Parenting

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Secrets of Straight-A Students

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

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She Left Her Son Alone in the Car. They Put Her on the Child Abuse Registry.

Does a mom deserve 
to be punished for leaving her child to run an errand? You be the judge. >>

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Roald Dahl’s Heartbreaking Lesson About Childhood Vaccinations

Olivia Dahl was seven years old in November 1962 when she displayed the hallmarks of a measles… >>

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A Grandmother’s Tale: When Anne Lamott’s Teen Son Became a Dad

What would you do if your teenager had a child? For author Lamott, it was a crash course in the… >>

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What Happened When Uncle Stevie Babysat the Kids

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

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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… >>

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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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Top Tips for Buying Baby Clothes

Use these six guidelines when purchasing clothes for babies to avoid being left with expensive… >>

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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. >>

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20+ Garage Sale Finds to Snap Up When You See Them

It’s hard to know exactly what is worth buying secondhand, but these are good bets. Also: 21… >>

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The Wake-Up Call I Needed After All

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

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Judging Jack: When a Teacher Finally Understands a Student

I thought my student was ordinary. I came to learn he was just too busy being brilliant. >>

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17 Secrets of Happy Families

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

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The Revolution Will Not Be Supervised

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