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7 Ways to Shower Smarter

<b>…And the Hot Water</b><br>You now know that soap can be majorly drying to your skin—but super-hot water exacerbates the effect even more, says Nussbaum. So as good as it might feel to crank up the water temp, you're actually better off sticking with lukewarm H2O.<p><b>Give Your Loofah Some TLC</b><br>Washcloths and …

Hikes Near Me: 25 Gorgeous Hikes Across the Country

25 Gorgeous Hikes You Have to Do in Your Lifetime<p>Allow us to introduce you to your hiking bucket list<p>Research shows that spending time outside is vital to our health—and that exercising outdoors is more satisfying and can burn more calories. Luckily, you can get a workout and a hefty dose of …

Pixar Cofounder Ed Catmull on Failure and Why Fostering a Fearless Culture Is the Key to Groundbreaking Creative Work

<i>“Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before,”</i> Neil Gaiman urged in his commencement-address-turned-manifesto-for-the-creative life. <i>“The chief trick to making good mistakes is not to hide them — especially not from yourself,”</i> philosopher Daniel …

The 10 Coolest Cooking Camps in America

Here are 10 great farm and cooking camps that are still accepting applications around the country<p>It's mid-June, which means school is almost out (if not out already). Soon, you'll send your kid off to summer camp—unless, of course, you've missed the camp-registration deadlines and are running …

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How to Make Fruit Purees for Babies

Homemade fruit purees are filled with essential vitamins and nutrients for your baby. Learn how to make 13 favorites at home with our easy step-by-step guides.<p>Babies typically start fruit with their morning meal after they've tried several green and yellow veggies. Rather than buying baby food at …

Robert Sabuda's top 10 pop-up books

The author of over 20 pop-up books including The Little Mermaid picks his top 10 stories that jump off the page<p>I saw my first pop-up book as the result of a terrifying visit to the dentist. Apparently I wasn't properly frozen while getting a cavity filled and screamed bloody murder in the way that …

How I Introduce Music and Movies to My 3-Year-Olds

M’s first movie<p>Three months ago, I bought <i>The Sound of Music</i> soundtrack.<p>How do you introduce new songs to children? The best way is to start by …

A Young Family's Dreamy White Los Angeles House

Embracing a light, casual lifestyle.<p>With a move to Southern California, Brooke Davenport and her young family embrace a light, white, casual lifestyle

{No Candy} Easter Egg Activity Stuffers

Is candy over taking all of your family holiday’s? It seems we have far more candy than we will ever eat!<p>Time to make memories – without the crash …

Eggs

Name Puzzle Stool

Description<p>$48.88 Up to 11 letters, ONE NAME ONLY. If there are two names with two capital letters, the max we can do is 8 letters. This is to protect the strength, safety and quality of the letters. This Personalized Name Puzzle Stool is a puzzle, too. Imagine the fun your child will have seeing …

DIY Growth Chart Ruler Vinyl Decal Kit - Alternating style - Large #s

Using this DIY vinyl decal kit you can easily make your own professional looking growth chart ruler - a great way to track and display the growth of little ones in your home or nursery!<br>_____________________________________________<p>This listing does NOT include WOODEN BACKGROUND or PERSONALIZATION …

Wooden Puzzle, Wooden Elephant Toy, Elephant Puzzle, Elephant Toy, Personalized Toy, Personalized Puzzle, Toy Puzzle for Toddlers

This adorable elephant family puzzle is made from aspen wood and has large, easy to hold on to puzzle pieces for young children and toddlers.<p>The puzzle is approximately 6.75" wide x 5" tall x .75" thick. This elephant puzzle is left unfinished but is sanded smooth. Please note that wood grain and …

My Favorite Films for Children

As a former Waldorf class teacher, I've seen firsthand how unchecked screentime from films, tv and computer games can adversely affect young children …

Robin Hood

Adorable Mother and Daughter Show Off Impressive Yoga Moves

We have officially found the cutest pair of yoga partners ever. Yoga instructor Laura Kasperzak (@laurasykora on Instagram) frequently shares pictures of herself pulling off impressive yoga moves with her very young daughter. Often wearing matching outfits, the cute mother-daughter duo are seen …

Yoga

1938 Texas Bungalow Gets Sharpened With a 'Modern Edge'

Photos via Houzz<p>Houzz today features a 1938 bungalow in Austin, Texas, that's been brightened and modernized inside and out. Out with the olive green walls and dark cabinetry, in with the stark whites and wood paneling. It uses up some of the most current home tropes: open shelving where there was …

5 Healthy Ways to Eat a Rainbow

March is our favorite rainbow-spotting month! Whether you are planning a special St. Patrick’s Day meal or celebrating the coming of spring, a …

Healthy Eating

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Dear Pregnant Celebrity: What to Eat for the Next 9 Months

Are you famous? Are you pregnant? Then we've got the slideshow for you! Here are 8 recipes you should cook and eat over the next several months<p>Man, it seems like every day we keep fielding calls from pregnant celebrities begging us for advice on what they should eat to ensure their little ones' …

Pregnancy

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in your stylish craft kit: Michelle Galletta | Pins & Needles

We are so pleased to have Michelle Galletta, creator of <i>Kiriki Press</i>, be our first featured guest of 2014 for our monthly “<i>In Your Stylish Craft …

Crafting

Squeeze and Thank You Cactus Juicer

Life’s Too Short for Boring Emails<p>Enjoy 15% off your first order when you join our mailing list.<p>Plus, we’ll hook you up with the best deals,<br>first …

Why Letting Kids Serve Themselves May Be Worth The Mess

When it comes to feeding little kids, adults know best. But some nutritionists now argue that children could also benefit from a bit of autonomy at mealtimes.<p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends that parents let kids as young as 2 years old serve themselves at home. And in 2011, the …

Have Super Sex All Month Long

Your menstrual cycle can affect your libido in incredibly hot ways. Follow these tips for more pleasure every day of the month.<p>You might hate your hormones for causing mood swings, cramps, and sporadic breakouts. But there’s a new reason to give them a break: Scientists are discovering that your …

University of Michigan

The #1 Regret Women Have After Sex

Unsurprisingly, men were much more likely to regret inaction (<i>not</i> having made a move) than having slept with the wrong person. Their most common responses were: being too shy to make a sexual advance (27 percent), not being more sexually adventurous when they were young (23 percent) and not being …

Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Cleaning & Organization Tips

Treating a bed bug infestation at home is difficult. Here are the steps you should take to eradicate,...<p>Even I'm obsessed with my Instant Pot ... and …

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8 Natural Ways to Feel More Energized

For when you’d rather not reach for a cup of coffee<p>FACT: 56 percent of women rely on coffee to rise and shine in the morning, according to a 1,008-person poll sponsored by the natural products company ChromaDex. Not super surprising considering modern women are so exhausted, but you don’t have to …