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6 Home Hacks to Make Parenting So Much Easier

From wrangling backpacks and finding lost shoes before the morning school run to the last kiss at bedtime (and just one more drink of water), life …

A psychologist says parents should do these 18 things to raise a more confident child

Confidence is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child.<p>Carl Pickhardt, a psychologist and author of 15 parenting books, says a kid who …

The Velcro Baby: When You Can’t Put Your Baby Down

I wanted to be a mom for as long as I can remember. I always had a doll or two on hand that I took very good care of. But looking back, the care I …

A British headmaster’s back-to-school letter to teachers is also brilliant parenting advice

The internet is awash in advice on how to make the school year ahead better for students and parents.<p>One teacher banned homework, to the delight of kids. An anonymous headmaster wrote a missive to parents, reminding them that they play a critical role in shaping their children’s attitudes toward …

Parenting

Back To Basics: Raising Children In The Digital Age

"This is impossible," Emily, the mother of three boys, exclaimed. "I don't know if I'm supposed to give my kids more technology or less." Emily felt paralyzed because she was caught between digital-age parenting advice and what her heart told her was right. Online articles claimed that children …

Here Are 19 Pancake Recipes That Don't Have Any Gluten

You're gonna flip.

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

Exercise

Roasted Balsamic Chicken with Baby Tomatoes Recipe

Recipe by: KissRiss<p>"I love this recipe. It's great paired with salad and/or brown basmati rice. So Paleo. So delicious!"<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Added to …

Recipes

4 key reasons why it matters to put your spouse before your children

*Editor's Note: Written in response to their highly popular article (read by over 4 million people), 10 ways you are being unfaithful to your spouse …

Parenting

How to Avoid Your Parents' Parenting Mistakes

Remember when your mom scolded you, and right there, in that moment, you promised yourself that you would never do that to your child... and then, you did.<p>That's because in everyone's life, from birth-to-death, there are only two people: mom and dad. And, all of your emotional interactions are …

4 ways the foods you eat are making you look older

Before you reach for that second piece of bread at dinner, consider this: the foods you are eating are showing up in your face as wrinkles, blemishes, bags and more.<p>If you can identify and eliminate your skin-aging triggers, you are also able to heal your gut, stop the process of “digest-aging” and …

Wellness

Parents Inadvertently Feed Toddler's Pain: Nursing Bottle Syndrome

<i>Picture of a 5 year old before and after treatment</i>.<p>As a dentist, if I were to tell you that there was one thing you could do to save your toddler or baby from excruciating pain, chances are you would sit up and listen. And yet, this simple advice flies below the radar for so many parents.<p>Nursing …

Make this Spanish shrimp dish for dinner tonight

For something a little different for dinner tonight, try shrimp poached in a rich sauce flavored with garlic and spice, fresh lemon, coconut milk and a few dashes of hot sauce. It's a memorable dish from España Restaurant on Amelia Island in Florida.<p>Don't forget to serve the shrimp with plenty of …

Recipes

This Easy And Delicious One-Pot Chicken Recipe Will Easily Get Devoured In No Time

And super flavorful!<p>* 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs<p>* Salt and Pepper to taste<p>* 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter<p>* 4 cloves garlic, sliced<p>* 1 cup chicken broth<p>* 1/2 cup heavy cream<p>* 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes<p>* 1 tsp dried oregano<p>* 1 tsp dried thyme<p>* 1/4 cup fresh basil, sliced<p>Instructions:<p>1. Season …

Thai Green Chicken Curry | Chicken Recipes

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>750 g skinless free-range chicken thighs<br>• groundnut oil<br>• 400 g mixed oriental mushrooms<br>• 1 x 400g tin of light coconut milk<br>• 1 …

Spices

Effective Yoga Stretches For Sciatic Nerve Pain Relief

Yoga

The 13 worst money habits of 20-somethings — and how to fix them

Saving for retirement or financial goals may be the last thing on your mind as a 20-something — but when it comes to managing money, your 20s are a critical decade.<p>Time is on your side when you're young, and a head start in saving and investing could set you up for a wealthy future.<p>To get on the …

Personal Finance

6 recipes for great roast chicken

You can never have too many easy dinner recipes for chicken. It's a versatile bird that lends itself to so many flavorings. One of the most simple preparations you can have in your recipe arsenal is a recipe for roast chicken. Truss the bird up (or cut the backbone out and lay it flat), add your …

Cooking

Staying Strong as a Couple While Parenting Little Ones

When couples share their exciting news about having a baby, part of me cheers for them, and part of me sends them a quiet wish. This wish is to hang in there, because life after a baby is incredibly different than before.<p>I see articles about how to increase your connection when babies arrive, or …

6 Skin-Care Products Every Woman Should Be Using Before She Turns 30

What is it about turning 30? To some teens and 20-somethings, it’s an event to be feared. To more reasonable women, it still serves as a turning point, one that often brings with it a newfound devotion to skin care. Yes, there’s the obsessive poring over stray spots and microscopic lines you’ve …

Skin Care

Why We Make Our Kids Share a Room

We may seem crazy for living in such close quarters, but my family is all the better for it.<p>Our friends can't understand it. My husband and I have chosen to share just over 1,100 square feet with three roommates who don't pay rent, peee pretty much everywhere, and make excessive noise at all hours. …

5 Myths About Crock-Pot Cooking

Do you need to brown meat ahead of time? And is it just for soups and stews? A pro explains.<p>BEFORE YOU GO<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>5 Things You Won't Believe You Can Make With a Slow Cooker

10 secrets to happy parenting

Between sleepless nights, toddler meltdowns and kids pushing your buttons, parenting is no walk in the park. In fact, a study published in the journal Demography found that in the first year after birth, parents were less happy and the effect was worse than divorce, unemployment and even the death …

Happiness

Five alternative careers for teachers

From working in a museum to corporate training, if you decide to leave teaching your skills stand you in good stead for securing a variety of other jobs<p>Teaching can be an enormously rewarding and attractive career, but it’s not for everyone. A growing number of teachers are choosing to walk away …

Stew Science: How to Choose the Best Cuts for Beef Stew

I pity the fool who brings fists to a knife fight, knives to a gunfight, and guns to nuclear Armageddon. Similarly, I'll never understand the person who brings lean beef to the stew pot. And that's where the question arises: What <i>is</i> the best cut of beef for beef stew?<p>Let's take a step back so I can …

How to Season Your Cast-Iron Pan for Real

Food sticking to your skillet? We thought so. Here's how to season cast-iron right, once and for all.<p>No piece of kitchen equipment incites such feelings of fear and anxiety (but also love and obsession) as the cast-iron pan. If you haven't mastered the art of cooking with—and cleaning—it, you …

Recipes

Here's the science behind 'The Hold,' which claims to instantly calm a crying baby

In a video that's now been watched more than six million times, Dr. Robert Hamilton, a pediatrician, demonstrates something he calls "The Hold," which he says he uses in his practice to quickly calm crying infants.<p>The technique appears to be quite simple: He folds the baby's arms against her chest …

Pregnancy

How to eat red meat without killing yourself

Vegans, rejoice: Not only is today National Vegan Day, but researchers have found that carnivores (well, at least those of us eating red meat) may be …

Sunday Supper Recipes | Slideshow | Leite's Culinaria

Proof that you don't require buttermilk or an insufferably long overnight brine to make insanely tender, crazily crisp, gosh darn perfect fried …

Cooking

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

Cooking