Beef jerky— the ultimate man snack. What other snack can taste so delicious and still be packed with nutrients? And is low in calories? So before you go out and pay for overpriced, over-the-counter jerky … consider making some on your own. Here is a simple breakdown how.
Sometimes people see me with my three boys (ages six, four, and 19 months) and they say, "I don't know how you do it!" and I really want to reply, "Me neither!" Raising three kids has enough challenges of its own, but when they're all boys – well, let's just say it's a special kind of crazy. Don't get me wrong, I love my three boys, but this boy mom stuff is NOT for the faint of heart.
8 Reasons Raising Boys Is Not for the Faint of Heart:
A mom friend with two young boys recently texted me because she was frustrated that she couldn't fit everything that she wanted to do into her schedule. She was hoping I would have some tips. My kids are ages six, four, and 19-months, so we're still in the trenches, so to speak. I've got a long way to go before my kids are raised, but I have learned a thing or two about parenting during these precious, but often stressful "little years." This was my advice to her (and anyone else parenting young children).
10 Parenting Tips for Moms of Young Children:
1. You can't be supermom.
Every mom wants to be supermom and to be able do it all – take care of the kids, work (whether inside or outside the home), exercise, make delicious and healthy meals, and spend quality time with each child every day. The problem is that more often than not, the day-to-day life of raising kids does not go as planned, and we moms fall short of our own expectations.
Kristen Bell Detailed the Way She Used to Fight with Dax Shepard and It'll Make You Feel Totally Normal About Your Relationship
Surprisingly, Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard don't have a perfect marriage. Yes, they fight over recliners in the living room and always say hilariously sweet things about each other, but behind closed doors they are just like every other couple.
During a recent appearance on "Harry," Kristen told Harry Connick Jr. about how the pair actually fight with each other and how they've evolved in their disagreements.
"When we first met, we fell madly in love and I loved the dramatic exit. There's nothing I craved more. The first year you are working out your kinks. I loved it. We'd get in a fight, because we would fight, a lot, and I'd like yell something then slam the bedroom door, then I'd slam the front door, then I'd get in my car and then I'd skid out the driveway and I would sit around the corner in my car and it felt so good and I realized how incredibly toxic it was only after he pointed it out."
The trees are changing colors and the air is getting cooler, which means it's time to break out the boots, sweaters, cardigans and scarves! (Can I get a hallelujah!?)
When it comes to scarf wearing, I usually keep it pretty simple--that was until I saw this video. As it turns out, there are so many ways you can wear a scarf beyond just the traditional drape-over-the-neck style, and I can't wait to try them all!25 Ways to Wear a Scarf That You Never Thought Were Possible:
Kelsea Ballerini might be one of our favorite celebs to follow on Instagram. From her so-cute-you-could-throw-up photos of her and her fiance Morgan Evans to pictures from her bachelorette party, she loves to connect with her fans and share the best parts of her life.
But if you look closely, there are actually a lot of hair and makeup tips we all can (and should) be taking from her.
My hair and I have a love-hate relationship. Sure, now I take care of it and make a conscious effort to keep it strong and healthy, but over the years I've caused it lots of damage from late night box dyeing with friends and overusing heating tools.
There are actually lots of little things you're doing every day that might be causing damage to your hair and keeping it from being able to grow properly. Luckily they're all easily fixable once you're aware. Knowledge is power!5 Common Hair Mistakes You're Probably Making Every Single Day:
At some point, we've all dreamed of having glowing skin or flowing locks like our favorite celebrities. Unfortunately for us mere mortals, the beauty regimens of the stars are typically a little (or a lot) out of our price range. But as it turns out, Nicole Kidman has some practical skincare tips for all of us to hear, and it's advice we can actually handle (and afford).
Every parent wants protect their kids in every way possible, but you also want them to be confident, take risks, and — eventually — learn to navigate the world without you. If you're ready to let go a little, here are 15 "dangerous" things you should let your kids do. Please note, the activities below help teach children of all ages basic motor skills, develop confidence, and get kids acquainted with the use of tools. Outside any educational justification, they're just plain fun.
Common sense and your own parenting sensibility will guide you to what your child is ready for and when and how much supervision, if any, is necessary.
14 Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Kids Do: