5 Simple Steps to a Healthy Family Media Diet

You balance their meals, so why not their media? Learn the secrets to a well-balanced media diet. Many parents struggle with exactly how much screen time is OK for their kids. Is a half-hour show OK but a full-length movie “bad”? How much gaming should you allow when your kid also uses…

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What Parents Need to Know About Technology Addiction

A typical teen’s day includes up to nine hours of texting, gaming, watching videos, and posting on multiple social networks — even while doing homework. It’s enough to make you wonder: Should I be worried about technology addiction in my kid? Look around, and it’s easy to see how media…

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20 Cheap Makeup Brands for Beauty Addicts on a Budget

Every Girl Needs To Know As any beauty addict knows, the phrase “cheap makeup” is basically an oxymoron. With low prices usually comes low quality, right? Think again. With hundreds of dollars worth of matte lipstick and eyeshadow palettes on my Sephora wishlist, it can be devastating to be harshly…

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15 Fake Foods You are Probably Eating

Are You Sacrificing Real Ingredients for Convenience? As we race against the clock in our overscheduled, fast-paced world, convenience often trumps common sense. Although we know that processed or fake foods probably aren’t the best choice for our health, we assume they’re a necessary evil—and if the marketing hype is…

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The Only 5 Handbags You Need In Your Life

And nothing more As much as we love new things, we know deep down that when it comes to our closets (and most things, actually), less really is more. If you buy better stuff, you can totally get away with buying less stuff. In the spirit of keeping your edit…

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14 Skin Care Tips and Tricks

You Didn’t Know You Had To Follow I’ll be the first person to admit that proper skin care isn’t the easiest thing in the world. Taking care of your skin on a regular basis takes dedication and a little bit of time. I mean, washing your face every night sounds…

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Starbucks’ Creamy, Icy Drinks

If Spring fever has you craving a cool, refreshing sweet treat — inspiring you to head to your local Starbucks for a creamy drink, like the Caffè Espresso Frappuccino — before downing 380 calories in a few chilly sips, you should consider your choices. These stats will help shave calories…

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Upcycle Ideas for Old Books

If you’re a die-hard bookworm, then you probably cringe at the idea of throwing away old books — even if your bookshelf has reached maximum capacity. Here’s a solution: upcycle them into things you want to keep around the house, like jewelry, furniture, and decor. You’ll still get to keep…

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DIY Natural Beauty Products For Winters

Winter is here, and for many people that means dry, flaky and cracked skin. Many skincare experts advise switching to more moisturizing hair and skincare products during the blustery months to avoid these problems. But before you invest in high-priced lotions and potions, head to your pantry, because there are…

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12 Low Calorie Dessert Recipes

Sure, you’d love some one-on-one time with a bowl of ice cream and a spoon, but that late-night treat can pack on over 250 calories. Whether you’re craving a sweet, creamy dessert, a homemade cookie, or chocolate-anything, here are healthier ways to indulge so you can enjoy your treat without…

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