Advice

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

How to Teach a Cat a Handshake
How to Teach a Cat a Handshake

You might think it's as easy as getting a dog to use a litter box, but you really need only… >>

5 Steps to Becoming a Public Speaking Pro
5 Steps to Becoming a Public Speaking Pro

Learn how to speak confidently in front of others. >>

5 Ways to Beat Back-to-School Stress
5 Ways to Beat Back-to-School Stress

Limit your child's stress level when they return to school with these simple stress management tips. >>

How to Have Beautiful Handwriting
How to Have Beautiful Handwriting

There are times when a text message just won't do... but how can you send a handwritten note if you… >>

Choosing the Right Backpack for Your Child
Choosing the Right Backpack for Your Child

Spare your kids the aches and pains associated with heavy backpacks and do your homework about… >>

Tips for Job Seekers in a Down Economy
Tips for Job Seekers in a Down Economy

While no new jobs were added in August, roughly four million jobs turn over every month. Here's… >>

10 Tips for Safe Road Trips With Your Pet
10 Tips for Safe Road Trips With Your Pet

Learn how to properly care for your pet while you're on the road. >>

Is it Rude to Make Phone Calls?
Is it Rude to Make Phone Calls?

In the age of the text message and social media, phone calls have finally become an invasion of… >>

5 Glittery Halloween Crafts for Kids
5 Glittery Halloween Crafts for Kids

Entertain your kids with these easy and glittery Halloween crafts. >>

TTYL: Talk to You Louder
TTYL: Talk to You Louder

Senior citizens have taken to texting with gusto. They even have their own vocabulary. Check out… >>

Write More Effective Lists
Write More Effective Lists

If you love lists and want to write them more effectively, take note of these tips. >>

Safe and Sound: The Smart Way to Use a Safe Deposit Box
Safe and Sound: The Smart Way to Use a Safe Deposit Box

Recent natural disasters have escalated residential safe sales, but are some papers safer at a… >>

Skunk Halloween Costume
Skunk Halloween Costume

A six-foot marabou feather boa (craft stores carry them) creates this skunk’s stripes, while its… >>

Firefighter Halloween Costume
Firefighter Halloween Costume

Firefighters in recent years have become universal heroes, so many youngsters—boys and… >>

Dinosaur Halloween Costume
Dinosaur Halloween Costume

The lure of dinosaurs never fades. This cheerful Halloween version can be put together quickly with… >>

Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty

Here is a patriotic costume that should make any trick-or-treater proud—and look very pretty as… >>

Vampire Halloween Costume
Vampire Halloween Costume

From the always popular spooky story, Dracula has made the specter of a bloodsucking vampire as… >>

Princess Halloween Costume
Princess Halloween Costume

Your daughter can be turned into a dazzling princess with a little netting and the trimmings of her… >>

Pretty Pink Pig Halloween Costume
Pretty Pink Pig Halloween Costume

A sweet and snuggly pink pig starts with a pink sleeper and a bare pink headband. All you have to… >>

Lion Halloween Costume
Lion Halloween Costume

This furry lion costume feels soft and snuggly because it uses a thin, very soft type of fleece… >>