Advice

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

They're Real: The Snow Monsters of Mount Zao
They’re Real: The Snow Monsters of Mount Zao

There's nothing better than receiving a bit of worldly inspiration while seated at your office… >>

Three Treats for Book Lovers
Three Treats for Book Lovers

Are you a book junkie? Are you missing a healthy books section in your local newspaper, or craving… >>

how electronics keep you awake at night
Trouble Sleeping? Turn Off Your Gadgets!

If you're a social media junkie like me, that hour before bed signals quality time with a… >>

3 Great Cyber Monday Deals...That Last All Year
3 Great Cyber Monday Deals…That Last All Year

Even though it's a gorgeous day here in New York City, I, like millions of Americans, am excited to… >>

thanksgiving table conversation
‘You’re Wrong, Uncle Bob!’: When Politics and Thanksgiving Collide

As the red wine starts flowing this Thanksgiving, inevitably so will the politics chatter… >>

VIDEO: Inexpensive Beauty Tricks Only Stylists Know
VIDEO: Inexpensive Beauty Tricks Only Stylists Know

Save a little money on your beauty regimen with these inexpensive secrets from the pros. >>

VIDEO: Bathroom Makeovers on a Budget
VIDEO: Bathroom Makeovers on a Budget

Make a big impact in your bathroom with a tiny investment of time, money, and effort. >>

VIDEO: Clean & Stress-Free Tailgating Tips
VIDEO: Clean & Stress-Free Tailgating Tips

The tips and tricks will make you the most valuable player on the team! >>

VIDEO: How to Organize the Messiest Spots in Your House
VIDEO: How to Organize the Messiest Spots in Your House

These creative storage tips will help cut down on clutter. >>

Holiday Spirit: Top Tips For Charitable Giving
Holiday Spirit: Top Tips For Charitable Giving

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, stories of giving are already making headlines, and those… >>

Buying an iPad Mini? Read This First
Buying an iPad Mini? Read This First

Before you ask: No, I wasn't among the mass of people who, despite a city hobbled by Hurricane… >>

GoEnnounce: Social Networking and Fundraising for Students
GoEnnounce: Social Networking and Fundraising for Students

From textbooks to devices to extracurricular activities, school is expensive. We can all recall… >>

America's Most Misunderstood Dog
America’s Most Misunderstood Dog

For all that I'm a dog person, I have to admit that I've been less than enthusiastic about pit… >>

Avoid Disaster, Spot 'Sandy' Scammers
Avoid Disaster, Spot ‘Sandy’ Scammers

When a disaster hits, people spring into action. As with Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans… >>

4 Reasons to See Spielberg's 'Lincoln'
4 Reasons to See Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’

Coming to some theaters this Friday and spreading to others on November 16, Steven Spielberg's new… >>

New App: Never Circle For A Parking Spot Again
New App: Never Circle For A Parking Spot Again

Growing up in Brooklyn, I've been lucky enough to avoid driving around looking for a place to… >>

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Going on a Road Trip? Remember to Pack These!

Driving to Grandma's house for the holidays? Here's everything you'll need to keep a carload of… >>

Are Grandparents Clueless About Kid Safety Rules?
Are Grandparents Clueless About Kid Safety Rules?

First, a shoutout to my two-year-old’s four grandparents, who spend hours a week helping watch… >>

Whip-Smart Career Advice from a <i>Cosmo</i> Editor
Whip-Smart Career Advice from a Cosmo Editor

Years ago, I worked for Kate White, who soon went on to her long, successful run as editor-in-chief… >>

This Holiday, Give a Heifer and Change a Life
This Holiday, Give a Heifer and Change a Life

Here's a whole new twist on gift-giving and charitable donations. Instead of buying sweaters or… >>