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Transitioning a Toddler to a Big Kid's Bed

Will you know when it's time to move your little one from a crib to a bed? Pediatrician Justin Morgan helps you spot the signs and walks you …

The New Trailer For "The Little Prince" Is Absolutely Wonderful

And will make you feel 5 years old again in the best way possible.

The Impossibly Wonderful Trailer For Pixar’s “Inside Out” Drops

Pixar’s last few films have been of the fairy tale (<i>Brave</i>) and fantastical creature (<i>Monsters University</i>) variety–but <i>Inside Out</i>, coming June 19, has a regular-human focus.<p>Billed as an “emotion picture,” the movie stars Amy Poehler, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, and others as the emotions inside a …

9 New Ways to Tone Up with Dumbbells

Never do another bicep curl again

How to Teach Your Toddler to Talk

You, your partner and other primary child-givers are going to be teaching your children how to talk. Here are some tips to promote clearer communication and to help you foster increased self-esteem, confidence and understanding through this process.<p><b>Learn sign-language and start by six months of age.</b><p>…

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

Even if you never cook, you'll definitely want to grab a bottle.<p>Contrary to popular belief, vinegar—apple cider vinegar, to be exact—may not help you lose weight. But it <i>can</i> help you step up your beauty routine. This multi-tasking ingredient can be used to prevent acne and make nail polish last …

Finally, 20 Parenting Hacks That Will Make Your Life Much Easier

As a parent you want to give your children a fantastic childhood, one they look back on as an adult with fond memories. The role of parent is an …

Kids

How to Raise a Chill Kid

Young children often don't know how to handle their anger -- but you can help them learn to relax and let it go.<p>Sure, you may have good reasons to get angry (traffic jams, job challenges, dropping your iPhone in the tub), but put yourself in your child's shoes. Her life might be filled with all …

5 Mantras for Mindful Parenting

Yesterday I enjoyed one of the outings mothers dream of: I went to Target by myself.<p>As I sorted through my coupons at the checkout counter, I heard a screaming child. A <i>nasty</i> tantrum. My first thought was that it sounded exactly like the screams from the terrified children being flung down the huge …

3 Day Potty Training

• <b>Author:</b> Lora Jensen<p>3 Day Potty Training gives you a step-by-step approach to toilet training that aims to have your child completely potty trained in as little as 3 days.<p>You will learn how to:<br>+ Work with the child that has ZERO interest or motivation;<br>+ Work with stubborn children;<br>+ Get your child …

Clean Your Kid's Closet

These easy ideas can help you organize your child's wardrobe.<p>Organizing your child's wardrobe doesn't have to be an all-day affair. Follow these simple steps to make over even the messiest closet in no time!

The Secret History Of Britney Spears' Lost Album

Ten years ago, Britney Spears said she was working on an album called Original Doll, but her label denied its existence. The search for Britney’s “lost album,” and the freedom that still eludes her.<p>The KIIS-FM offices in Burbank, Calif., were nearly deserted the day Britney Spears called. It was …

The 5 Rs of Boosting Your Toddler's Vocabulary

The 30 million word gap is getting a lot of media attention these days. It's about time. Earlier this year, the municipality in Providence initiated a program to target the 'word gap' in Rhode Island. The Providence Talks project is modeled after Chicago's Thirty-Million Words Project, and both …

Are These The Best Workout Songs Ever?

And the award goes to…<p>Here at <i>Women's Health</i>, we're forever on the hunt for great songs to help get you through your sweat session. That's why we were more than happy to team up with Gold's Gym and <i>Men's Health</i> last month for the March Music Madness Battle of the Sexes, where participants in the …

30 Things You Might Not Know About Cheers

On September 30, 1982—35 years ago today—television audiences met Sam Malone, the fictional Red Sox pitcher-turned-proprietor of Cheers, the Boston …

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Minnie Driver on Why She Douses Her Head in Coconut Oil

What's the secret to Minnie Driver's envy-enducing locks? When we caught up with the star at an event for Claritin (Driver is the brand's celebrity …

5 Beginner-Friendly CrossFit Workouts

<i>By Amy Schlinger for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>It's nearly impossible to talk about fitness trends without CrossFit entering the conversation. This high-intensity workout program of constantly varying functional movements has swept the nation and doesn't appear to be going anywhere. “The great thing about …

Funfetti Angel Food Cake

Angel food cake is an ethereally light sponge cake. It doesn’t get as much time in the spotlight as towering layer cakes, even though it is a fairly …

30-Minute Workout: Get Total-Body Toned with this No-Equipment Circuit Workout

Get a full-body calorie-blasting burn without any equipment—anytime, anywhere<p>Ready to sweat, fit chicks?! Check out these supersets for a crazy intense all-over toning workout.<p><i>Women's Health</i> Senior Fitness Editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, takes you through these supersets. …

Lemon Loaf Cake

Lemon is such a bright, potent flavor that it will shine in any recipe that you use it in. It’s fun to make lemon desserts like layer cakes and lemon …

Dessert

1-Year-Old Birthday Gift Ideas

Your child's turning 1! Discover the best types of birthday presents to buy your 1-year-old.<p>A child's first birthday always feels like it belongs a little more to the parents than to the child. After all, you've just survived some of the hardest trials of parenthood! Although your baby won't …

Seven Great Children's Books With Same-Sex Parents

These terrific books depict same-sex parents, without making them the stars of the story.<p>Look on any bookseller's website and you'll find a long list of books about children with same-sex parents. Some attempt to explain how children were conceived or adopted, and others reassure children that …

5 Family-Favorite Slow Cooker Recipes

Five of our favorite food writers share their best family-friendly slow-cooker meals.<p>"The shredded beef and crisp slaw taste as if they just came off a food truck. Even my picky eater gobbles these up when I make them for dinner." -- Stephanie O'Dea, author of <i>365 Slow Cooker Suppers</i>.

11 Easy Crock Pot Recipes

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Transcendence: watch the first trailer for sci-fi film starring Johnny Depp

Wally Pfister's debut sees Johnny Depp hungry for all the 1s and 0s he can get his motherboard on after being uploaded into a supercomputer. What do you make of the trailer?<p>• Blog: The top five sci-fi films of 2013 • 2014 preview: sci-fi films to watch over the next 12 months<p>What if you could …

The Steak Breakdown: Your Ultimate Guide To Cuts Of Beef

The greatest thing to go from farm to table -- at least since that time you had a dream about a date with Daisy Duke -- is steak. But where does porterhouse come from? What's the best way to cook a skirt steak? And, most importantly, what beer should you be drinking while enjoying a tri-tip? To …

MPMK Gift Guide: Top Toys for Quality Dramatic Play

I am such a fan of your website and emails! Thanks for working so hard, especially at Christmas shopping time! Grandparents have scored major points …

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8 Scary Social Networking Sites Every Parent Should Know

If you think you're hip to your children's online social habits because you know all about Facebook and Twitter, you've got it all wrong. Tweens and teens are increasingly leaving these sites in favor of new apps that offer richer features and a safe haven from watchful parents.<p>For some parents, …

10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Child About Food

As parents, we all say things to encourage our kids to eat healthier. Yet, in our modern, food-centric environment, even well-intentioned comments can be translated into negatives that hinder eating.<p>So, here are 10 common "food statements" parents often say to kids, how kids are likely to translate …