Advice

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

Ask Laskas: Your Turn to Give Advice on Sibling Tension
Ask Laskas: Your Turn to Give Advice on Sibling Tension

Jeanne Marie Laskas writes our magazine's monthly advice column; now you help counsel this woman… >>

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Why Do They Do That? 5 Intriguing Big Business Practices

Why does Walmart have greeters? What's Facebook doing with your photos? Here, bizarre secrets from… >>

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Mitch Albom: A Siri-ous Disconnect

Mitch Albom says we're getting so cozy with our smartphones, we're forgetting to connect with each… >>

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13+ Things Your Mall Santa Won’t Tell You

Mall Santas share their secrets, and impart a few special tips for parents at Christmastime. >>

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Cute Kids’ Halloween Costumes to Make Yourself

You don't have to fork over big bucks for that Halloween costume your child loves. Here's how to… >>

Top 20 Scary Halloween Movies
Top 20 Scary Halloween Movies

Turn off your lights and hold on tight. We've compiled a list of films to give you the shivers this… >>

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5 Secrets to Buying Really Good, Affordable Table Wine

Follow these tips to pick great wines for less. >>

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13 Things You Didn’t Know About Online Travel Sites

Before planning a trip at your go-to travel site, make sure you get the best deals with these… >>

7 Secrets to Stay Connected from the Love Lab
7 Secrets to Stay Connected from the Love Lab

Relationship expert John Gottman, PhD, reveals simple acts that make for the must successful… >>

Ask Laskas: Your Turn to Give Advice on Cell Phone Etiquette
Ask Laskas: Your Turn to Give Advice on Cell Phone Etiquette

Jeanne Marie Laskas writes our magazine's monthly advice column; now you help counsel this woman… >>

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8 Brilliant Ways Babies Are Smarter Than You Think

Chubby, cherubic, and drooly, sure. But babies are much more than lovable lumps, according to… >>

The Best (and Funniest) Relationship Advice Dad Ever Gave Me
The Best (and Funniest) Relationship Advice Dad Ever Gave Me

12 Facebook readers share the best dating advice they received from their dads. >>

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The Newlywed’s Guide to a Happy Marriage

Don’t go from lovey dovey to angry birds: Here’s your guide to a having a long, happy marriage… >>

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“The Parenting Moments I’ll Never Forget”

From baby's first laugh to the joy of high school band concerts, here are some of the simple… >>

Ask Laskas: Motherly Misleadings
Ask Laskas: Motherly Misleadings

Jeanne Marie Laskas hands over the reigns to you: Play advice columnist and help mother is wedged… >>

10 Sexy Beach Vacations of the Rich and Famous
10 Sexy Beach Vacations of the Rich and Famous

Pack your bathing suit, your most potent sunscreen, and little else if you're headed to one of… >>

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13+ Things Your Trick-or-Treater Won’t Tell You

This Halloween, we turned to the experts (kids!) to give us the scoop on how to score the most… >>

How to Eat Well for Less
How to Eat Well for Less

Buy the best when it makes a difference, and fill the rest of your grocery cart with values. >>

13+ Things Your Jeweler Won’t Tell You
13+ Things Your Jeweler Won’t Tell You

Find out the secrets to getting the most out of your fine jewelry purchases. >>

Pack This, Not That: Vacation Rental Houses
Pack This, Not That: Vacation Rental Houses

Whether you’re headed to a beach house or a mountain retreat, here's what you need to pack for a… >>