Family Life

Working Moms: Tell Us How You Do It
Working Moms: Tell Us How You Do It

There’s been a whole lot of discussion lately about whether or not it’s possible for women to… >>

All I Really Need to Know I Learned...
All I Really Need to Know I Learned…

Playful essays by Mel Brooks, Ozzy Osbourne and others celebrating the Robert Fulghum best-seller… >>

Women on Fire! This Week's Hottest Story
Women on Fire! This Week’s Hottest Story

The Most Surprising Story to Go Viral This Week: The Atlantic magazine's "Why Women Still Can't… >>

7 Surprising Health Experts Who Could Save Your Life
7 Surprising Health Experts Who Could Save Your Life

Think your doctor and your dentist are the only members of your personal health-care team? Don’t… >>

13+ Things Your Mail Carrier Won't Tell You
13+ Things Your Mail Carrier Won’t Tell You

Postal workers from around the country reveal the secrets of their profession and why mail is still… >>

Wanted: Chance to Go Ape
Wanted: Chance to Go Ape

For a city girl whose idea of a hardcore outdoor trip is navigating a steep lawn without… >>

Does Gender Have a Color?
Does Gender Have a Color?

We outline the checkered history of pink and blue for boys and girls. >>

Is Your Backyard Toxic?
Is Your Backyard Toxic?

Keep your family healthier at home: Don't overlook these surprising hazard zones in your backyard. >>

Dad's Advice: Food with Family
Dad’s Advice: Food with Family

Of the many articles that pay homage to dads of the world, I particularly enjoyed this recent… >>

13 Things Your TV Weatherman Won't Tell You
13 Things Your TV Weatherman Won’t Tell You

Here's a prediction: You'll get more accurate insight from your five-day forecast with these… >>

Ridiculous Health Threat: Will Justin Bieber’s Haircut Give You a Lazy Eye?
Ridiculous Health Threat: Will Justin Bieber’s Haircut Give You a Lazy Eye?

In a word, NO. But after spending most of my day combing through fascinating, important… >>

Funny Baby Photos
Funny Baby Photos

After readers sent in their cute kids' pictures, we pulled out a few funny faces, then added famous… >>

Summer Safety Alert: Have You Heard of Delayed Drowning?
Summer Safety Alert: Have You Heard of Delayed Drowning?

I hadn’t—until I saw this scary report from ABC News about a 60-year-old man from Yonkers, New… >>

Happy Feet: Travel Photo Idea
Happy Feet: Travel Photo Idea

Photographer Tom Robinson goes feet first for vacation photos. >>

Mom Advice: The Best and the Worst
Mom Advice: The Best and the Worst

Great and not-so-great advice from their mothers: Anna Quindlen, Alec Baldwin, Sissy Spacek… >>

The Joy of Homemade Pop Tarts
The Joy of Homemade Pop Tarts

Alana Chernila knows what it's like to try and get dinner on the table for her family, day in… >>

Mom Advice: Deal With It!
Mom Advice: Deal With It!

In her own way, actress Vanessa Williams' mother showed her daughter how to learn life's tougher… >>

Mom Advice: Make Them Laugh Hard
Mom Advice: Make Them Laugh Hard

Legendary writer and director Garry Marshall continues to be inspired by his mother's passion for… >>

Mom Advice: How to Keep Cool
Mom Advice: How to Keep Cool

Author Patricia J. Williams credits her mother with helping her gain the right perspective on life. >>

Mom Advice: How to Mix Metaphors
Mom Advice: How to Mix Metaphors

His mother's unique turns of phrase sent a clear message to author Pete Nelson. >>