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How To Raise Healthy, Happy Kids

When I wrote the title of this blog, I think I might have been overly ambitious. How DO you raise healthy, happy kids? It’s a question I ponder almost every day and one my readers ask me about frequen…

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Are You Willing to Take Advice?

I don't think anybody needs a speech on what is right and what is wrong. Most people don't want to be told how to live their lives either. Through the years, I've continually fought against everyone's…

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How Bad Dieting Advice Can Sabotage Weight Loss

We all know one or two people who claim to have never dieted, but for most of us, that claim simply isn't true. What's worse, most of us have followed some bad diet advice at one time or another. It s…

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5 Ways to Protect Your Child From Bullying

If you know your child is being bullied, start by taking a deep breath. Your first instinct may be to charge in and do something to protect your child. However, your goal should be to help your child …

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9 Signs You’re In A Toxic Relationship

We recently surveyed more than 100 YourTango Experts and discovered that 89% of them felt that half (or more!) of all people are in toxic relationships. So we asked them, "What are the most common, te…

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3 Cliches Not to Ignore

Clichés are annoyingly difficult to escape, not only because they’re (by definition) overused, but also because they achieve what so few of the wordiest among us can: they make their points quickly …

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5 Biggest Regrets Divorced People Have About Their Marriages

Why should we take marriage advice from divorced people? They know better than anybody, that's why. University of Michigan psychologist Dr. Terri Orbuch collected data from 373 couples (46 percent …

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Stuff “Everybody” Has No Business Saying

When you think about what you really desire, chances are that at least a small piece of you worries about what “everybody” will think? In Finding Your Own North Star, Martha Beck challenges you to car…

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10 Life-Saving Tips in 10 Seconds or Less

By the Editors of Women's Health 1. Drink Your Milk. Think you're getting a nutritional boost from your morning cereal? Up to 40 percent of the vitamins in fortified cereals dissolve in the…

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Feng Shui Love Tips

Love is a many-splendored thing, as the song goes, but it can also be elusive and complicated. Now I'm not about to go on an anti-Valentine's rant here, really. I love the various historical accounts …

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Listen to Pharell Williams song "Happy" and it will play through your mind the rest of the day and n…

have you ever thought to eat less?

Baby chick or ducklings should never be given to kids as gifts for holidays, birthdays, etc. They ar…