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20 Things Your Child Needs From You When Things Change

We all know the old adage, "The only thing permanent is change," and it is doubly true for families. Inside that constantly rolling ball of family transitions tumbles around changes in the stages, needs and roles of each family member's life, as well as the dynamics of the family unit as a …

How to Help Your Highly Sensitive Child

Some kids seem to cry over practically everything, but that's not always a bad thing.<p>When my daughter Molly was 3, she cried quite a bit. But nothing prepared me for what I call "the waffle incident." One morning at preschool drop-off, she was still happily chewing a toaster waffle she'd brought …

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 …

10 Looks To Get You In the Spirit of Halloween

The greatest makeup holiday of all is nearly upon us and the Beautylish community is churning out incredible, inspired looks at warp speed. As you …

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

<b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big and I won't get that moment back. Saying goodnight, pulling up the covers and kissing their heads is a gift.<p><b>2. Telling them I love them.</b> Start this when they're young. "I love you" is a powerful three-word phrase that matters.<p><b>3.</b> …

The Secret To Getting Better Results From Your Workout

A few months ago, I wrote an article about discovering the best exercise to complement your personality. And now it’s time to perfect your workout …

Sri Lanka: nirvana for beach lovers

Sri Lanka overwhelms the senses. The air is heavy with the scent of jasmine, the food richly spiced and the landscape one of utter beauty; the radiant green rice paddies, forests of swaying palm trees and mountains puckered in tea plantations are utterly bewitching. But for many people Sri Lanka …

Hair FAQs Answered!

Your stylist gives you one set of instructions to care for your hair, product lines give you a totally different story and your mother swears by her …

Three Moves to Firm and Lift Your Booty! Bosu Routine Part 3

These three moves are great for toning and shaping the booty! My absolute fave! For these, you need two pieces of equipment: a resistance band with …

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My name is Maggie Halvorsen. My clothing line, Maggie Bogart, is named for my great-grandmother, Ida Bogart, who was a clothing designer in her time. Although I never met her, I owe her a big thank you for the creative juices she passed down. I make colorful children’s clothing in whimsical and …

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I’ll admit, I’m not a huge summer-lover. I flourish wearing cozy sweaters, curling up with a cup of tea, and cuddling with my pup when it’s cold out. But seeing as seasons change with no regard to my preferences (how dare they!), I’ve decided to be super-excited about putting summer’s delicious …

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Although the famous quote “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco” is usually mistakenly attributed to Mark Twain, it remains true that San Francisco is often bone-chillingly cold in the summer. I used to fight the weather here in July and August, but I’ve made peace with the …

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Tuna salad was one of the ultimate sandwiches of my childhood — it’s totally nostalgic comfort food for me. Its straightforward satisfaction has carried into adulthood, though now I prefer to use tuna as a blank slate to be filled with a hodgepodge of vibrant ingredients that play off one other and …

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“X” marks the spot on treasure maps, but you won’t have to search far for this trove. Enjoy your own stash of riches by making a candy treasure chest! Crisp wafer candy bars are used to build this entirely edible crate, then it’s filled with all kinds of sweet treasures, like gold chocolate coins, …

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I don’t think that I realized how much I love potato salad until I began brainstorming this recipe. There are so many possibilities where potato salad is concerned, and I wanted to make all of them. A spicy, southwestern-inspired version with peppers and corn; the traditional sweet-tart German …

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Your Guide to Getting a Beach-Ready Body

It's official: Bathing suit season is upon us, and if you haven't been able to hit the gym to tone up as much as you'd like, this can be a terrifying realization. We turned to our friends at Crunch Gyms, who designed a full-body workout plan to get us bea<p>It's official: Bathing suit season is upon …

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The One Pilates Move You Should Do Everyday

Most people think of Pilates as being very serious. Well, to some extent, it is. It does require an extreme concentration to ignite body awareness …

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Best Summer Side Dish Recipes

What would any picnic, barbecue, or al fresco meal be without an endless array of tasty, flavorful side dishes? Read up on the recipes for these these 10 easy, made-for-summer sides, courtesy of Delish<p>What would any picnic, barbecue, or al fresco meal be without an endless array of tasty, flavorful …

10 Delicious Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipes

There's nothing quite like a tall glass of cool lemonade to hit the spot on a super-warm day. Drink up these 10 simple, summer cocktail recipes courtesy of Delish and enjoy the balmy weather R<p>There's nothing quite like a tall glass of cool lemonade to hit the spot on a super-warm day. Why settle …

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40 Fresh Ways to Amp Up Your Ponytail

"Next day hair" has never looked better.<p>Take a cue from these celeb red carpet moments to upgrade your ponytail from a gym staple to an actual "lewk."

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

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Tiny countries that pack a big punch

Size isn't everything. Here are ten of the smallest countries in the world. Some of them are rarely visited, except by travellers collecting visa stamps. Most are islands, often far flung. Their wealth varies, from nearly the highest per capita GDP to nearly the lowest, but all still manage to …