Love & Family

13 Life Lessons All Parents Should Teach Their Kids

13 Life Lessons All Parents Should Teach Their Kids

by the editors of Prevention Forget the Mom guilt—these basic health, nutrition, fitness, and happiness 101s are easy to impart to your family. In fact, you’ve probably ingrained most of them already! But it never hurts to reflect on how well your kids are hearing—and adhering to—these life lessons, and see if it might be […]

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How to Find Hope in the Challenge of Marriage

How to Find Hope in the Challenge of Marriage

by guest blogger Pam Fullerton, psychotherapist and writer I recently read an article in The New York Times by philosopher Alain de Botton that ignited my thoughts on marriage. Among many things, de Botton expresses in the article a belief that “Choosing whom to commit ourselves to is merely a case of identifying which particular variety of […]

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Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

Happy 4th of July! Here’s to a day hopefully filled with good food, good friends, and good music! Wishing you health, healing, and happiness. —Maria Related Posts:Fourth of July PlaylistHappy Independence Day!Fourth of July Craft: Sunprint Fireworks Jars

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Summertime Entertaining Craft: DIY Natural Place Card Holders

Summertime Entertaining Craft: DIY Natural Place Card Holders

by guest blogger Mark Kintzel, designer Summertime is all about being outdoors and outdoor entertaining! When setting your outdoor table, create an amazing and unique tablescape by following these few simple steps. DIY Natural Place Card Holders You’ll need: Rocks (you can use small rocks found in your backyard, by a river, or pick up […]

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What Happens When You Stop Fighting Change

What Happens When You Stop Fighting Change

It’s cliché but true: The only constant is change. Look at nature. It’s never still. Even rocks, given geological time, move. Or look at kids. One minute they are cute babies, the next they are cute but challenging toddlers, and so on. The rule applies to us all: A glance in the mirror reminds us […]

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Can the LGBT Community Do What Has Never Been Done Before?

Can the LGBT Community Do What Has Never Been Done Before?

If all the voices of the parents, family, and friends grieving 27 schoolchildren and teachers couldn’t significantly affect the gun laws in America, what can? In the aftermath of the tragedy in Orlando, I think the voice of the LGBT community might be our best chance to drive the conversation forward to get the job […]

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Tons of Fun Ways to Use a Stainless Ice Cube Tray

Tons of Fun Ways to Use a Stainless Ice Cube Tray

by Shelbi Stoneback, associate director of customer experience at Rodale Many of us nowadays have a freezer that creates ice all on its own, so we don’t give a second thought to why we could use an ice cube tray. But this tray is special—really special. There’s no cheap plastic to break or split after […]

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The Green Father's Day Gift Guide

The Green Father’s Day Gift Guide

by guest blogger Amanda Harding, copywriter at Rodale’s Ties make great gifts, but if you really want to impress dear old dad this Father’s Day, treat him to a present with real meaning behind it. We’ve rounded up our favorite gifts for guys that aren’t just great to receive—they’re also made from eco-friendly, non-toxic materials […]

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