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16 Things No One Tells You About Having a C-Section

Giving birth is no walk in the park, and giving birth via C-section presents a unique set of realities that you'll want to be prepared for. I've had three C-sections to deliver each of my babies, and I've learned something new with each surgery and recovery.<p>While everyone's experience will be …

This morning routine will make you a millionaire

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

Self-improvement

This Educator’s Unique 'Reading Log' Is Something We Can ALL Can Get On Board With

I have a love-hate relationship with reading charts. And by that, I mean that I love the reading part. I hate the chart part.<p>In my experience, …

Teaching

How to make béarnaise, the king of steak sauces

Recipes

Make Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp for Dinner

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.<p>…

Recipes

12 Easy Fall Crockpot Recipes That Will Have You Begging for Seconds

It’s no secret that fall is the time of year when cooking becomes more of a welcome endeavor. Once summer’s temperatures have subsided and ovens are …

Cooking

How To Cook Eggplant So That It Actually Tastes Good

You say eggplant, I say aubergine. Here’s how to actually cook with the nightshade that’s more than just a fun emoji.<p>So you’ve brought home a shiny, …

Eggplant

20 Food Splurges Restaurant Chefs Say Are Totally Worth It

One of the hardest things to do as an adult is budget—particularly when it comes to dining out at restaurants. With so many different options to …

New York City

"The Girl Guide" Is The Puberty Book You Always Wanted, But Never Got

Marawa Ibrahim is an internationally known gymnast and hula-hooper. She's also a woman, and was once a girl who went through puberty. Like many of us …

Girl Guides

Rick Astley on his wife Lene: 'The success I'm having is due to her'

<b>Rick Astley can't believe his luck.</b><p>After becoming a global star in 1987 with his debut single Never Gonna Give You Up (number one in 25 countries), he gave it all up to become a family man at the age of 28.<p>Two years ago he made a tentative return to music with 50, an album of soulful, often …

Music

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon-Mustard Dressing Recipe

"A classic steakhouse-style spinach salad with the absolute best warm bacon-mustard dressing I've ever had! Looks and tastes like a lot of work, but …

Recipes

Maui Wowie Shrimp Recipe

"Easy recipe to put together for that laid-back 'Maui Wowie' person. Great for the beach or backyard BBQ. You will be surprised by the onolicious …

Seafood

Before You Begin The Patenting Process, Read This

When I started to file patent applications, I was sure the United States Patent and Trademark Office was against me. My claims were always rejected! I know better now. The USPTO is your friend, not a foe. There is a specific process for examining patent applications. If you’re unaware of how that …

Patents

8 parenting strategies Montessori teachers use with their own kids

Montessori is a teaching method that goes way beyond academics. It is a way of approaching children differently and is something you can totally …

Parenting

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from Kitchn This July — Recipes from The Kitchn

We're at the height of summer cooking right now, and it's all about the easy recipes that get you through the week (and leave the oven off as much as …

Cooking

14 of the Best Children's Museums Around the World

In 1899, the world's first children's museum opened in Brooklyn, New York. By 1990, the Unites States had a total of 118 museums dedicated to kids, …

Museums

7 ways to boost your design portfolio

Design portfolios can be tricky to get right. No matter how many portfolio examples you've looked at, sometimes it's hard to apply the amazing …

Graphic Design

Thinking of installing an IKEA kitchen? Here's what you need to know first

IKEA cabinets can save you a bundle — but there are some sticking points to be aware of before installing them.<p>Say you're redoing your kitchen and you don't have lottery winnings to give you an unlimited budget. Cabinets tend to be the costliest item in a renovation, but you'd like to have a little …

Kitchens

The 7 Best Podcasts On Motherhood & Beyond That Get It Right

I'm a full-blown podcast addict. Any time I have even a minute alone, I'm reaching for my phone to queue up a little nugget of audio enjoyment. …

Parenting

Raising Brilliant Kids — With Research To Back You Up

<i>An earlier version of this piece ran in 2016.</i><p>"Why are traffic lights red, yellow and green?"<p>When a child asks you a question like this, you have a few options. You can shut her down with a "Just because." You can explain: "Red is for stop and green is for go." Or, you can turn the question back to …

Pedagogy

How to Pitch Your Business, Product or Idea to Industry Experts

I say no to almost all of the pitches that come my way, but the few "yeses" really stand out.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whenever its possible, I tell first-time entrepreneurs to bootstrap their own business ideas. If you want to be an entrepreneur, create something …

Entrepreneurship

Recipe: Light & Fresh Slow Cooker Corn Chowder — Recipes from The Kitchn

I have a keen eye for slow cooker meals that satisfy in every season, and for summer, corn chowder is my go-to. You'll find me cozied up on the couch …

Slow Cookers

How to mount your artwork

A well-executed mount is more than just another art technique to add to your tool-belt. It will add an aesthetic quality to your work and create the …

The Science Behind Happy Relationships

When it comes to relationships, most of us are winging it. We’re exhilarated by the early stages of love, but as we move onto the general grind of …

Beignets Recipe

"A traditional New Orleans-style recipe for their famous beignets! Grab a cafe au lait and you're set!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast<p>1 …

Our Most Popular Cake Recipe Gets a Peachy Makeover

<i>Summer starts on June 21st! In honor of all the BBQing, sprinkler-hopping, and ice cream truck-chasing to come, we give you Hello, Summer, a picnic basket full of easy-breezy recipes and tips to help you make the most of every minute this season.</i><p>We met Louisa in the spring of 2011. Well, that’s …

Dessert

12 of the best Amazon Alexa skills for kids (and their parents)

Amazon Alexa is quite possibly one of the best things to ever happen to your smart home.<p>The voice assistant is capable of quickly ordering pizza from …

A Leading Couples Therapist On The 5 Things Parents Should Do To Reignite Their Sex Life

<i>The following was syndicated from www.estherperel.com for The Fatherly Forum, a community of parents and influencers with insights about work,</i> …

Steak Diane

This dish was born in upscale American restaurants decades ago but couldn’t be easier to make at home for a perfect, and wonderfully retro, …

20 Healthy Breakfast Ideas to Start Your Day With Energy

01 of 20<p>Avocado toast is in the house! If there were a pageant for most popular healthy breakfast, we have an idea that avocado toast would take the …