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One-Pan Garlic Chicken & Asparagus Is a Dinner Dream — Delicious Links

<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 …

How to use sexting to improve your marriage

Tips for getting the conversation started — and making sure it remains for their eyes only.<p>What was the last text you sent your spouse? "Have a good day." "Can you grab milk on your way home?" "I'll pick up the kids today."<p>It may be time to get your mind out of your to-do list and into the …

Relationships

These 14 Instant Pot Recipes Will Knock Your Family's Socks Off — and Won't Cost You More Than $20

Let's be honest, the Instant Pot is a busy parent's BFF. You can make pretty much anything your little heart desires — from rice to seafood to yogurt and beyond — and you don't have to sit around waiting for water to boil or an oven to preheat. So what could be better for moms and dads who have to …

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Sexual Harassment

Moms Are LOVING This 4-Minute Clip That Calms Down Angry Kids

There are plenty of resources for teaching mindfulness to moms, but it's an equally beneficial practice for children. Which is why we are loving this …

Mindfulness

Smart-Home Devices That Stop Leaks and Water Damage

With the average cost of repairing water damage sitting at $2,566, according to HomeAdvisor, there’s no better time than now to prevent frozen pipes …

Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

This Online 30-Day Sex Challenge Has Gone Viral ... But Would You Be Able To Handle It?

Just reading the rules is exhausting.<p>An online sex challenge to have sex every day for 30 days is gaining steam, but to many, it also sounds …

11 Foil Pack Dinners for Your Easiest Summer Meal Ever

During the summer, I spend a lot of time trying to find ways to eat that don't involve any actual cooking. In my stuffy, AC-less apartment, the heat …

Wavebox is the most powerful Mac email client I’ve ever used

With Google Apps, Trello, and Slack built in<p>The perfect email app is a bit of a unicorn. Countless companies and startups have tried, and many have failed, to perfect the inbox experience and make peace with email and its soul-crushing inevitability in our modern digital lives. The goal is to make …

A Beginner Photographer’s Guide to Understanding the Sunny 16 Rule

So, you've taken the time to learn how your camera works and finally feel comfortable giving manual mode a try, or at least more advanced modes like …

The Best Board Games for Every Holiday Situation

Board games are relatively trendy right now, though not the sorts that your parents had on the top shelf of the coat closet, like the interminable …

14 Easy Lunches That Will Help You Lose Weight

Upgrade your midday meal without packing on the pounds<p>When you’re trying to shed pounds, lunchtime can be a real battle.<p>“Although there doesn’t seem to be anything special about lunch, consuming regular, healthy meals and reducing snacking may promote a healthier body weight,” says Tom Hritz, …

Grilled Flank Steak with Avocado Salsa Verde

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Grilled Flank Steak<p>2 limes, juiced<br>• 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 3 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin<br>• 1 1½-pound flank steak<br>• Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, for before grilling<p>Avocado Salsa Verde<p>3 medium tomatillos<br>• 1/2 small jalapeno, chopped<br>• 2 cloves …

Recipes

37 Books Every Parent Should Read

Here's what to read when you're expecting.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

10 Fast-Growing Plants for (Almost) Instant Curb Appeal

Bright flowers and colorful foliage are the easiest ways to amp up your curb appeal. If you're in a rush to get things growing, try one of these …

Flowers

Watch 'Rudy and Des,' a Doc About a Friendship Formed Through Wrestling

More than a decade ago, Jensen Karp, a former rapper turned writer – Kanye West apparently still owes him $300 – took a job working for WWE's …

9 Self-Improvement Books That Will Change Your Life

You're reading 9 Self-Improvement Books That Will Change Your Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Five Warmup Exercises to Help You Run Your Best

If your prerun warmup typically consists of jogging—or worse, nothing—here’s reason to step it up.<p>​<p>​<p>A recent study reveals that a dynamic warmup routine can help you perform better. Researchers compared how well study participants ran after moving versus sitting. When runners did dynamic stretches, …

Hips

The Best Smartphone Apps For DIY Carpentry [Infographic]

If <i>The Block</i> has taught us anything, it's that you don't need to be an architectural genius to fix up a property. When it comes to assembling …

Apps

Take the Wet Test: Learn Your Foot Type

A simple wet test can tell you if you have flat or high arches, helping you to choose the right pair of running shoes.<p>One method to find out more about your feet is to look at the shape of your arch by taking the “wet test.”<p>1) Pour a thin layer of water into a shallow pan.<p>2) Wet the sole of your …

Running Shoes

6 Exercises to Improve Running Form

Target your glutes, hips, and arms with these pre- and postrun moves to make running feel easy and effortless.<p>Good running form happens on the roads, of course. But there are simple exercises you can do before and after you run to improve body awareness, strength, and flexibility that will carry …

Biomechanics

Goal #2: Save more money | The Star

7. Check out free entertainment. There’s a ton of free quality programming you can find in Toronto — from movies in the park to gallery openings.<p>8. …

This Breathing Trick Will Put You to Sleep in Seconds

Yes—sweet, sweet slumber can be yours.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep—we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p><b>What is it?</b><p>The 4-7-8 breathing technique was …

Yoga

The first 15 apps you should download for your new iPhone

We've rounded up 15 of the best apps you should download first on your iPhone. There are the obvious apps like Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat, but we chose a few hidden gems.<p>Check them out:

80 All-Time Best Children’s Books To Boost Baby Through to Grade School!

Before I had kids, I thought a home library of about 30 children’s books would get any family through the first five years. I noticed, though, that …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Bedtime Books You’ll Want To Read to Baby Tonight

What makes a classic bedtime book? As any parent hoping to lull a baby or toddler to sleep knows, it’s nothing short of a magical formula: lyrical …

Kids

Travel buffs, lean in. Croatia is fast-becoming the kind of travel destination that should find its way to the top of your bucket list.<p>From …