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The 6 Best Gifts You Can Give Kids Without Spending Money

As you're doing your shopping this season, don't lose sight of the things that truly matter.<p>There are days when being a mom seems like one endless pop quiz. The baby's crying when she should be napping. Do you wait to see if she can soothe herself or rush in to rock her? Your preschooler is defying …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

5 Foods with More Protein Than an Egg

Up your intake by loading up on these protein-rich foods.<p>Eggs are the poster child for protein—you need only watch Sylvester Stallone chugging raw eggs as Rocky Balboa for proof. And the reputation is well-earned: A single hard-boiled egg packs six grams of protein, all in a convenient, portable …

8 Genius Ways to Use Mason Jars In the Kitchen

Just when you thought you couldn't possibly love them anymore...<p>If you're on Pinterest or Instagram (or you have eyes), you know that mason jars are having a moment. And it makes sense: The timeless kitchen staples are enormously handy—and stylish in that shabby-chic sort of way.<p>Now let's talk …

How to Praise Your Kids Without Spoiling Them

You're a good parent and you want to help your kids grow up to be happy and successful. So, when you notice them doing something right, you jump in …

22 St. Patrick's Day Recipes

Home > Recipe Roundups > 22 St. Patrick’s Day Recipes<p>22 St. Patrick’s Day Recipes<p>March 10, 2014 // 14 <i>Comments »</i><p>St. Patrick’s Day is a week from …

Irish Beer and Cheese Bread

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 1 loaf<p><b>Prep:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>55 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 30 minutes<p>MY OTHER RECIPES<p>Ingredients:<p>8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, …

Increasing Kids' Fruit and Vegetable Intake

We all know kids especially need to listen to their parents and eat their fruits and vegetables. But because many, just like their parents, skimp on fruit and vegetable intake, it's critical to figure out ways to increase intake in nutrient-rich produce. The key is to do it in a way that doesn't …

Galette des rois

787<p>2K<p>Starting in late December, pastry shops in Paris start jumping the gun, and windows and showcases begin filling up with <b>Galettes des rois</b>, or …

Stop Your Preschooler From Hitting and Biting

Help your kid communicate with words, not fists or (ouch!) teeth.<p>Anyone who's watched her preschooler pack a punch on the playground knows: Terrible doesn't stop at 2. Physical aggression, from shoving to kicking to biting, is still common at this age. "Just because a child can talk doesn't mean …

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A cookie with the perfect combination of fat, flavor, and comfort. Who needs detox?</i><p>Year round, …

Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Bûche de Noël

My favorite part of making a yule log cake has always been the adornments - bark made from chocolate pieces, powdered sugar snow, almond pine cones …