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How to Teach a Nervous Boy to Talk to Girls

Preschoolers struggle with listening well and playing fair, but practicing good manners early will help boys grow into better men.<p>Anyone who has ever …

Parenting

WATCH: The Trick To Using a Round Brush That No One Knows

We’re always hearing about new ways to perfect the at-home blowout and finally achieve salon-worthy results. News flash: We have never once found …

Hair

The 9 Best Baby Toys to Buy for One-Year-Old's and Younger in 2018

Finding the best baby toys for children under one can be a bit of a challenge. Newborns need simple bright toys that stimulate the mind, while six …

Kids

Why You Should Hold Onto Your Grandma’s Precious Moments Collectables

You might know Precious Moments as those collectable angelic figurines that perch on your grandparent’s shelves, but you might want to give the sweet …

Puppies

15 Clean-Eating Chicken Recipes to Make for Dinner Tonight

There’s no quicker, easier or healthier protein than chicken. But grilled chicken breast for the third time this week? <i>Yawn</i>. Spice things up with 15 …

Cooking

Be A Guide, Not A Guard: How To Raise A Happy And Responsible Kid

Next time you see your child doing something that you don't like, whisper to yourself: “Be a guide, not a guard."<p><i>Originally published on</i> Motherly<i>.</i><p>By Nadene van der Linden<p>“Be a guide, not a guard” perfectly describes the kinds of parenting behaviors that create happy and responsible children. It’s a …

Parenting

Habits That Will Strengthen Your Parent-Child Bond

Like any relationship, the bond between a parent and child can be made stronger with some habits that can be easily incorporated into your everyday …

Kids

Stop the Search: These Are the Best Korean Skincare Products You Can Buy

It's fair to say that when Charlotte Cho launched Soko Glam (her e-commerce site for Korean beauty products) in 2012, she was far ahead of the curve. …

Skin Care

Please Don’t Touch My Baby (And 5 Other Etiquette Woes All New Moms Face)

There’s you, your baby and a stranger’s out-stretched arm, desperately eager to pinch your newborn’s cheeks with a hand that’s probably unwashed. …

Parenting

Fatherly Advice: Toddler Sleep Regression is the Worst, but Relatives Suck Too

This too shall pass. You might be insane by the time it does.<p><i>“Fatherly Advice” is a weekly parenting advice column by the experts at Fatherly. Need</i> …

Parenting

27 Chicken Meal Prep Recipes That Never Get Boring

We love the <i>idea</i> of meal prep. But eating the same soggy leftovers three days in a row? Not exactly our thing. So we’ve found 27 recipes that are so …

Healthy Eating

It’s Your Job To Love Your Kids And Set Limits — Not To Entertain Them

The truth is, as a grown up, my imagination isn’t that good.<p>Originally published on Motherly.<p>By Denaye Barahona<p>I don’t do planned arts, crafts or academic activities with my children. I also don’t feel <i>the least</i> bit guilty about it. As I write this, my 3-year-old is building a parking garage out of …

Kids

How I Stopped Resenting My Husband After Having A Baby

After our daughter was born, I started hating my husband like he was this evil asshole who only cared about himself and his needs.<p>Our bundle of joy …

Parenting

Let's All CTFD About Kids And Masturbation

The day I couldn’t find our household jar of Vaseline, I knew. Suspicions were confirmed when the missing jar showed up empty in the teenager’s …

Parenting

This 10-minute meditation for new moms can help *anyone* relax

Real talk: Nothing can really prepare you for life as a new mom. You can manifest calm by decorating the nursery in a soothing pastel palette, but …

Meditation

7 Must-Have Items for Postpartum Care

I was as prepared as I could be for the physical pain of giving birth (which is to say, I didn’t know what the hell to expect, exactly, but I knew to …

Pregnancy

When You’re Short on Time, Try This Customizable Workout by Kirsty Godso

Running low on time? Don’t write off your workout just yet. This full-body routine helps you get it in, no matter how busy you are.<p>When you have a …

Workouts

The Best Ramen in Tokyo

Suzuran<p>1-7-12 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku<p><b>Order:</b> Kakuni Tanmen<p>If there’s a New York-born Jewish guy who knows his Tokyo ramen, it’s Ivan Orkin. He lived in the …

Japan

Summer Pasta Recipes That Will Be The Most Popular Dish On the Table, Guaranteed

FYI, your sister-in-law is going to want the recipe.<p>When the summer months hit we’re always game to lighten up. Whether we’re talking our hair color, …

Cooking

Attachment Parenting Might Be the Key to Confidence—Here's How to Do It

With so many opinions, personal recommendations, books, and articles all on the subject of parenting, it can be tough to hone in on what kind of …

Parenting

Looks like almost everything we thought we knew about the right way to raise kids could be wrong

Over on NPR, Michaeleen Doucleff has published an article about the myths surrounding parenting in the US.<p>Doucleff explains why a lot of parenting "advice" is based on outdated observations or shoddy research, and argues for widening the lens to include parenting strategies from other parts of the …

Parenting

Parents: this common habit is making your kids act like monsters

‘Technoference’ — or being distracted by your smartphone when you’re with your children — leads to kids whining, sulking and throwing more …

Parenting

How to Naturally Establish or Increase Breast Milk Supply

The first four to six weeks of breastfeeding are critical for breastfeeding success, especially if you're a first-time mom. It's when you and your …

Pregnancy

How to Make a Baby Sleepy

When a baby sleeps, it represents a moment of bliss and reprieve for a parent. But actually making a baby sleepy is part skill, part patience, and a …

Parenting

10 of Our Best Chicken Skillet Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

I am not sure which is more tried and true when it comes to weeknight cooking: a trusty skillet dinner or crowd-pleasing chicken. It really doesn't …

Cooking

The secret to... raising unentitled children

<b>Beware prioritising material possessions over time spent with your child.</b> Children are like sponges and will soak up what’s around them, so your actions are important. If you want – and get – stuff all the time, they will expect that, too. Spend time with them, listen to them, talk to them. Help …

Parenting

Discipline Kids With Positive and Negative Consequences

When most parents think about consequences for kids, they usually envision negative consequences, like time-out or taking away a video game. And …

Self-help

How to Nurture Empathy in Kids—and Why It's So Important

There are many reasons why parents should consider teaching empathy and nurturing emotional intelligence in their kids. In basic terms, empathy is …

Emotional Intelligence

These Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes Are Basically Burritos—But Way Healthier

You'll never want to eat sweet potatoes any other way.<p>When I'm at a loss for what to make for dinner, I often turn to Southwestern flavors and …

Recipes

Sample List of Household Rules for the Entire Family

If you're like most parents, you may struggle to list your household rules off the top off your head. Although you know what behavior is acceptable …

Parenting