Want to wow your family for the Jewish New Year and following Yom Kippur? This Fig & Pomegranate Brisket is the perfect way to please a crowd and honor tradition.
How’s the back-to-school transition been for your kids and YOU? Getting settled into a new school year after a fun summer can be a bummer for kids. Plus the transition can put a huge burden on parents. Dr. Jennifer Okwerekwu, a Harvard-trained reproductive psychiatrist, shares five suggestions to keep this year on track.
Is it time for a “big-kid cup”? Dr. Breanne Reid, pediatric dentist at Great Smiles Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics in Solana Beach and Carlsbad, discusses why the bottle-to-cup transition is an important one for your six to nine-month-old. Dr. Brea also offers ways for mom to stress-less around the new adaptations.
Sheet pan dinners are perfect for busy weeknights and over-scheduled weekends. We love this salmon and potato version from Joanna Keohane of The Family Food Kitchen, but you can also swap the salmon for chicken or tofu, and use whatever veggies you’d like. Says Joanna: “You can’t beat a sheet pan dinner! The prep is minimal and you can use all those seasonal veggies you’ve been meaning to cook with! Plus [there’s] just one pan to wash.”
Football season is here, and that means Game Day eats. Sundays are busy for a lot of families, so simple recipes are key. This 4-Ingredient Sour Cream Chive Dip from Joanna Keohane of The Family Food Kitchen is not only quick and easy, the flavor gets better with time, so can (and should) be made at least one hour ahead of time.
Curtis Sittenfeld’s 2005 debut novel Prep was a runaway NYTimes bestseller, and since then, she’s published six other novels, all critically acclaimed. Her new book, Romantic Comedy, a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick, was called “hilarious and heartwarming” by Elle, and draws influence from Saturday Night Live.
Bob Odenkirk is best known for his memorable acting roles, as Saul Goodman on Breaking Bad and the title role in the spin-off, Better Call Saul. His He teamed up with his daughter, Erin, to write and illustrate his latest project, a children’s book called ZILOT & OTHER IMPORTANT RHYMES.
If there’s one task that makes parents groan about back-to-school, it’s packing lunches. We need quick get-us-out-the-door options that both taste good and are good for our kids’ growing bodies and brains.
With so many options on the shelves, how do we narrow down the best? Our contributor, Registered Dietitian Stefani Sassos, Director of the Good Housekeeping Nutrition Institute, says to look for ingredients you can pronounce, with no fillers or fake additives.
With so many different sports and activities available throughout a given community, you might be wondering, why martial arts? What are the unique benefits of this type of training that set it apart from other activities? Discover why martial arts is more than simply fighting and competing in this info-packed article from Stephanie Spears, owner and head instructor of Seven Spears Martial Arts in Poway.
Looking a bit…lackluster? It’s no surprise.
By the time back to school rolls around, we moms are running low on self-care. Even if we’ve had a blast soaking in the last rays of summer, our skincare routine is often long gone. The sun, sunscreen, chlorine and saltwater can all lead to tired, dry, congested skin. But there’s a fix… and you can get it at home! We reached out to celebrity esthetician and celebrated “skin whisperer” Nicole Caroline for her tried and true method to revive summer skin.