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Moms, let go of your smartphone guilt: Every time technology makes our lives easier, we invent ways to make motherhood even harder

<b>(Milan Stojanovic via iStock)</b><p>You wouldn’t apologize for using the washing machine, would you?<p>Siobhan Adcock<p>August 20, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>The contractions woke me at 2 am. "This is definitely starting," I said to my half-asleep husband. "Mmmpbh," he agreed. Then I reached for my smartphone. But not …

Parenting

The Over-Parenting Trap: How to Avoid 'Checklisted' Childhoods and Raise Adults

As the author of a new book on parenting it’s heretical for me to disclose that I’m not particularly interested in the subject<i>.</i> But it’s true. I’m …

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

You'll never get sick of a playlist again.<p>Whether you're looking for a playlist for your next run, your strength-training routine, a dance-cardio session, your yoga practice, or just because you're so over everything that's in your iTunes right now, trust us: We've got you covered...<p><b>The Justin</b> …

The 20-Minute Pilates Workout for Any Fitness Level

All the straps, springs, and moving parts of a typical Reformer class make Pilates seem almost scary compared to those yoga classes full of …

Workouts

How to Work Out Your Whole Body in 20 Minutes

Whether you have caftan-body ambitions or are regularly hitting the gym, one thing is clear: Workouts need to be efficient. You have people to see, …

16 Themes for Your 30th Birthday Party

Oh, the big 3-0. It’s a happy welcoming of a new decade and a bittersweet farewell to the angsty 20s. One thing’s for sure — this major milestone deserves a party for the record books. And whether it’s for yourself or someone you love, kicking off a new decade is the perfect time for photo booths, …

21 Easy Granola Recipes to Make for Breakfast

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but heeding that advice is often easier said than done. And even if you pressed the snooze button one too many times, you can still get your day off to a good start if you keep a batch of these 21 delicious, make-aheadgranolas on …

Breakfast

This Artist Will Turn Your Baby Photos into Adorable Cartoons

Hey moms and dads: Before you schedule a photo shoot for the newest and most precious addition to your family, you might want to check out Maria Jose Da Luz’s adorable baby illustrations. She turns simple, everyday baby photos into too-cute-to-handle caricatures that look like characters straight …

Developing Productive Sleeping Habits in Kids for Lifelong Health

While over one-third of Americans regularly experience sleep deprivation, children shouldn't have to suffer the same fate.<p>Most adults don't have great sleep patterns and probably don't want that to trickle down to their children. By practicing good sleep habits early, you can keep kids healthy and …

How to be a 'New Old-fashioned Parent'

Fed up with noisy children spoiling her coffee, Liat Hughes Joshi began to wonder how previous generations tackled the problem – and the concept of New Old-fashioned Parenting was born<p>For the third time in a week, my attempts at a vaguely peaceful coffee out are being thwarted by small children …

This High-Intensity Workout Leaves No Muscle Untouched

Sometimes we’re all for taking it easy. Going for a long, slow jog or breathing deeply through a restorative yoga class can be just what our bodies …

The Great Personal Development Quotes Collection Revamped

<i>“Knowing others is intelligence. Knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.”</i> -- Lao Tzu<p>A while …

20 Game-Changing Beauty Products That Almost Work Magic

Power up your beauty routine with these essential products.

Yes, Your Toddler Can Watch TV: The New Rules for Screen Time

Researchers say it’s OK to break with hardliners—provided you’re interacting right along with your kids. A look at new guidelines that defy …

13 Problems Easily Solved With Tension Rods

Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, theyre super helpful around the house.<p>Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, they're super helpful around the house.

The Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes (We're Not Joking)

These 36 dishes—from sticky buns to steamed lobster—have earned the adjectives "perfect," "ultimate," "best-ever," and "classic"<p><b>Here at BA, we like to think that every recipe is perfect</b> in its own way. ____ But only those recipes that really, truly encapsulate perfection—like this perfectly steamed …

Cooking

7 Ottolenghi Summer Recipes Featuring Pomegranate, Fava Beans, and More

What does Yotam Ottolenghi cook at home? Za'atar roast chicken, fried eggplant salad, and much more.<p>What does Yotam Ottolenghi cook at home? Za'atar roast chicken, fried eggplant salad, and much more. Check out these 7 summer recipes, and learn more about how Ottolenghi cooks.

Deep Frying

The Perfect Roast Chicken from The Kitchn

Sara Kate Gillingham and Faith Durand, the editors of the popular blog The Kitchn, hold forth on tools, techniques, and cooking the perfect bird. For more recipes, check out The Kitchn Cookbook.<p><i>Photo: Leela Cyd</i><p>Skillet-Roasted Whole Chicken Serves 4<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon coarse salt<p>1 teaspoon …

The Third Trimester Workout Plan

Don’t let fatigue rule the end of your pregnancy. Keep up your exercise schedule with this easy-to-follow plan for months 8-9 of your pregnancy<p>Working out during the third trimester of pregnancy can be difficult as your belly is larger and your feeling more tired. That’s why the editors of The …