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How to carry on a family recipe, in your own way

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Kim Hawley and her father Jim Scherman nap on the couch in 1993. It can be helpful to start your interview with a warm-up question, such as sharing a favorite memory from childhood. Photograph by Gee Scherman; Collage by Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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Every family has stories to tell. Here's how to document yours

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The more actively we can accept and embrace our limited time on Earth, posits author Oliver Burkeman, the easier it becomes to spend our time on what matters most to us. Minnie Phan for NPR hide caption

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You can't control time, but you can change your relationship with the clock

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Daylight saving time just ended. These tips can help rebuild your kid's sleep routine

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How to wake up early, even if you're not a morning person

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6 tips to help you pick the right health insurance plan

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Learning a new skill can be hard. Here's how to set yourself up for success

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Your skin care routine doesn't have to be 10 steps. Here's how to get back to basics

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Anxiety from climate change isn't going away. Here's how you can manage it

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You're apologizing all wrong. Here's how to say sorry the right way

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Most of the email in your inbox isn't useful. Instead of managing it, try ignoring it

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Having a birth plan can prepare you for pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum. Bee Harris for NPR hide caption

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Beyond delivery: How a birth plan can prepare you for all four trimesters

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Applying for health insurance doesn't have to be confusing. Here's a handy glossary

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Yes, you can lift weights! Here's how to overcome gym intimidation and start training

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How understanding jealousy could lead to a better relationship

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A basic hand-sewing kit includes thread, hand-sewing needles, a thimble, beeswax, a pair of fabric scissors, an iron and ironing board. Photo illustration by Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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Sewing your own clothes can be empowering. Here's how to get started

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Kitchen Organization Tips For A Small Space, From Smitten Kitchen's Deb Perelman

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