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For working moms, it’s all the rage: ‘Split shift’ parenting, the act of dipping out of work by 4 p.m. in order to have a bit more time with the kids before bed. The caveat? You log back online after the kids are asleep in order to tie up loose ends or finish up that PowerPoint presentation that’s due in the morning. Director of Special Projects, @rkbnyc has fully embraced the technique over the past two years, and has found some helpful tips for getting it all done. Read her pointers in our bio link.
#BlackFriday is just over a week away, but that doesn't mean you can't get a headstart on savings right this second. In fact, a few trending products—from kitchen gadgets to bluetooth speakers—are already on sale. Skip the lines and head to our bio link to shop.
Consider us converts when it comes to the life changing magic of tidying up. But can organizing guru @mariekondo transform the younger set? Here, just in time for the release of her brand-new picture book, "Kiki and Jax," she puts the lessons to the test.
Good Morning, Upper East Siders. ICYMI, @kristenanniebell wore three statement-making coats IN ONE DAY and we're suddenly so ready for her Gossip Girl return.
While we have trouble getting to the gym once a day, others are a little more intense in their athletic pursuits. But is working out twice a day safe? Or should we all be doing double-time at the gym? Editor @sarahstiefv checked in with fitness pros for their take on the two-a-day phenomenon.
After a long day filled with diapers, spit-up and tears, mama deserves a little downtime. While some moms choose to unwind with a glass of wine, a yoga class or their favorite TV show, others turn to something slightly more medicinal in nature. And for others still, it’s not necessarily about finding a way to relax but instead enjoying the occasional joint to help cope with anxiety, depression or sleep problems. With more states legalizing marijuana every year, it’s easy to assume that using the drug is perfectly safe. But are the rules different for nursing moms? Senior Editor @adeller asks the experts in our bio link.
Parenting is a balancing act. Here's how @sarahmgellar makes it work.
Split ends: Everyone has had them at some point or another. And though there’s only one way to actually get rid of tattered strands (get a haircut), there are a number of things you can do to make them less noticeable and prevent them from happening in the future. Read all the expert tips, from how to detangle to deep-conditioning, in our bio link.
Until pants are as easy, comfortable and sleek as classic black leggings, we’re going to wear the workout staple anywhere we please. That said, there is an elevated way to wear your stretchy bottoms. In our bio link, Associate Editor @hepcat_hepworth breaks down the four styles to avoid, plus three to wear in their stead.
"You’ve heard of hygge, yes? Well, Swedes have their own version of comfy-coziness called mysigt. And on Fridays, it’s peak snuggle time (“Fredagsmys”). That’s when families curl up under a blanket, light some candles and watch a film together—all while eating candy. Yep, sounds pretty amazing, doesn’t it?" Senior Editor, adellner shares nine parenting pointers we're borrowing from the Nordic nation. Link in bio.