Yelled at your kids? Here’s why you should let go of that shame.
The calmer and less reactive we are, the more effective our parenting responses become. In the worthy pursuit of yelling less, however, it may help us reach that goal if we feel less guilt when we inevitably yell.washingtonpost.com
Gene Weingarten: Don’t just fix the problem. Kluge it.
MacGyver’s got nothing on this artful kluger.washingtonpost.com
8 tips about Asian cooking from Martin Yan, Grace Young and other experts
Martin Yan, Grace Young and other experts join The Post's weekly food chat to answer reader questions about cooking Asian food at home.washingtonpost.com
Large events can be cesspools of germs. Here’s why we ache for them, anyway.
Attending a concert, sporting event or festival can promote feelings of connection and strengthen identity.washingtonpost.com
Former circus elephants just arrived at a new sanctuary. They are swimming and grazing on fruit buffets.
Sanctuary employees say they were emotional watching the elephants start to explore the lush acreage. “There was more than one wet eye that day.”washingtonpost.com
CDC advisers meet to recommend coronavirus vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds
Pharmacies and large vaccination clinics that have the Pfizer vaccine are likely to be among the first places where adolescents can get the shots.washingtonpost.com
This luscious challah relies on egg yolks, honey and fruit juice for tenderness and flavor
The secret to this luscious challah is to make flavor a factor when choosing each ingredient.washingtonpost.com
We’re struggling to get our kids to the dinner table. What do we do?
Is it time to rethink the family dinnertime routine?washingtonpost.com
Are ‘covid nails’ a sign you had the virus? Experts weigh in.
‘Covid nails,’ commonly seen as horizontal grooves called Beau’s lines, are being reported by some people who had confirmed infections.washingtonpost.com
Reality Winner was the FBI’s ‘head on a pike’ for Trump. It’s time to set her free.
A new documentary shows how a young woman who tried to get alarming information to the public was caught up in forces beyond her control.washingtonpost.com
These native woodland plants deserve a spot in any garden
Instead of relying on azaleas, bulbs and other standards, gardeners would do well to include native plants such as bluebells, phlox, bellwort and more.washingtonpost.com
A young person wrote a poem about pandemic despair. Here’s why it gave me hope.
I have watched many people — adults and children alike — succumb to pressures of the pandemic. I was wrong about one girl.washingtonpost.com
The new CNN is more opinionated and emotional. Can it still be ‘the most trusted name in news’?
Under network president Jeff Zucker, CNN’s once studiously neutral team now call out politicians, share their feelings and occasionally cry on air. It doesn’t seem to hurt ratings.washingtonpost.com
Hints From Heloise: Keep the mess to a minimum when stirring peanut butter
It’s all about how you store natural peanut butter.washingtonpost.com
Miss Manners: Cleaning up after adult son and his girlfriend
Mom would like them to make the bed but wonders if she’s being old-fashioned.washingtonpost.com
Carolyn Hax: Bride’s parent thinks it isn’t appropriate to request cash wedding gifts
The letter writer’s daughter wants to request cash as a wedding gift to repair her new fixer-upper home. Her parent is appalled.washingtonpost.com
Ask Amy: Retired couple wants to help ‘grandchild’ without offending his parents
Longtime friendship with boy and his parents leads to idea of help funding college.washingtonpost.com