Parenting

11 Table Manners That Still Matter
11 Table Manners That Still Matter

If you think people don’t care about etiquette at the table as much as they used to, think again. >>

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What Your Marriage Counselor Doesn’t Want You to Know

If you knew these things, you wouldn’t need a marriage counselor, would you? >>

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The Books You Need to Read

Looking for a great read? Then check out our newest feature: Reader's Digest Recommends. >>

How to Cope with Boomerang Kids
How to Cope with Boomerang Kids

85 percent of the college class of 2011 is moving back home. Psychologist Carl Pickhardt, offers… >>

Top 10 Halloween Costumes for Your Child
Top 10 Halloween Costumes for Your Child

Here are 10 of the most popular 2011 Halloween costumes for kids and toddlers. >>

3 Healthy Ways to Help Your Kids Excel in School
3 Healthy Ways to Help Your Kids Excel in School

Powerful brains come from healthy bodies. Follow these golden rules to help ensure that your kids… >>

How to Keep Kids Safe on the Sports Field
How to Keep Kids Safe on the Sports Field

Playing a sport is one of the best ways kids can keep healthy. But along with the benefits of… >>

Amazing Life Stories: Lessons Learned Edition
Amazing Life Stories: Lessons Learned Edition

Here are a few of our favorite entries so far in our “Your Life: The Reader’s Digest Version”… >>

How to Use Leftover Pumpkin Seeds
How to Use Leftover Pumpkin Seeds

When it comes to carving pumpkins, there is no limit. But with so many possibilities, what are you… >>

Amazing Life Stories: Parents-Only Edition
Amazing Life Stories: Parents-Only Edition

Make a long story short for your chance to be published in Reader's Digest and win $25,000. Here… >>

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. >>

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… >>

10 Ideas for Labor Day Family Fun
10 Ideas for Labor Day Family Fun

Try these activities for a fun, family-focused Labor Day. >>

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… >>

The Must-Have College Packing List
The Must-Have College Packing List

Sending kids off to college is stressful enough. Why let packing add to your anxiety? Use this… >>

13 Tips to Increase Your Family’s Happiness and Health
13 Tips to Increase Your Family’s Happiness and Health

Happy families share certain basic characteristics. Here are a few of the foundations experts say… >>

Collecting Baby Clothes for the Needy: Lisa Klein
Collecting Baby Clothes for the Needy: Lisa Klein

Loved Twice, a nonprofit founded by Lisa Klein, distributes gently used baby clothes to hospitals… >>

11 Must-Haves for Your Child's Dorm Room
11 Must-Haves for Your Child’s Dorm Room

Here are must-have items you should be sure to pack in the car or purchase once you arrive on… >>

Indoor Mold, Asthma and Your Children
Indoor Mold, Asthma and Your Children

Research suggests infants exposed to mold have more than double the risk of developing asthma, and… >>

What Does 9/11 Have to Do with Going to College
What Does 9/11 Have to Do with Going to College

Technology is keeping families closer than ever. Is that really the best thing? >>