Women’s March in Pittsburgh, Pa
Women’s March in Pittsburgh, Pa

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Kitchen Basics: How To De-bone A Chicken

You’ve probably watched at least one celebrity chef on television and thought, “Hey, I can do that!” Well, until the TV network comes knocking, you can always use your own kitchen as a stage to create unforgettable meals. Whether you are new at cooking or an old pro, you can always use some cooking tips. Here are a few to get you started.MORE

I Grew up in the 80’s

I grew up in the 80’s in what I had previously believed to be the dawn of an unprecedented phenomenon called Saturday morning cartoons. Wikipedia quickly disabused me of that notion, as it started in the 60’s. But who among us has not been susceptible to co-opting an idyllic time in our lives and re-writing history at large to retroactively support our bias? Look no further than Trump supporters.

One of my favorite Saturday morning cartoons was Alvin and the Chipmunks, which kids nowadays are still familiar with thanks to the recent CGI movies. I liked the show because as a kid I pretty much liked any show on Saturday morning, but also because it featured a sibling trio much like the one to which I belonged. It would not be a long shot to believe that the character of Alvin, the lead mischievous troublemaker, was based off my oldest brother. Simon, the middle child, was the smart, rational one which was the middle child in our trio. And last but not least the youngest, Theodore, was pudgy and sweet. That was me to a tee.MORE


Benefits of Exercising During Pregnancy

Exercising is not only good for your body, but it is also important for your overall wellbeing. Exercising while pregnant can unleash a wealth of benefits for you and the baby. For the sake of your child’s health and yours too, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that pregnant women exercise for at least 20-30 minutes at moderate intensity every day, unless your doctor says otherwise.

Here are the top 15 benefits of exercising during pregnancy.

  1. Give your body an energy boost

When you are pregnant, you often feel lethargic and exhausted throughout the day. However, exercising during pregnancy can help you feel stronger by improving your cardiovascular system which will keep you energetic throughout the day. You can do yoga or Pilates if you are not a treadmill person. There are plenty of safe exercise routines for pregnant women these days.MORE




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