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Save Your Money: Dermatologists Say These Are the 10 Best Drugstore Moisturizers

I love Sephora as much as the next woman. And those pink Glossier bags? I reuse them, too. But as high-end and brand-forward as these two outposts …

I Tried To Go An Entire Weekend Without Cleaning. This Is What Happened.

Last Thursday, my husband asked me what was on the agenda for the weekend. I reluctantly opened my calendar app, bracing myself for whatever fresh …

This Is The Real Reason Moms Feel So Busy And Exhausted All The Time

Last weekend, I found myself home alone for a couple hours. My younger son was at a sleepover at a friend’s house. My older son was invited to have …

Hate working in a web browser? How a new breed of software is bringing cloud-based apps into a single interface

In 1983, Microsoft developers Richard Brodie and Charles Simonyi wrote a UNIX program that would eventually become Microsoft Word. It did one thing: …

How to Stop an Interrupting Child

The house is quiet. Your preschooler just had lunch and went to the bathroom, and is now happily coloring away. It's the perfect time to pick up the …

The New Midlife Crisis for Women

Sometimes, I think I'm falling apart. Then, I talk to my friends. One spent a whole winter getting a babysitter for her toddler daughter in the …

5 healthy eating lessons I learned in my 40s

I’m leaner in my forties than I was in my twenties because of these simple lessons.<p>Here’s the deal: Being smarter with my diet was a learning process for me. As a kid and throughout my entire basketball career I thought eating healthy meant having pretzels with no salt on them. But when you’re …

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Accept Your Crying Kid's Feelings (And Your Own, While You're At It)

The old me often got frustrated when my kids cried. Now, I realize that frustration came from a lack of knowledge of how to deal with emotions.<p>As if …

Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel function by up to 20 years

Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new …

I Became a Better Mom the Moment I Quit Cooking

I can come up with lots of reasons to make a home-cooked meal. It’s fun to look for new recipes. It’s generally more healthy than eating out. And it …

Why This Child Psychologist Is Begging Parents To Rethink Timeouts

It was the typical morning chaos, trying to get the kids off to school and myself to work. I pulled out a cute enough outfit and called Eve to get …

Mark Your Calendars — This Is When You'll Get Your Life Back After Kids

Last weekend, on a gloomy Sunday, my family, which includes myself, my husband, our 7-year-old daughter, and our 4-year-old son, was eager for an activity. We ruled out a movie since my daughter was convinced every children's film currently in theaters was too scary. My son's idea of finally …

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The beauty products every woman should own

From Chanel lipstick to faithful Frizz-Ease, these beauty products have a cult following for a very good reason.<p>Crème de la Mer Moisturising Cream, from £115<p>Of all the moisturisers, this is recommended by beauty and fashion editors time and time again. It's thick and creamy and melts into your skin …

Your Blood Type Holds a Lot of Information — Like What You Should Be Eating

Unlike most diets, the blood type diet was founded on the concept of personalized nutrition — eating different foods based on one's biochemical makeup. <b>Eat Right 4 Your Type</b>, commonly known as the blood type diet, was published in 1996 by naturopathic doctor Peter J. D'Adamo. According to <b>Eat 4 Your</b> …

If Your Partner Doesn't Split Responsibilities Evenly, They're Not a Good Partner OR Parent

It seems like you can't look at the internet these days without seeing an overworked and stressed-out mom bemoaning that they wish their partners did more. It's not just the housework (although that's certainly part of it), because when you're a parent, you have a whole new set of responsibilities …

Exhausted Mom Asks for Advice on Getting Her Husband to Step Up, and Internet DELIVERS

Ideally, parenting should be a 50/50 job between you and your partner. But, as many working moms know all too well, that isn't always the case. Moms …

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Why Parents Need A 'Date Morning'

When you have babies and small kids, people give you so much advice — breast-feed, bottle-feed, co-sleep, use an infant straight-jacket, get an …

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After Researching 30 Yogurts, This Is the Only One I'll Buy

I recently spent hours examining every yogurt label I could find to determine which yogurts have the least amount of sugar. I was focusing on toddler …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Snacks You Can Have Before Bed For Weight Loss, According To Nutritionists

Your gut knows best. If your gut and digestive system are healthy and operating well, your health — including maintaining a healthy weight — will …

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Prepare to Obsess Over the Beautiful Embroidered Ultrasounds This New Mom Custom-Makes

When she was pregnant, Veselka Bulkan started to channel her creative energy and talents as an embroidery artist into something to remember this season of her life: her daughter's ultrasound photo, embroidered onto black fabric, which she also used as a way to announce her pregnancy to her …

Motherhood

WALSH: Dear 'Gender Nonconforming Person,' I Won't Let You Impose Your Confusion On My Child

A little while ago, my wife found herself in an uncomfortable situation. She was out running errands with our three-year-old daughter when they …

Why households need to earn $300,000 a year to live a middle-class lifestyle

<i>This post first appeared on Financial Samurai.</i><p>Let me tell you a sad story. In order to comfortably raise a family in an expensive coastal city like …

This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it

People trying to sell you a new car, a fancy phone, or a bigger home might like you to believe that money can buy a whole lot of happiness. But your brain knows that's not true. Money can buy you pleasure, but happiness has to come from somewhere else.<p>If you're confused between happiness and …

5 Benefits of Asserting Your Needs—and How to Start Today

If you've ever had to express your needs directly to another person, you know it can be hard to do. Our wishes aren't always aligned with the other …

How to Teach a Potty Training Kid to Wipe Their Ass Properly

Kids learn to use the potty before they have the coordination to be any good at wiping, which can be a real mess.<p>Toilet training has one obvious …

Parenting

Three Reasons to Stop Punishing Kids and Three Ways to Help Them Behave Better

Continued...<p>skills can we truly expect to see positive behavior change, and that teaching can always come without a punishment.<p>Advertisement - …

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Tinder and Instagram are ‘crippling’ relationships, sex therapist Esther Perel says

On the latest Recode Decode, Perel says dating apps are giving us too many options, and other apps give us an excuse to be “psychologically gone.”<p>Most people would define “cheating” in a relationship as sleeping with another person, without your partner’s consent. But psychotherapist Esther Perel …

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What’s new in Microsoft .Net Framework

Microsoft released the Version 4.7.2 of the .Net Framework 4.7.2 in early May 2018.Current version: The new features in .Net Framework 4.7.2Already …

Here’s what Facebook knows about you, and how to download all your data

Facebook has long allowed you to download an archive of all the data the social network has on you, and <i>HackerNoon’s</i> Georges Abi-Heila decided to find out exactly what company knows about its users …<p>Abi-Heila reports (via <i>TNW</i>) that his archive was a 500MB zip file, and it included everything from the …

The Best Time of Day to Drink Coffee, According to Science

To get full health benefits and optimum buzz, don't drink your first cup first thing in the morning.<p>As anyone who's been reading this column knows, there's substantial scientific evidence that coffee is incredibly good for your health and extends your life. According to a meta-analysis of 127 …

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