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How to Give Compliments to People Who Won’t Take Them

My husband is the best, but if there’s one thing he’s terrible at, it’s taking a compliment. He’ll try to downplay it, give someone else the credit. If all else fails, he just goes completely silent and blushes. Now, I hate making him uncomfortable,…

March 7, 2017

Clever Ways to Save Energy at Home

When people think of conservation, they usually imagine steps big businesses can make to lower their environmental impact. There are also things you can do at home to produce less waste and increase your savings. Most homeowners know to use Energy Star appliances, seal…

February 14, 2017

What Your Cervix Says About You

It’s Cervical Cancer Awareness month, which means it’s time to get down and dirty with your cervix. You may not believe it, but the health of your cervix can say quite a bit about what’s happening in your body and life. Changes to your…

January 19, 2017

The Best 10 Podcasts by Parents, Not Necessarily about Parenting

This is a guest post from Caitlin Thompson, parent and US Director of Content at Podcasting platform Acast. She has compiled a list of her favorite and funniest podcasts, hosted by awesome people, who also happen to be parents. From podcasts that turn those…

December 1, 2016

Why Using Absolutes in a Fight Is Never a Good Idea

Relationships are hard. Anyone who tells you they aren’t isn’t being honest with themselves. I am far from being an expert, but after almost ten years with my husband, I can tell you that I’ve learned a lot about fighting — fighting fair that…

September 29, 2016

Do You Dare to Go Bare?

I own six pairs of tweezers. That’s not to count the ones that have jumped out of my normal stash sites. They’re in the car, in my purse, in my makeup bag, in my bathroom and bedroom — and sometimes, they’re tucked away in…

September 15, 2016
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10 Tips to Help Prevent Food Waste

There’s a level of disgust that comes with cleaning out the fridge. It’s a reminder of my good intentions to eat well and create meals like Martha Stewart. Surely, I’m not the only one who’s reached into the crisper to find vegetables resembling fuzzy…

September 8, 2016