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Weight Loss Journey: After Years of Fad Diets, She Found Her Calling and Changed Her Life

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Easy and Hearty Comfort Food Family Dinners

From hearty chili to a new take on vegetarian lasagna, your family will request these meals again and again.

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This Is the Best Time to Register Your Teens for Summer Camp

Summer officially stars in June, but now is the time to get your kids' summer camp plans on the books.

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Creamy Pasta Dishes Everyone Will Love

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Easy Fried Rice Recipes

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This Is the Perfect Comeback When Your Teens Freak Out When You Ask for Tech Help

There will likely still be some eye rolling involved, but oh how quickly they forget.

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How one mom is coping through the realization that her oldest of three teens will be on his own soon.

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Weight Loss Journey: How She Stopped a Lifetime of Yo-Yo Dieting and Lost Nearly 200 Pounds

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The Coolest Teen Birthday Party Themes of 2019

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