

Have you ever experienced insecurity in a romantic relationship and questioned whether that meant that your S.O. was not the right person for you? …

10 Healthy Snacks for Lazy People Who Want to Eat Healthy | SheKnows

This post was inspired by my good friend, Melissa, who recently reached out to me needing some "EASY, HEALTHY snack ideas for LAZY people."<p>In a …

More than just a tantrum: here's what to do if your child has oppositional defiant disorder

Defiance and tantrums are common in childhood. Parents will often tell us about the 30-minute tirade they faced because their child wanted a blue …

The healthiest things to eat at Panera Bread

Next time you're scanning the "You Pick Two" menu, look for these healthy menu items.<p>It can be tricky to eat well when dining out, but seeking out healthy fare is worth the effort: According to recent research, each meal eaten out is associated with a slight increase in body mass index (or BMI). …

Healthy Eating

I asked a marriage therapist to tell me 3 surprising things about modern relationships

There were multiple moments while listening to Hal Runkel where I could easily have shouted, "Preach, Hal!" but instead scribbled furiously in my notebook.<p>Runkel, a marriage and family therapist based in Atlanta, Georgia, visited the Business Insider office for a video interview in May 2017.<p>He'd …

Relationships

Kids Are Not Mini-Adults So We Should Stop Treating Them Like They Are

There are days I pick my kids up from school or a party, and they are exhausted. Sometimes they shut down, but there are days when they complain or …

30 Low-Calorie Snacks You’ll Wish You Thought Of Sooner

Mind = blown.<p>Getting through a day without a snack is like getting through a day without checking your phone—impossible and boring AF. That's why you need an arsenal of snacks to grab when you need a fix—go-to mini meals that will satisfy your cravings, keep you full, and clock in at 200 calories …

Accepting & Loving Children with ADHD or Oppositional Behavior

This article discusses the struggles parents encounter when their child has ADHD or ODD.<p>As a psychotherapist who treats children and teenagers, I …

1200-Calorie Meal Plan for Women

Women who eat just 1,200 calories daily will likely lose weight. The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute suggests that many women seeking weight …

6 Toxic Relationship Habits That Most People Think Are Normal

If you notice these patterns in your relationship it's a sure sign that something needs to change.<p><i>What are 6 toxic relationship habits that most people think are normal? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand</i> …

How To Calm Your Tantruming Child In A Way That Prevents Future Tantrums

<i>Dalia stood in the middle of the store with her cart overflowing with groceries. She was involuntarily wincing as her 2-year-old son Justin screamed</i> …

Two Sample Menus for a 1,500-Calorie Diet

Cutting calories is one of the ways that people commonly lose weight. This would involve trimming as much as a quarter of your daily calories while …

Nutrition

Why The Older You Get, The More You Hate Everyone (And Why That's OK)

Ad failed to load<p>You know how you're always talking about how you hate everyone? The thing is, the older you get, the more real this is.<p>True story: I …

Constantly Getting Defensive? Here's Your 4-Step Solution

If anyone has ever suggested you might be a defensive person and you listened to this criticism out of curiosity and then began to observe your …

Self-help

5 Ways to Handle Disrespectful Behavior from Children

Whether your child rolls her eyes and says, "Whatever Mom!" when you tell her to start her homework or she pretends she can't hear you when you tell …

Parenting

I Tried This Bestselling $18 Concealer, and It Made My Dark Circles Completely Disappear

I have dark circles under my eyes that just won't go away. It doesn't matter if I'm well-rested or persistent with my skincare regimen, they're …

The surprising reason your kid is acting defiant and difficult

My son was 6-years-old.<p>He was reading chapter books and could string together a story about the Pokemon sitting on his shoulder who didn’t need a seatbelt because he could just fly into the air if we got into a collision—yes, he could use words like collision accurately—and he loved to learn and …

Parenting

The huge Mother's Day fight I had with my husband and the lessons we learned

My husband, Mike, and I had one of our biggest fights on Mother’s Day.<p>We’d recently moved from our tiny apartment in NYC to a small town about an hour north in Connecticut. The thing I missed most about living in the city was the bagel shop I’d frequented several times a week.<p>So when Mother’s Day …

The 7-Day Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan Experts Think Everyone Should Follow

It's praised as one of the best diets you can follow, so here's a go-to guide to help you get started.<p>The keto diet and Whole30 may be getting their …

7 Signs Your Relationship Fears Are Messing Up Your Connection With Your Partner

Some people fall into relationships really easily. They naturally trust, connect, and can integrate someone into their life well. But for other …

I Get Tons of Free Beauty Loot, but These Are 12 Drugstore Products I Buy Over and Over

Not everyone has access to a beauty closet, but most of us can locate a drugstore. In fact, if I had to choose between trying free beauty products and making daily trips to Duane Reade, I think I'd chose the latter. While it's great to test the latest and greatest brands and products, the items I …

A Guide to the Moral Development of Preschoolers

As your little one grows, he’ll develop a sense of morality—those principles that affect how he treats other people and how he views justice. His …

Parenting

6 Life-Changing Night Creams That Will Make You Look 10 Years Younger

A night cream is more than a nighttime moisturizer. Each one is designed to target skin during its regeneration process at night when it’s in repair …