Even if you normally stick to a pretty consistent workout schedule, this time of year can throw all kinds of wrenches into your training plan. Between gift shopping, party hopping, and bubbly popping, it can be hard to fit in fitness during the holiday season.
The good news? While finding time to exercise during the holidays can be tough, it’s not impossible — and when the holiday stress sets in (and the number of sugar cookies you’ve consumed starts adding up) you’ll be extra glad you crushe...
Is there a struggle between tech time and active time in your house? Trying to balance kids' growing desire for more and more screen time and the need to get kids outside and moving can cause some serious family drama – especially during the winter months.
What can parents do? A lot. Check out our tips for helping your kids cut down their screen time, increase their physical activity and learn skills to better balance the two.
Whether it’s your final rep, lap, or round, there’s nothing better than the feeling you get from pushing through a solid sweat session. But what happens when your post-workout vibe is more ouch than oh yeah?
Sore muscles are common after a tough workout, but when you’re really feeling the burn, you may wonder if you’re dealing with the usual muscle soreness — or if you’ve actually pulled a muscle. Here’s how to tell the difference and how to recover.
Protein. It’s a key building block of our bodies, ensuring we grow strong, stay healthy and have energy. While most doctors and nutritionists recommend getting protein primarily from the foods we eat, there are many reasons you might consider taking a protein supplement.
Wine and chocolate are already a scary good match, but we're getting extra fancy to let you know exactly which red wine varietals will make the perfect pairing for those Halloween chocolate treats you've been sneaking. Plus, if you're throwing a Halloween bash this year, we're highlighting some spooky bottle designs that will look eerily alluring on your Halloween table!
Are you a Toy Story Fan? Maybe your family grew up with Woody and Buzz or are just now discovering them. Either way, kids of all ages adore the new Toy Story Land open at Disney’s Hollywood Studio at Walt Disney World. On a recent summer weekend, my family and I hopped on a flight from Los Angeles to Orlando to experience two firsts for us: a family trip to Florida and our first time exploring Walt Disney World!
Is your skin sending out an S.O.S? Is it ready for a little boost before summer? We’ve been testing out the latest anti-aging products to deal with all your post-spring skin woes.
Problem: Tired, dull skin
Claims: Revives tired, dull skin, protects from age spots, and increases radiance for even the driest winter skin
Our take: I admit — I laughed when I first saw this product. As the box explains, this cream is made with “diamond powder, gold, silk, black truffles, champagne, purifying straw...
My family loves to travel. This summer we spent the entire month of July on the road exploring everywhere from the peaks of Switzerland to France’s most famous city, from the mountains of Steamboat, Colorado to a few nights river rafting the Green River in Utah. While our trips often combine a variety of hotels and camping, on this trip, we tried a new way a stay: renting three different homes around the world from HomeAway. Today I’m highlighting one of our favorite HomeAway stays in Paris’ ...
It’s the middle of winter, which means my legs are rocking a nice bright shade of blinding white. Anyone else? So I’ve been busy testing out self-tanners to share with you. It can be a daunting task! The fear of the orange is real, people.
I’ve had a favorite self-tanner I’ve used for the last few years and was definitely nervous to try out a new brand. But now I’m a convert and want to introduce you to my new favorite self-tanner and three of their formulas. Ladies, meet Bondi Sands.
Just half an hour from Los Angeles, Long Beach is a beachfront gem you’ll want to add to your California itinerary. It offers beautiful beaches and marinas along with a busy dining and shopping scene that perfectly blends big city sophistication with beach town fun.
Tour the Queen Mary, the legendary, permanently docked ocean liner, or relax with a drink in the ship’s Observation Bar—for truly unique accommodations, you can even stay overnight in one of the ship’s staterooms or suites. Visit ...
Take the kids to Los Angeles on your California family vacation, and you’ll likely hear one big request: Hollywood. After all, teens, tweens, and even smaller kids tend to be pretty pop-culture savvy, so this part of L.A. carries a lot of magic. Build your visit based on these family-friendly, don’t-miss Hollywood attractions—some related to TV shows and movie stars, and others offering just-for-fun museums and sweets.
Stroll the Walk of Fame
Kids can find their favorite celebrity’s star alon...
From riding snowmachines to old-fashioned snowman-building, here’s where to find kid-friendly adventures off the slopes
Taking your family to the mountains this winter? Whether your crew is full of avid skiers or contented snowman-makers, the California snow offers a variety of fun ways to spend a winter family vacation, from the resorts such as Heavenly, Squaw Valley, and Alpine Meadows, near Lake Tahoe, down to Big Bear Mountain and Snow Summit in Southern California. “California ski resort...
We've already talked about our love our box wine here on Momtrends, but now there's another new way to transport your vino: in a can. I know what you may be thinking - wine in a can? But there are a number of wonderful benefits to wine in a can plus a growing number of canned wine options. So what do you say - ready to crack open a nice, cold....Chardonnay?
Before we get to our taste-test, there are number of occasions where wine in a can is the perfect solution:
You're a wine-lover, but ever...
Looking to get longer lashes? These days there are a lot more options beyond your mascara choice. Here are four different ways that you can get fuller, longer lashes.
I have three boys who were all blessed with gorgeous, long, dark lashes from my husband's side of the family. Me? Well, I'm relying on these four "cheats" to getting long luscious lashes.
Plump Up With Primer
One of the easiest ways to plump up your lashes is with a lash primer. You apply it just like mascara, adding length and ...