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Oct 20, 2018 8:30 am
How to Reheat Quiche to Keep the Eggs Fluffy and the Crust Flaky
When it comes time to cook up a quick and delicious Sunday brunch, do you know how to reheat quiche? Fresh, out-of-the-oven quiche is undoubtedly a family favorite. Even kids love the combination...
Oct 18, 2018 1:30 pm
Get Your Little Ones Involved in the Kitchen With This Kid-Friendly Healthy Chicken Nuggets Recipe
As a nutritionist, fitness master, and mom-of-four, Sophie Guidolin cares deeply about inspiring parents and kids to make delicious and healthy food choices. Following the success of her first...
Oct 17, 2018 7:31 pm
How to Reheat Prime Rib so It Stays Tender and Juicy
The art of knowing how to reheat prime rib takes a bit of time and patience to get right. But once you master the method that works best, you will be able to reheat prime rib without drying it out...
Oct 15, 2018 7:30 pm
5 Lessons My Stepkids Have Taught Me About Unconditional Love
I’ve done some nerve-wracking things in my life. But meeting my future stepchildren for the first time had my stomach in knots I’d never experienced before. Knocking on the door of my boyfriend’s...
Oct 1, 2018 4:30 pm
How to Reheat Mac and Cheese and Maintain Its Melty, Creamy Perfection
Every parent needs to know how to reheat mac and cheese, right? In fact, it’s probably a good idea that everyone knows how to reheat this comfort food dish. But with so many different twists on...
Oct 1, 2018 12:30 pm
How an Anti-Inflammation Diet Could Help Lower Your Risk of Depression
If you spend time searching online for health and diet tips, you’ve probably come across the anti-inflammatory diet. Based on the simple idea that the foods you eat can decrease inflammation in the...
Oct 1, 2018 11:30 am
Does Drinking Apple Cider Vinegar and Baking Soda Really Help With Weight Loss?
An apple cider vinegar and baking soda mixture might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you’re trying to lose weight or improve the condition of your hair or skin, but many people swear...
Sep 30, 2018 3:38 pm
12 Things to Do With All Those Leftover Apples From Your Apple-Picking Trip
It’s apple season! Whether you have your own tree, go apple picking every year, or just get great deals at the grocery store, there are so many great ways to use apples. And yes, it goes way beyond...
Sep 29, 2018 4:30 pm
How to Reheat Pulled Pork Without Drying It Out
Pulling off a leftover pork sandwich meal for your family is no easy feat, which is why it’s a good idea to learn how to reheat pulled pork. Any meat-lover will tell you that when you reheat pulled...
Sep 28, 2018 11:36 am
Following the Mediterranean Diet Could Lower Your Risk of Depression, Study Suggests
It seems as though the Mediterranean diet makes headlines every other week. There’s a reason why this eating plan is touted as one of the world’s most popular meal plans, as researchers around the...
Sep 27, 2018 5:04 pm
How to Reheat Burgers so They Taste Like They Just Came Off the Grill
Summer might be winding down, but that doesn’t mean you should forget all your knowledge of how to reheat a burger. If this family favorite tops your list of weeknight meals — or if burger joints...
Sep 26, 2018 7:30 pm
8 Myths About Pregnancy After 40
Halle Berry did it. Eva Mendes did it. Gwen Stefani did it. I’m doing it, and millions of other women all over the world are doing it, too. We’re talking about having a baby in your 40s — a...
Sep 25, 2018 7:30 pm
How to Reheat Lasagna So It’s Even Better the Second Time Around
If you’re planning on serving leftover lasagna that tastes like it just came out of the oven, then you need to know how to reheat lasagna. While you may think it’s as easy as cutting off a square,...
Sep 25, 2018 1:57 pm
I Hated Being President of the PTA — Here Are 5 Truths I Learned After I Quit
I am not PTA material. I never was, and my recent experience with the group has validated that I never will be. Recently, there was a temporary lapse in judgement on my part when I fooled myself...
Sep 24, 2018 9:30 pm
7 Things to Remember When Talking to Your Kids About Sexting
Sexting among teens is a lot more common than any of us would like to believe. A recent study published in JAMA Pediatrics tells us that one in seven teens report that they are sending sexts, and...
Sep 23, 2018 4:30 pm
5 Signs You Might Be a 'Lawnmower Parent' — And What You Can Do to Fix It
When our daughter was a baby, my husband and I practiced “attachment parenting,” which means that we wore her in a Baby Bjorn, she fell asleep in our arms and in our bed, and I nursed her whenever...
Sep 21, 2018 5:52 pm
Why My Friends With Low Expectations Are the Ones I'll Keep Around Forever
Today was the kind of day where being a single mom felt a lot like (I imagine) being trapped inside a tornado while your responsibilities swirl around you and you just can’t keep up. Being a single...
Sep 20, 2018 7:30 pm
How to Reheat Mashed Potatoes so Nobody Can Tell They're Leftovers
Serving up a bowl of hot and fluffy goodness is a perfect way to round out any meal you're cooking, as long as you know how to reheat mashed potatoes. And whether you serve them with a slab of...
Sep 18, 2018 1:34 pm
My Husband and I Defied the Divorce Statistic — And Our Relationship Has Never Been Stronger
Eighteen years into my marriage, I am not the wife I’d thought I’d be, and my marriage isn’t the fairy tale I’d envisioned. I can’t speak for my husband (although I often try), but my guess is that...
Sep 17, 2018 9:28 pm
9 Unmistakable Signs That You're a Divorced Mom
As a mom who has been divorced for six years, I have good and bad news. The good: Being a divorced mom isn’t all that bad. The early-stage stressors — court hearings, lawyer fees, breaking the news...