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Halloween Face Painting Designs: 8 Easy Ideas

Whether you buy safe, washable face paint or use what's in your makeup bag, in minutes you can add… >>

My Daughter’s Piano Recital and the Little, Lovely Life Lesson It Taught Me

One father learns you don't always have to say the words "I love you" to get the point across. >>

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The Awesome Power of 4 Tiny Family Traditions

No room in your family’s hectic schedule for “quality time”? These mini rituals make it… >>

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13 Things Your Mother-in-Law Won’t Tell You

Build a better relationship with his mother by remembering these things she'd like to say but won't… >>

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Maintain a Healthy Relationship With Your Parents

As you both grow older, the bond between parent and child must evolve as well. >>

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Secrets of Straight-A Students

Education experts and students reveal the secrets of maintaining high grades. >>

What Happened When Uncle Stevie Babysat the Kids

A babysitting bachelor lays out his cookie-baking battle plan. But his nephew, niece—and… >>

What Do All Babies Need, Yet Aren’t Getting Equally?

To break the cycle of poverty, young children need something that’s as free and abundant as air… >>

13 Things Homeschoolers Wish They Could Tell You

We asked parents why they chose to homeschool their kids, what it's like to be the teacher, and… >>

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What Does Your Town Need Most?

Find out how you can help secure financial and promotional support for your hometown! >>

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We Hear You America

Musician Bret Michaels and Reader's Digest's Editor-in-Chief Liz Vaccariello sat down to chat about… >>

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Should a Nine-Year-Old Boy Be Circumcised Against His Wishes?

A divorced father converts to Judaism and wants his son circumcised. The mother says no way. Now… >>

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The Case for Taking Family Dinner Off-Line

Why its more important than ever to detach from technology and reattach with family. >>

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More Things Your Nanny Won’t Tell You

More tips from the people who are taking care of your children. >>

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13 Tips to Get Your Errands Done Quicker

If you’re not careful, you can spend more than half of your leisure time in your car running… >>

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How to Carve an Extreme Pumpkin

This Halloween host a pumpkin carving party that will stun your guests. >>

The Wake-Up Call I Needed After All

Technology has made some things obsolete. But others, like kindness and generosity, are things the… >>

17 Secrets of Happy Families

Happy families share some habits that make for fulfilling conversation, productive housework, and… >>

The Revolution Will Not Be Supervised

If we want our kids to be their smartest, bravest, and most creative and independent selves… >>

In Praise of a Carefree Childhood

When kids had the most powerful toy of all—their imagination. >>