Christina Marie

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What you should do if your child is a ‘quitter’

Bella was going out of her mind. Her 9-year-old daughter, Angie, would agree to sign up for an activity with great enthusiasm. Swim team? Yes, please! Book club? You bet! Ballet? Sign me up! Then something would happen that made the activity, well, <i>hard</i>. Her team had to practice diving off racing …

Parenting

9 Fattening Foods You Should Never Eat Again

What is the food you refuse to eat? Tofu? Peas? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it might be because you do not like how it tastes, not necessarily …

Why this '5-4-3-2-1' mindfulness trick is so effective at beating anxiety

When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of worries.<p>But next time you feel overwhelmed with anxious thoughts, a simple mindfulness trick may offer some relief.<p>Shared by Boston University clinical psychologist Ellen Hendriksen, author of …

Mindfulness

Recipe: 3-Cheese Frittata Cups

3-Cheese Frittata Cups<p>Makes 12<p>Cooking spray <br>12 large eggs <br>3/4 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese <br>1/4 cup whole milk <br>1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese <br>1/2 …

Recipes

21 Lentil Recipes for Easy Weeknight Meals

We love lentils here at The Kitchn. They are magically easy to cook on the stove, and versatile enough to go into a wide range of cuisines. Plus, …

Healthy Eating

Rush: a band who sparked the teenage imagination like few others

As they declare themselves retired, the prog rockers can look back on a majestic career that charted an affecting, unrockstarlike path into the heart of pop culture<p>Last weekend, Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson confirmed what many had suspected for a while: that the band are pretty much done. Neil …

Indie Music

You're probably spending too much time in your own head — here's how to stop

I know something about you without knowing you. I bet you spend A LOT of time in your head.<p>You know, thinking, worrying, stressing, freaking out — call it whatever you want. I call it a preoccupied mind. And with what?<p>99% of your thoughts are useless. William James put it best:<p>"A great many people …

Self-help

15 Easy Salad Dressings You Can Make in Less Than 5 Minutes

Never force down a dry salad again.<p>January 24, 2018<p>I'm always looking for ways to make my salads more interesting. I usually just put on the usual …

Healthy Recipes

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

Mindfulness

Curried Coconut Lentil Shakshuka Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> This curried coconut lentil shakshuka has become one of my new go-to's for nights …

Recipes

Quick and Easy Fat-Burning Recipes

From turkey burgers to banana smoothies, these simple calorie-burning recipes will help you lose weight fast.

How to Make Savory French Toast

The most fun you’ve had without whipped cream<p>I’m getting a little tired of desserts that think they’re breakfasts. If I wanted a big ol’ slice of …

Make It Yourself: Go-To Vinaigrette

Step 1<p>Whisk together shallot, Dijon, honey, lemon juice, and vinegar in a medium bowl or shake up in a pint-sized jar; season with salt and pepper. …

This Beginner Core Workout Will Give You a More Sculpted Stomach

Though it can be tempting to throw yourself into a fast and furious workout routine—especially this time of year when New Year's fitness goals run at …

Yoga

Baking with Beer: Orange Marmalade and Persimmon Spiced Ale Cakes

Winter is full of many gatherings that call for celebration, so why not bake a beer cake? These seasonally inspired recipes will bring surprising, …

Readers’ 23 All-Time Favorite Real Simple Recipes

We asked, and thousands of you answered. Here are the dishes most bookmarked, dog-eared, clipped, shared, and enjoyed—from once-a-week slow-cooker …

Janis Joplin: the singer who screamed a very American pain

With her raw, anguished voice, Joplin – who would have been 75 this month – was a hippy icon. But on Piece of My Heart she became something darker still<p>When did pop first show that it had the capacity to feel bad? Not bad in the sense of feeling blue or worried or cross or <i>cray</i>-zee, or bothered by …

Panko-Crusted Roast Chicken Thighs with Mustard and Thyme

Who isn’t looking for a quick-to-make, easy-to-love dinner for busy weeknights? This roast chicken recipe will become one of your MVPs.<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs, read more about other ways to use them here)<p>4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature<p>¼ cup Dijon mustard<p>2 …

Seafood

10 Vegetarian Lunches You’ll Never Get Tired of Eating

When I was a kid there was never much variety when it came to my lunches, especially since I was a vegetarian: My mom would send me off to school …

Animal Collective - Sung Tongs - Live/Full Set

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Stress Relief

Accept Your Stress and Move Forward<p>We can't always change the circumstances that cause us stress, and sometimes we can't even influence them. For …

Make Your Shoulder Hum Not Squeak

Raising our arms above our heads seems to be a limiting a factor for a lot of people. We can bend in the middle, move our legs wide apart, and do a …

Seven things deeply intuitive people do differently

Steve Jobs once said that intuition is more powerful than intellect. As it turns out, Jobs was onto something, and the scientific community backs him …

15 Foods To DO And DON’T Eat On An Empty Stomach

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, because it’s the start of our day and if we get out of the house on the wrong foot, then our whole …

The Best Ways Absolutely Anyone Can Fight Depression Symptoms

Meditation is good for depression. And so is exercise. But, according to a small new study from Rutgers University, together—in a twice a week …

This vegetarian sweet potato chili is about to be your new winter comfort food go-to

January is basically a month-long meal-time paradox: Short days and cold weather illicit cravings for comfort food (mac and cheese, anyone?), but …

Healthy Eating

Wolf Alice - Don't Delete the Kisses

Ellie Roswell is an enchanting songwriter without a doubt. Wolf Alice’s latest album is fantastic. There are multiple singles to love, but my …

Our 20 Most Popular Recipes Of 2017

The Chatelaine food team did a whole lot of cooking in 2017, and it turned out to be a very tasty year on our end. (Our co-workers couldn’t get …

Chocolate Bread Pudding

Recipe courtesy of<p>Best of Food Network 4 Videos<p>Recipe courtesy of The Neelys<p>Recipe courtesy of Jade Thompson<p>Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten<p>Recipe …

See Rare Photographs Of Prince Before He Was Prince, and Just 19 Years Old

It's been 40 years since the photographer Robert Whitman heard an early demo of Prince's song "Soft and Wet," and became so taken with the musicians that he agreed to photograph him for a couple of Minneapolis music managers—even though at that point Prince Rogers Nelson, as he was then known, was …