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How to Teach Your Children Cause and Effect

If you had to give a single life lesson to your child, what would it be? One of the first lessons that we should teach our children is that every one of their actions has a reaction in the world -- that what they do <i>does</i> matter!<p>By the end of their third year, when children have already acquired …

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Your Pregnancy To-Do List

Between preparing for Baby and staying as healthy as possible, you have a lot to think about for the next nine months. Follow our week-by-week to-do lists to make it easy.<p>Congratulations! You're actively "trying" -- and you might even be pregnant already! Here's what you need to do now:<p>1. Start …

Sadderday -- Avoid Overscheduling Busy Weekends

Having fun, getting things done, and doing nothing -- packing all that into one weekend is tough, and it was stressing me out. If you know the feeling, then my journey will help you get your mojo back.<p>My 6-year-old son, Dashiell, climbs into my bed every morning and asks, "Is it a school day?" On …

21 Things You Have to Explain to Out-of-Towners About New York City

When you live in NYC, it’s basically inevitable that your friends will, ugh, come visit you. And while you can avoid cramming them into your kinda …

Postpartum Exercise: Tips For New Moms

Ready to get back in shape? Find out how long you should wait after giving birth before beginning a postpartum exercise routine.<p>How soon you can start exercising postpartum is really dependent upon you and your physician. Now, your physician is gonna have to give you the green light before you …

What I Learned From My Workaholic Dad

Parents, we get it. You sometimes feel guilty. You want to be there to drop us off at every little league practice and watch us perform at every dance recital, but sometimes there's just no way for that to happen. As agonizing as it can be to miss what you see as a major moment in your child's …

What Not to Do If Your Child Is Sick

A pediatrician mom explains why some classic health concerns may benefit from a wait-and-see approach.<p>One fact I've learned in my years as a doctor treating kids: Parents just want to do what is right. But defining what's "right" isn't always that simple. And this is especially true when it comes …

Curry Leaves and Your Favorite Ways to Use Them

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Bring a little green into your kitchen with fresh curry leaves. Spring temperatures not included.</i><p>Let’s get this out of the way right off the bat. Curry leaves are an herb, and …

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22 Easy One-Pot Meals With No Meat

Because doing dishes SUCKS.

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Reasons He Doesn't Want to Have Sex

<b>He's Stressed at Work</b> <br>According to the study, this was the number one reason men reported having a low libido. Really, it's not all that different from how your own body reacts to stress by dampening desire. "When you're stressed and in your head all day, your nervous system is all wound up, your …

How to Wash Your Face: 10 Face-Washing Mistakes

The 10 Biggest Face-Washing Mistakes<p>Learn the common habits that cause annoying skin problems<p>Washing your face seems like the least complicated part of your beauty routine, right? Turns out that some common lathering habits can cause a whole list of skin woes, including dryness, irritation, …

How to Reheat Leftovers, from Pizza to Pasta to Eggs

Our ultimate guide to reheating leftovers like pizza, rice, chicken, steak, pasta, pancakes, eggs, fish, vegetables, muffins, coffee, tea, pie, and risotto<p>Yesterday, Gawker's <b>Tom Scocca</b> admitted that he had been reheating pizza wrong his entire life. Rather than warming it up in a toaster oven, …

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15 Food Reasons Italians Are Better At Life (PHOTOS)

As much as we love our spaghetti & meatballs and fettucini Alfredo, we would gladly give them up for an authentic meal in Italy any day. This hot-blooded country serves up plate after plate of simple, well-rounded pasta dishes. They are masters with the eggplant. And they have blessed us all with …

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 …

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2013: A Flashback!

<b>2013 : A Flashback !</b><p>Hello Guys,<p>Long time ha! Busy times ! :D Anyways here I am back, once again, with the best and worsts of 2013:<p><b>DEFINING …

What Is It Like To Be A Geek In Prison?

<i>Answer by an Anonymous user on Quora,</i><p>I’m a hacker who served 4.5 months of a 9 month sentence 5 years ago. I was in two jails in that time, spending the majority of the time in the second, lower security place. The experience totally changed me, but in a positive way.<p>First of all, I actually had a …

The Serious Eats Cheese and Wine Pairing Cheat Sheet

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>It's New Year's Eve, and your guests are about to come tumbling in. You set out bowls of salty snacks and a grand platter of cheeses. There's creamy white chèvre, a Stilton, some Brie, nutty aged Gruyère, tangy …

11 Totally Natural And Completely Unexpected Ways To Ease Pain

What's the thing you do best? Our biggest strengths can contribute significantly to our happiness, success and well-being -- and to those of the people around us.<p>According to newly-released Gallup data, using one's best talents can also play a role in one's comfort. In more than 120,000 interviews …

Anxiety Could Increase Stroke Risk

Severe anxiety leads to an increased likelihood of suffering a stroke for both men and women, according to a new study from the University of …

Sweat burns calories

<b>The answer:</b> "No! Sweat is not a gauge of how hard you are working," Scott says. Our bodies produce sweat as a way to cool down, so if anything, it's an indicator of how hot your body is. And hotter core temperatures don't equal more calories burned.<p>In fact, the fitter you are, the less you probably …

Ways to reduce stress

7 Things That Are Secretly Stressing You Out<p>Keep calm and read this article<p>Feeling especially tense these days? It's easy to blame it on your job or your in-laws, but you may be shocked to discover that these sneaky culprits could be stressing you out, too. Read on for the random things that might …

Healthier Brunch Recipes

11 Healthier Ways to Do Brunch<p>Your weekend just got even better<p>Ladies who brunch—but don’t want to do it at the expense of their healthy habits: These recipes are for you!<p>Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon, Asparagus, and Goat Cheese<p>This hearty (but healthy!) brunch recipe has good-for-you fats and …

10 Tips for Resolving Conflict

<i>Photo credit: Sheldon Wood via Compfight</i><p>"Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude." -- William James<p>Conflict is a normal and natural aspect of relationships. As human …

7 Ways You’re Brushing Your Hair Wrong | Women's Health

<b>Brushing from the root to the tip.</b><br>Starting at the root and pulling the hair down to the tip pulls the hair out of the follicle, snapping it. Instead, work your way up by starting to comb a few inches up from the bottom, taking out tangles, then moving up a few inches, removing more tangles and …

7 Things Americans Can Learn From Italians

If you've spent time in Italy you know that life in Italy and life in America are very different. While both cultures have their pros and cons, we think Americans can learn a lot from the way Italians live.<p>Traditionally, Italians have an easy-going and positive outlook on how to go about daily …

5 Super-Intimate Sex Moves

Because the closer you two are, the hotter—and better—your orgasm will be<p>There are a lot of things that can bring you and your S.O. closer together: apps designed specifically for couples, vacations for two, candle-lit dinners. But nothing does the trick quite like a long, sensual romp between the …

The Most Memorable Hair Transformations of 2013

After taking a look back at the past 365, these A-listers made the most noteworthy hair changes (from good to bad, subtle and extreme), proving they are true beauty chameleons.<p>After taking a look back at the past 365, these A-listers made the most noteworthy hair changes (from good to bad, subtle …