Advice

We rounded up the best advice from the experts on pets, money, travel, work, parenting, love, and more.

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How to Train a Cat to Do 5 Life-Changing Things

Yes! You can train a cat to come on command, use a toilet, and more—and it's all much easier than… >>

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Partners in Crime

This new Bonnie and Clyde robbed $500,000 from a half-dozen banks, then lived the highlife on the… >>

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10 Fun Lunch Box Notes

Pack a smile along with your child's lunch with these easy, creative note ideas. >>

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5 All-American Family Vacation Ideas

Bet you never thought you'd unearth a T-Rex with grandma: These five travel destinations show new… >>

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Zen Travel Advice: Remember to Get Lost

The best experiences can't be planned. >>

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Hero Pets: A Little Girl’s Lifeline Is Her Dog

For young Alida Knobloch, loyal pooch Mr. Gibbs is a true lifesaver. >>

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The History of Cinco de Mayo

True or False: Cinco de Mayo is the celebration of Mexico's independence. >>

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Photos: Loyal Dogs Guarding Historic Southern Homes

There was a time when every significant life event in the South occurred on the porch. Now, these… >>

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Winter Driving: How to Survive a Car Breakdown

When a winter storm hits and you're on the road, there might be no time to think about survival… >>

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Should Kids Have Cell Phones?

In a rant, Louis CK said smartphones are ruining people’s abilities to experience their own… >>

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Get Crafty: Paper Towel Tie-Dye

This creative, colorful craft project will brighten up a rainy afternoon. >>

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Easter Games for Kids

Keep the Easter fun going and going with these fun ideas for indoor and outdoor games. >>

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5 Smartphone Repairs You Should Never Pay Someone For

Got a wet cell phone? A shattered screen? These smartphone repair techniques should do the trick. >>

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5 Things Your Kids Should Know About Their Online Reputation

Just because your child is web savvy doesn't mean they don't need supervision on the Internet. >>

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Be a Savvy Facebook User

Most people know not to blithely give out personal information to strangers online. But when it… >>

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Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Cyberbullying is a growing problem for today’s teens, but there are things you can do as a parent… >>

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10 Ways to Protect Yourself Online

As more Americans do more things online, Internet identity theft and web scams are a growing—and… >>

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How Much Should You Reveal Online?

Learn how much you should share online and how to protect yourself with privacy settings. >>

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The Best Time to Buy: 43 Cheap Finds Throughout the Year

When's the best time to buy a car, airline tickets, appliances, a TV, furniture, a mattress, a… >>

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13+ Things You Didn’t Know About Cats

Find out why your cat acts the way he does. And if your pooch is still a mystery to you, get the… >>