Family Life

Extraordinary America: 13 Unsung Heroes Who Will Restore Your Faith in Our Country
Extraordinary America: 13 Unsung Heroes Who Will Restore Your Faith in Our Country

From an Arkansas woman who feeds the town on her pension to the Ferguson, Missouri librarian who… >>

14 Short Stories About the Kindest, Bravest, Wisest Dads in the World
14 Short Stories About the Kindest, Bravest, Wisest Dads in the World

In 100 words or less, readers share their poignant tales of the bond between father and child. Have… >>

Can Your Dog Read Your Mind? 13 Astounding Secrets Your Dog Knows About You
Can Your Dog Read Your Mind? 13 Astounding Secrets Your Dog Knows About You

Dogs notice when you're sad, mad, or suspicious. They can even detect cancer. Turns out, dogs know… >>

13 Funny Dad Quotes to Use This Father's Day
13 Funny Dad Quotes to Use This Father’s Day

Can't find the right words for dad this Father's Day? Take inspiration from these funny quotes by… >>

Is Your Dad Like This? A Comedy Writer's Awkward Phone Calls with Father
Is Your Dad Like This? A Comedy Writer’s Awkward Phone Calls with Father

No matter how much you love your father, certain phone conversations can be irritating … or… >>

20 Silent Thoughts Your Babysitter Has About You, But Won't Say To Your Face
20 Silent Thoughts Your Babysitter Has About You, But Won’t Say To Your Face

From what they know about your marriage (hint: it's a lot!) to your parenting habits that drive… >>

So I Let My Daughter Play With a Stranger at the Beach. And Then Learned This.
So I Let My Daughter Play With a Stranger at the Beach. And Then Learned This.

My misguided fear about my child interacting with strangers led to a heartwarming discovery. >>

So, That Friend Who Won't Stop Talking? How to Deal With a Chatterbox
So, That Friend Who Won’t Stop Talking? How to Deal With a Chatterbox

Over-talkers dominate dinner parties and hijack work meetings. Here, effective strategies to deal… >>

Her Husband Was Murdered. Then a Community She Hardly Knew Saved Her Family.
Her Husband Was Murdered. Then a Community She Hardly Knew Saved Her Family.

When she had nowhere else to turn, the young widow's community rallied to help. >>

8 Quiet Signs of Someone Drowning
8 Quiet Signs of Someone Drowning

Drowning doesn't mean flailing arms and calling for help. Knowing these silent signs of drowning… >>

Top 10 Types of Mothers
Top 10 Types of Mothers

Do you recognize yourself in these funny cartoons about motherhood? >>

How to Be Polite: Here's Proof That Good Manners Can Change Your Life
How to Be Polite: Here’s Proof That Good Manners Can Change Your Life

Paul Ford, a model for modern etiquette, makes a case for being polite—and explains exactly how… >>

20 Secrets Amusement Parks Won't Tell You About Saving Money and Avoiding Crowds
20 Secrets Amusement Parks Won’t Tell You About Saving Money and Avoiding Crowds

From how to beat the crowds to the real reasons rides get shut down, former and current amusement… >>

Be Thankful Your Mom Didn't Send This Email to Your Boss
Be Thankful Your Mom Didn’t Send This Email to Your Boss

Could you imagine emailing the CEO of the company where your child is about to intern to make sure… >>

11 Early Reading Habits That Make Young Kids Love Books
11 Early Reading Habits That Make Young Kids Love Books

How parents read to babies, toddlers, and preschoolers can have a huge impact on how much they love… >>

7 Stories That Tell What It's Like to Grow Up With the Outrageous Joan Rivers as Your Mom
7 Stories That Tell What It’s Like to Grow Up With the Outrageous Joan Rivers as Your Mom

We think it's fair to say that there will never be another mom quite like Joan Rivers. Read these… >>

12 Short, Sweet Stories About Moms (That Will Make You Want to Call Yours)
12 Short, Sweet Stories About Moms (That Will Make You Want to Call Yours)

In 100 words or less, readers share their poignant tales of the bond between mother and child. Have… >>

5 Scientific Reasons to Feel Optimistic on a Rainy Day
5 Scientific Reasons to Feel Optimistic on a Rainy Day

Feeling blue during April showers? Here, surprising ways rainy days actually benefit your mood… >>

Dave Barry Proves Why Teens Should Be Banned From Driving
Dave Barry Proves Why Teens Should Be Banned From Driving

In this hilarious letter to his daughter, the harried humorist can't decide what's crazier: driving… >>