How You Can Help A Crying Kid

You might feel as though your child is crying for no reason. Especially if the tears have been brought upon by something completely irrational, like you gave them a spoon instead of a fork. We might not understand the causation of our children’s tears, but there are ways that we can help them to create emotional understanding when they’re crying. First, it’s important to be totally calm when you approach your crying child. You’ll be no good if you’re upset or agitated as well. Second, don’t tell your child to ‘stop crying’. You’re making it seem as though their...

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This Invention Is Important. Period.

There is one thing all women have in common. Our periods. Our monthly gift that leaves us cramping and bleeding for a week straight. In America, as a working class woman you might not necessarily think twice when you’re grabbing pads or tampons at the store. It’s just a part of your monthly purchases. You might not think about all of the women across the world and even women right outside of your door who aren’t able to afford pads and tampons Kristy Chong, founder of ModiBodi, has created “period proof” underwear to help advocate for women’s and environmental...

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Protect Your Skin This Summer

Bella Breakdown Since I was a young child, all I’ve ever wanted was an all over summer tan. Instead, my typically pasty self would burn like a boiling lobster, and then freckle. I was convinced that anytime I did get tan, it was because all of my freckles were connecting. I was completely irresponsible in the sun. I thought it was okay to let myself burn to the point of peeling, simply so I could obtain a fleeting tan. Now just a few years later, I find myself worried about new moles. I even notice wrinkles starting to form...

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Should You Try Intermittent Fasting?

Bella Breakdown You might have heard of intermittent fasting. There are actually a couple ways in which you can practice this relatively new dieting and weight loss trend. Some individuals practice intermittent fasting by eating normally 5 to 6 days a week, and take two days to eat little to no food. Another way you can attempt intermittent fasting is limiting your eating to only 6 or 7 hours out of the day. Say you begin eating at 9 a.m., you’ll stop your eating by 3 p.m. and have nothing for the rest of the day. Intermittent fasting has...

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A Diet As Unique As You

Bella Breakdown The saying, “no two people are the same” is not so much a cliché, as it is a fact of life. Sure people are similar in some ways, but ultimately our mental and physical makeups create major differences in our overall abilities. This is very true when it comes to diet and nutrition. Two people on the same diet plan could very likely have two drastically different results. One person could drop a significant amount of weight, where the other could totally plateau. It’s important to note that our personalities could have a very large effect on...

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