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Jan 15, 2019 4:30 pm
Listening to ‘Slow Lit’ Grown Up Bedtime Stories at Night Can Lull You to Sleep
Remember listening to bedtime stories as a child? Sure, we might have also tried to use “just one more story” to fight our parents’ attempts to get us to sleep, but even the most persistent...
Jan 12, 2019 4:30 pm
15 Ways to Use a Lint Roller on More Than Just Clothes
When you’re about to head out for an important meeting and find a patch of your pet’s fur clinging to your sleeve, you probably reach right for your lint roller to quickly solve the problem. That’s...
Jan 11, 2019 1:30 pm
How Bright Line Eating Can Help Rewire Your Brain’s Addiction to Food
How many diets have you tried only to either barely shed a few pounds or bounce right back to your original weight after restricting yourself for an allotted amount of time? For most of us, the...
Jan 9, 2019 2:30 pm
How Writing an ‘Intimidation List’ Can Help You Become More Confident
Most of us have been told in our lives that we should confront our fears rather than let them stew. I’m personally terrified of heights to the point that watching Up (yes, the animated Disney...
Jan 9, 2019 11:30 am
Farmers' Almanac Predicts 'Teeth-Chattering' Cold Weather This February
Most of us have enjoyed the mild winter weather that has lingered into January as predicted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) back in October. The Old Farmer's Almanac...
Jan 8, 2019 4:30 pm
7 Amazing Planners That Will Help Keep 2019 Calm and Chaos-Free
Whenever a new year rolls around, many of us start thinking of ways to make it a more efficient and productive one than the year before. Investing in a planner is a great way to keep things on...
Jan 7, 2019 4:30 pm
4 Tips For Sharing a Bed With a Spouse Who Snores
There are few things worse than not getting a good night’s sleep. Dealing with insomnia is one thing, but the issue becomes even more frustrating when you can look over on the other side of the bed...
Jan 6, 2019 4:30 pm
Jennifer Garner’s ‘Pretend Cooking Show’ Comes With Some Seriously Handy Kitchen Tips
As much as we love watching Jennifer Garner on the big screen and most recently on the new HBO comedy Camping, we have to admit that we're most charmed by the actress on her Instagram and Facebook...
Jan 5, 2019 12:30 pm
How to Keep Pests From Getting Cozy in Your Home This Winter, According to Experts
Now that most of the dust has settled from the festivities around Christmas and New Year’s, many of us are packing up our decorations and cleaning up the crumbs from leftover treats. The last thing...
Jan 3, 2019 12:30 pm
Add Avocado to Your Deviled Eggs for a Healthy Twist on the Classic Recipe
Whether you’re planning ahead for big shindigs like an annual Super Bowl party or having the whole family over for Easter, deviled eggs are one of the easiest and yummiest snacks to share with a...
Jan 1, 2019 12:30 pm
Is It Food Poisoning or the Flu? Here’s How to Tell
Everyone looks forward to holiday festivities when winter rolls around, but the cold season also often comes with a much less merry side effect: sick days. By the time we see December, the dreaded...
Jan 1, 2019 9:30 am
How a Few Drops of Castor Oil Can Help Banish Brittle Hair for Good
When you hear the phrase “castor oil,” you probably think of a much different issue than dry scalp and hair. The extract from the castor bean plant is more typically thought of as a treatment for...
Dec 29, 2018 12:30 pm
What Are the Cheapest Days to Fly?
When it comes to airfare, traveling can be expensive. I remember an old coworker once told me that his trick to keeping his vacation from draining his bank account was picking Super Bowl weekend to...
Dec 28, 2018 4:30 pm
This 3-Ingredient Ice Cream Uses Real Snow for a Scrumptious Winter Treat
As any parent or grandparent with kids cooped up inside on snow days can tell you, it’s important to get creative when it comes to passing the time. They can only enjoy playing in the flakes...
Dec 26, 2018 4:48 pm
Triple-Chocolate Heart Cakelets
These super-chocolatey treats taste great and can help safeguard your heart. The polyphenols help dilate blood vessels, cutting the risk of cardiovascular disease by 27 percent.
Dec 24, 2018 12:30 pm
The MIND Diet Can Help Ward Off Alzheimer’s While Shrinking Your Waist
As one of the most common New Year resolutions, there’s a good chance you’re searching for ways to start 2019 by shedding a few pounds. That said, it’s not just your body you should focus on —...
Dec 20, 2018 5:30 pm
This Toy Vacuum That Actually Works Is the Best Gift for Kids and Parents Alike
We write about products we think our readers will like. If you buy them, we get a small share of the revenue from the supplier. As grown ups, chores like cleaning up our homes aren’t really...
Dec 19, 2018 12:30 pm
Listening to Music Can Make You More Productive, But Only If It’s the Right Genre
Most of us have a favorite genre, band, or artist that we love listening to depending on what mood we’re in. For instance, you might tune into some chill folk music when you’re looking to unwind...
Dec 18, 2018 5:30 pm
Is Taking Too Many Naps Bad for Your Health?
Young children often fight off their daily naptime like it’s the worst punishment you could inflict on their tiny lives. Meanwhile, most adults would gladly take the opportunity for some midday...
Dec 17, 2018 6:30 pm
How Vegetable Oil Can Help Make Shoveling Snow Less of a Chore
If you’re in a part of the country that gets blasted with heavy snow every winter, you know exactly how exhausting it can be to shovel all those flakes away. Even when it’s freezing temperatures...