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No-Bake Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Dough Balls [Vegan]

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Recipes

Planning Maternity or Paternity Leave: A Professional’s Guide

Taking any amount of time off work can be nerve-wracking, even if it’s for a happy event like having or adopting a baby. What’s the best way to get ready for your parental leave? How should you set boundaries? Should you check-in with your team while you’re out? And what do you do if you realize …

The life-changing magic of tidying up: Testing Marie Kondo's method - TODAY.com

I can’t remember when I first heard someone gushing over Marie Kondo’s “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” but all of a sudden, it seemed like everyone I knew — or sat next to on the subway — was reading this mysterious Japanese organization manual.<p>Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset …

Healthy French Toast? OH YEAH

We didn't even skimp on the syrup.<p>Each month, your favorite dishes get a healthy and delectable do-over with tips from Keri Glassman, R.D. What makes this version of your favorite brunch staple such an upgrade? For one, the vanilla: A magic baking weapon, vanilla extract lends deep flavor without a …

Breakfast

11 Breastfeeding Basics To Become A Milk Maven

27 Healthy and Portable High-Protein Snacks

Whether you're fueling up before hitting the gym or taking a midday snack break to avoid the 3 p.m. lull, high-protein snacks are the tastiest way to …

Healthy Eating

Your Guide to Your Lady Parts

Do you really know which parts go where…and do what? Check out this helpful map to your anatomy.<p>Women’s Health <i>and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) teamed up on an exclusive survey that revealed how much women know about their own anatomy. The answer, sadly: Not a</i> …

Women's Health

15 Things to Stop Thinking About So You Can Be Happy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Our level of happiness largely depends on the things that are going around in our heads.<p>Unfortunately, a lot of us tend to dwell on the dark side and …

8 Major Period Problems—Solved

Hellish period? Not anymore!<p>In a recent <i>Women's Health</i> poll, you divulged details of your menstrual miseries—and now we're offering solutions. It's time to take back "that time of the month."<p><b>"I cry at sappy commercials."</b> <i>—Carol-Ann N.</i><p>Drama alert! Some 20 to 30 percent of women are extra sensitive to …

9 Things that Happen To Your Body When You Go Off the Pill

So we spoke to a few experts to find out how going off hormonal birth control can affect your body. Keep in mind, these symptoms may vary from woman to woman, but it's still great intel to keep in mind.<p><b>You May Experience Heavier Periods and Worse Cramps</b><br>A lot of women go on the Pill because it’s …

7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.

Health

Take A Tech Break: 7 Ways To Raise A Reader

These days it is easy to let your children get engrossed in the world of their iPads; there’s educational games, movies and even interactive stories …

Kids

5 Minutes to Tight, Toned Abs

No crunches required!<p>One of the funny things about flat abs is that to get them, you don't necessarily have to do workouts that directly involve your stomach. Rather, it's just as effective—if not more so—to focus on exercises that engage your core as well as <i>other</i> parts of your body, like your …

Workouts

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

5 Secrets That Will Help You Master Conversation Skills

What are the fundamentals of conversation skills?<p>I’ve posted about the fundamentals of networking, and even how introverts can network but many …

Why The Eff Am I Still Sore Two Days After My Workout?

If you’ve ever felt like you were hit by a truck 48 hours after your workout, you’re not alone.<p>You’re supposed to be a little sore after a workout; after all, part of the appeal of exercise is that hurts-so-good feeling after you really beast it out. But what about when you wake up two days after …

Exercise

5 Ways to Eat More Kale

Kale is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. The leafy green is very low in calories (36 calories per cup) and is loaded with vitamins A, C, and K. It's also a good source of fiber and minerals such as manganese, magnesium, potassium, calcium, and iron.Problem is, kale isn't the sexiest veggie …

Nutrition

9 Weird Vagina Issues—Solved!

Because your nether regions can’t exactly tell you what's wrong<p>Let's face it—there's a lot that can go wrong below the belt. From itches and odors to bumps and bleeding, sometimes it seems like you need a manual. So we consulted the experts for nine common vagina problems and how to deal—fast!<p><b>You</b> …

Women's Health

LikeAGirl: How an ad campaign is trying to redefine the phrase

What does it mean to do something "like a girl?" That's the question being asked in a new viral ad campaign that's challenging what the phrase means, …

Parents should read aloud to infants every day, pediatricians say

It's hard to keep up with so many statistics about modern parenting, but here's one that floored me when I heard it a few years ago: By 4, children living in poverty hear 30 million fewer words than children in higher income households, according to researchers.<p>Thirty million!<p>That is horrendous, …

5 Oatmeal Smoothies That Beat Your Standard Breakfast

We dare you to disagree.<p>We know what you're thinking: Oats…in a smoothie?! But it's not as crazy as it may sound. Hear us out: Oatmeal gives smoothies a thicker, more filling consistency, a boost of fiber, and a kick of protein, too. So if you're sick of sugary fruit smoothies, try one of the most …

5 easy steps to live like a World Cup winning fan

You played soccer as a kid, but have no idea who won the UEFA Champions League and don’t know the difference between old Ronaldo and new Ronaldo?<p>Yet, …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

How To Have Your Own Perfect Travel Packing List in 10 Seconds

Packing for trips is generally the unwelcome part of travel. This amazing resource will help you generate a custom packing list in less than 10 …

The 10 Best Apps To Train Your Brain

<i>By Perry Santanachote for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>“Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and …

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<i>Let’s explore the world of special ingredients together! We’ll do the research and make some mistakes in the kitchen so you don’t have to. Today,</i> …

Breakfast

An Insane Workout: 12 Minutes of Non-Stop Sculpting

Twelve minutes—that is all that it takes to kick your metabolism into high gear and build lean, strong (read: sexy!) muscle.<p>This time-efficient …

Daily Hive

The cloud coverage has at last lifted from the city, giving Vancouverites the early opportunity to enjoy everything a relaxing patio season can …