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14 Old-School Ways to Remember Stuff
14 Old-School Ways to Remember Stuff

Try some well-known and original mnemonic phrases and tricks to help keep track of odd spellings of… >>

Six Fun Ways to Celebrate Fall
Six Fun Ways to Celebrate Fall

Enjoy the best that autumn has to offer—and start a new tradition —with our fresh ideas… >>

13+ Things Your Child's Teacher Won't Tell You
13+ Things Your Child’s Teacher Won’t Tell You

A look inside a teacher's mind could help you understand lesson plans and maybe even guide your… >>

Father Kills Bear to Save Son
Father Kills Bear to Save Son

Deep in the wilderness, all that stands between an attacking grizzly and a hunter's life is a… >>

This Man Wants You Dead: Osama bin Laden
This Man Wants You Dead: Osama bin Laden

In July, 1998, Reader's Digest published Kenneth Timmerman's special report on terrorist Osama Bin… >>

Child Safety: 5 Backyard Dangers to Avoid
Child Safety: 5 Backyard Dangers to Avoid

Millions of people are injured and thousands are killed each year in household mishaps, according… >>

5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Digital Photos
5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Digital Photos

Experts share their best secrets for organizing, using, and showing off your digital photos faster… >>

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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. >>

Unconventional Wisdom: Why Passion Matters
Unconventional Wisdom: Why Passion Matters

Life provides plenty of reality checks. This mother argues in favor of letting kids dream. >>

25 Things I Learned from My Father
25 Things I Learned from My Father

Reader's Digest copy editor Melissa DeMeo shares the important life lessons she learned from Dad. >>

Parent Alert: Teens and Porn
Parent Alert: Teens and Porn

Porn has gone interactive--and your kids are at risk. From "sexting" to video chats, how to fight… >>

10 Reasons to Be Thankful
10 Reasons to Be Thankful

Tired of doom-and-gloom headlines? Here are ten reasons to be grateful for the times we live in. >>

Best of America: He Delivers to the Blind
Best of America: He Delivers to the Blind

In his spare time, this former FedEx pilot helps distribute cures for blindness around the globe. >>

Thanksgiving Turkey Spoon Craft
Thanksgiving Turkey Spoon Craft

This cute turkey craft is a good project for kids, and it uses up leftover plastic spoons. >>

Raising Kids Who Care
Raising Kids Who Care

It's easy--if you lead by example. Five families show you how to get started, stay committed, and… >>

Six Great Halloween Party Themes
Six Great Halloween Party Themes

Our party ideas are a mix of children's, older kids, and adult concepts. We guarantee they'll take… >>

A Look at Single Sex Classrooms
A Look at Single Sex Classrooms

Single-sex classrooms are appearing in public schools all over the country. We get to the bottom of… >>

How Boys and Girls Learn Differently
How Boys and Girls Learn Differently

David Chadwell, the country’s first—and only—state coordinator of single gender education… >>

Top Ten Scariest Movie Moments
Top Ten Scariest Movie Moments

Whether it's spinning heads or blood curdling screams, these picks for our favorite scariest movie… >>

Thanksgiving Dinner with Walter Willett
Thanksgiving Dinner with Walter Willett

The author of Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy shares secrets for eating well on Thanksgiving. >>