Parenting

This Single Dad’s Perspective Will Change How You See Your Kids

His mother’s lessons on love helped a single dad raise independent kids, and learn to let them go. >>

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6 Creative Easter Basket Ideas

Make Easter extra special by skipping the pre-made basket and creating a unique and personalized… >>

Having a Midlife Crisis? It Might Be Your Teenager’s Fault

New studies indicate that researchers are better able to predict what adults are going through… >>

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How to Get Crayon Off the Wall: 7 Speedy Solutions

Did your young artist mistake your home's walls for canvas? These quick fixes will show you how to… >>

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Make the Best Care Package Ever: 11 Awesome Ideas

Send someone special a little love-in-a-box with these fun and practical ideas. >>

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10 Fun Lunch Box Notes

Pack a smile along with your child's lunch with these easy, creative note ideas. >>

10 Fast, Fun Lunch Box Recipes
10 Fast, Fun Lunch Box Recipes

When packing up kids’ lunches, stick with food that’s easy-to-transport, wholesome, and full of… >>

The No-Fail Guide to Packing Kids' Lunches
The No-Fail Guide to Packing Kids’ Lunches

Here's how to easily and efficiently pack a meal that stays safe, un-squished, and delicious all… >>

5 All-American Family Vacation Ideas

Bet you never thought you'd unearth a T-Rex with grandma: These five travel destinations show new… >>

Wil Wheaton: Why It’s Great to Be a Nerd

An expectant mother at a comics convention asked a Star Trek actor to tell her unborn daughter why… >>

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The History of Cinco de Mayo

True or False: Cinco de Mayo is the celebration of Mexico's independence. >>

Should Kids Have Cell Phones?

In a rant, Louis CK said smartphones are ruining people’s abilities to experience their own… >>

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Get Crafty: Paper Towel Tie-Dye

This creative, colorful craft project will brighten up a rainy afternoon. >>

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Easter Games for Kids

Keep the Easter fun going and going with these fun ideas for indoor and outdoor games. >>

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5 Things Your Kids Should Know About Their Online Reputation

Just because your child is web savvy doesn't mean they don't need supervision on the Internet. >>

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Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Cyberbullying is a growing problem for today’s teens, but there are things you can do as a parent… >>

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How Much Should You Reveal Online?

Learn how much you should share online and how to protect yourself with privacy settings. >>

This Dad’s Sandwich-Bag Art Is Unbelievably Awesome

In May 2008, graphic designer David Laferriere drew a chicken on his son's sandwich bag. This… >>

An Adoption Story That Started at Saks

A chance conversation at a lunch counter led me around the world—and to the child who was meant… >>