Advice

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

How to Stop Facebook Over-Sharing
How to Stop Facebook Over-Sharing

You do it mindlessly. Check in here, tag your friend in a post there, read this, click on that… >>

How to Bring Paris to Your Picnic
How to Bring Paris to Your Picnic

After reading about Wendy Weston's growing "European Style" picnic business, I decided I had had… >>

How Successful People Approach a New Year
How Successful People Approach a New Year

Want to come out ahead in 2013? According to the Forbes.com article, "Ten Resolutions the Most… >>

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… >>

Gretchen Rubin's Tiny Secret to a Massively Productive Day
Gretchen Rubin’s Tiny Secret to a Massively Productive Day

Just wake up one hour earlier, argues happiness expert Gretchen Rubin in a recent Huffington Post… >>

Great Gift Ideas, from a Great Gift-Giver
Great Gift Ideas, from a Great Gift-Giver

I love giving gifts! And with Christmas less than a week away, I've curated a quick list of little… >>

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… >>

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Four Great Books for Dog Lovers

I'll admit it: Dogs are my weakness. It wasn't always this way. But  I have a boy who needed a… >>

Fat Pets Get Fit: 17 Amazing Makeovers
Fat Pets Get Fit: 17 Amazing Makeovers

Does your furry friend need a diet? Chances are, yes: More than half of dogs and cats are… >>

Facebook Apps That Save Your Social Life
Facebook Apps That Save Your Social Life

If you're reading this blog, odds are you can remember a time before Facebook. Now, however, the… >>

Dogs Get Their Day, and a Font
Dogs Get Their Day, and a Font

Between the nearly $1,000 chinchilla fur coats and the exponential growth of the organic dog food… >>

Do You Judge a Cat by Its Color?
Do You Judge a Cat by Its Color?

A new study published in Anthrozoos, the official journal of the International Society for… >>

Devoted Dads: We Salute You!
Devoted Dads: We Salute You!

Here's to all the great dads out there. Frank McKinney in Delray Beach, Florida, walked his… >>

Dad's Advice: Food with Family
Dad’s Advice: Food with Family

Of the many articles that pay homage to dads of the world, I particularly enjoyed this recent… >>

Colin Powell: The Meeting He'll Always Remember
Colin Powell: The Meeting He’ll Always Remember

In case you missed it, from our July/August issue: Colin Powell reflects on the wisdom he’s… >>

Changing a Bad Lunch Habit, One Bite at a Time
Changing a Bad Lunch Habit, One Bite at a Time

Not-so-fun-fact: 40 billion plastic forks, knives and spoons are thrown in the garbage each… >>

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… >>

Because Who Couldn't Use a Stash of Emergency Compliments?
Because Who Couldn’t Use a Stash of Emergency Compliments?

I wasn't feeling particularly down when my husband sent me this URL, just for an afternoon laugh… >>

Be a Rebel! It's Banned Books Week
Be a Rebel! It’s Banned Books Week

The Grand Central Library window (left) says it best: This week, fight against censorship and enjoy… >>

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… >>