hygiene

Water Doesn’t Go Off, Actually

Water Doesn’t Go Off, Actually

Look, this is news to me, and even though I got roasted by my editors for just learning this, I bet it’s news to some of you too: You can leave a glass of water out for months, and so long as it was properly cleaned, it’s not going to…

How To Trim Your Kid’s Hair At Home

How To Trim Your Kid’s Hair At Home

A couple of months before the pandemic hit, my son–who had always sported a fairly neat haircut–suddenly decided he liked it longer. Well, he either liked it longer or he just really didn’t feel like sitting through a haircut. Regardless, I am now in isolation with a 9-year-old boy who…

Turn Hand-Washing Into A Mindful Experience

Turn Hand-Washing Into A Mindful Experience

Hand-washing. It’s the 20-second chore that, up until the coronavirus came into our lives, many of us treated more like a four- or five-second chore. But now we know better and we’ve got the Happy Birthday song on an endless loop in our heads, which also is … not great….