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Single and stylish? Then this studio apartment is for you!

Living alone in a studio apartment was previously seen as Plan B, or as an option 'only if you have to'. Nowadays, flying solo and owning your own …

11 Home Libraries That Will Inspire You to Hit the Books

7 Bathroom Trends Are "In" This Year — and 2 That Are "Out"

We're all about #3.<p>Most people spend the first and last minutes of their days in the bathroom. That means the ambiance is everything — after all, there's nothing worse than an old, outdated space starting your day off on the wrong foot. If you're in the market to make some decor changes, take note …

The first rule of sports (and all) parenting: Don’t speak

Your child doesn’t have to play in the Super Bowl for you to know the feeling. Their team was supposed to win and then they didn’t. What do you do? Being the mother of two girls who played soccer and ran track, I thought I knew the answer: Talk it through. Tell them you love them. Say it’s just a …

Parenting

The best, most creative newsletters by designers for designers

This week we’ve decided to curate some of the coolest design newsletters with unique concepts. People in the design industry tend to be hungry to learn more and develop their skills, so the personal digests below are a great way to do that while staying updated on the latest news in the vast world …

Three Ways to Instantly Improve Your Parenting

Wish you could be a better parent but not sure where to start? Here are three tips that can instantly improve your role as mom or dad.<p>One day during high school, my English teacher announced that "one can never experience true guilt until becoming a parent". I cannot imagine why this statement …

My New Roots ginger, lime and avocado smoothie

My smoothie is spiked with a hearty dose of digestive ginger and tangy lime. If you want to get things even greener, toss in a handful of tender greens, such as kale or romaine and get glowing!<p>SERVES<p>1<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 medium avocado<br>• juice and zest of 1 lime<br>• 1 tsp. minced ginger<br>• 1 cup / 250 ml coconut water …

6 Mindfulness Experts Reveal Their Number One Strategy For Reducing Stress and Anxiety

Sonima recently posted an article where 6 mindfulness and yoga experts gave their advice on how to de-stress. There was some wonderful tidbits of …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s slow-cooked chicken recipes

The longer you leave chicken to cook, the deeper and more intense its flavour will be<p>I can almost see readers’ eyebrows raising whenever I suggest leaving a pot on the stove to cook slowly for an hour or two. I think I’m expected to justify the time involved, even though I’m not asking anyone …

Anti-Aging from Within: The Science of Telomeres | Goop

We all know those people who seem young beyond their years—the types that stave off grey hair and wrinkles the longest, and who somehow exude the …

Telomere

Amazing bars around the world to drink at before you die

Nottingham Forest

Little Lunch: the mockumentary series for kids – and one of Australia’s best shows

Since becoming a parent, I’ve been amazed by how repetitive children’s television can be. After a short amount of time The Wiggles start to feel like housemates, and I’ve considered taking out a restraining order on Giggle and Hoot – they’re mostly made up of bright colours and noise designed to …

Hike Through 7 European Countries on this Epic Trail

The Via Dinarica is poised to become one of the world’s top trekking destinations.<p>Twenty years ago, the Balkans seemed an unlikely spot to go trekking. Torn apart by bitter conflict, Yugoslavia painfully splintered, and borders between the new republics were better known for acrimonious rifts than …

Britain's 50 best gastropubs 2017

England

Why having just one child isn’t as bad (or selfish) as it’s made out to be

Is the single child doomed to a life of a lonely misfit? Are mothers of “onlies” making a selfish choice?<p>I am travelling with my four-year-old …

The best abdominal exercises to do at home

Our new Home Workouts series focuses on quick, fuss-free, targeted routines that you can complete at home.<p>Led by personal trainer and founder of That Girl London Christina Howells, each episode demonstrates moves to target different areas of the body; including exercises for your legs, back and …

Mushroom Is the Millennial Pink for Your Home

Here are 10 unique and gorgeous ways to incorporate the elegant color throughout your house.

10 Steps to Creating the Life You Actually Want

Too many people are living in circumstances that they are not happy with. They do not know that they can actually have the life they want. Some have …

20 educational and FUN sensory table activities for kids!

Rainbow Foam Sensory TableTots will love to swirl this rainbow colored foam around or run toys through it. Made with washable, non-staining, liquid …

Apple design director perfects a prefab home into an ultra-minimal, modern dwelling

1/13<p>Sonoma weeHouse<p>It should come as no surprise that when Apple’s Director of Store Design was in the market for a new house, he wanted a home that …

Prefab Homes

I'm an Insomniac, but This Supplement Puts Me to Sleep in 5 Minutes Flat

<i>Sleep—we crave it and we need it, but we never seem to get enough of it. A new Consumer Reports survey of 4023 adults found that 27% of Americans</i> …

Dashing prefab home perches above California wine country

A weeHouse with big guts<p>Oh, the places prefab will go. In this new project in California wine country, a customized version of the weeHouse, an affordable modern prefab model from Saint Paul, Minnesota-based design firm Alchemy, has been assembled on the hills of Santa Rosa, where it commands …

Raising Empowered Kids: The Ultimate Toolkit

One of my favorite parts of being a life and wellness coach is the great privilege I have of showing our younger generations how incredibly powerful …

Best Almond Cake | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Face Yoga 101: 4 Anti-Ageing Exercises to Do Instead of Facelifts

<i>Ommm.</i> That’s the sound we want to make whenever we start this workout. It’s yoga, but unlike any yoga sequence we’ve tried before—no downward dogs or …

6 Ingredients or Less: 15 Surprisingly Simple Recipes

It's amazing how many delicious dishes you can make with only a handful of ingredients. From Mirin Glazed Salmon to Scottish Shortbread, these recipes will have you in and out of the kitchen in no time.<p><b>1. Mirin-Glazed Salmon</b><p>Adapted from one of my favorite cookbooks, <i>Nigella Express</i> by Nigella …