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 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… >>

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Stuck on a Desert Island with the Best Books Ever

Our staffers played the "desert island" game and came up with our single-favorite great books that… >>

Ye Olde Urban Legend: The Meaning of Common Omens
Ye Olde Urban Legend: The Meaning of Common Omens

Before modern science, these premonitions didn't leave much room for second-guessing; however, some… >>

How to Trick Your Mind Into Spending Less
How to Trick Your Mind Into Spending Less

The mind works in mysterious (and expensive) ways, but you can outsmart it with these money saving… >>

15 Signs of Puppy (and Kitty) Love for Valentine's Day
15 Signs of Puppy (and Kitty) Love for Valentine’s Day

Give your pet a treat and hug this February 14th too! And check out these super-cute cats and dogs… >>

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13 Things Marriage Counselors Know About Your Relationship

Counselors across the country weigh in on what they are really thinking during couples therapy. >>

13 Things Deals Sites Won't Tell You
13 Things Deals Sites Won’t Tell You

Attention shoppers: You'll get the best bargains on daily deals sites like Groupon, Living Social… >>

Design Your Own Wedding Ring
Design Your Own Wedding Ring

Designing a custom wedding ring is a great way to express your personal style, and to ensure that… >>

13+ Things A Funeral Director Won't Tell You
13+ Things A Funeral Director Won’t Tell You

Read the money-saving secrets funeral directors from across the country aren't taking to the grave… >>

13+ Things Your Salesclerk Won't Tell You
13+ Things Your Salesclerk Won’t Tell You

Salesclerks give us the scoop on what really goes on at retail stores. >>