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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? >>

6 Essential Phone Apps for Back to School
6 Essential Phone Apps for Back to School

Going back to school can be a tough transition, but these phone applications are offered to keep… >>

Beach Safety 101
Beach Safety 101

The lazy days of summer are no time to get lazy about water safety. Keep your family safe at the… >>