Blend your way to smoothies, soups and sauces with these 8 recipes
Blenders aren't just for smoothies — and these eight recipes, including soups and sauces, prove it.washingtonpost.com
How to clean your refrigerator and keep it that way
Cleaning the refrigerator is easy to neglect. Here's how to make it as efficient and painless as possible.washingtonpost.com
How to build a child’s self-esteem. Hint: It doesn’t involve praise.
Instead of heaping praise to boost self-esteem, help your child develop the skills to complete challenges on their own, and let competence breed confidence.washingtonpost.com
Are striped bass doomed? Some conservationists are worried.
But Chesapeake fishermen oppose a potential 10-year ban on catching “America’s fish” for food.washingtonpost.com
Why you shouldn’t soak a splinter, and other ways first aid has changed
Make sure you know the latest in treating injuries with these do’s and don’ts for six common situations.washingtonpost.com
Do I have to replace all the galvanized pipes in my 1940s house?
If the line is blocked, repiping is probably the best solution.washingtonpost.com
Her child is transgender. So she went back to school and became a lawyer to help fight for trans rights.
Rather than hiring a lawyer, Katie Jenifer decided to become one, at the age of 45.washingtonpost.com
In Official Washington, Chasten Buttigieg is a stranger in a (very) strange land
Pete Buttigieg knows exactly what he’s doing here. His husband, Chasten, is still trying to figure it out.washingtonpost.com
Carolyn Hax: How can he clean if he doesn’t see dirt? A marital mystery.
His worldview is for each of them to clean when the dirt starts to bother them, and, "lucky him — the dirt never bothers him."washingtonpost.com
Ask Amy: Family member’s arrest causes issue of how to show compassion
Reader wants to show concern for the man but is repulsed by the crime he is charged with.washingtonpost.com
Hints From Heloise: Learning to swim is essential for kids
Reader nearly lost her 4-year-old, who jumped in the water on a dare.washingtonpost.com
This Southern tomato sandwich is a messy, 5-ingredient ode to summer’s star
White bread. Mayo. Salt. Pepper. And that just-right ripe tomato.washingtonpost.com
After months in lockdown, we need some new memories. But can you ‘make’ them?
Advertisers and inspirational wooden signs love to talk about “making memories.” Your brain doesn't always cooperate.washingtonpost.com
Carolyn Hax: What’s next for a ‘business relationship’ marriage with kids?
There’s no emotional or physical intimacy in their marriage, but it does include exhaustion, fear, and young kids.washingtonpost.com
Ask Amy: This woman’s place is in the home — alone!
After years of caring for elder relatives, she needs time alone. Husband isn’t going for it.washingtonpost.com