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Mom Advice: How to Grow Up
Mom Advice: How to Grow Up

Novelist and screenwriter Nicholas Sparks learned all about taking responsibility from his mother's… >>

Mom Advice: How to Fib About Gifts
Mom Advice: How to Fib About Gifts

A difficult problem grew easier to unwrap for author Patricia Volk after some reflection on her… >>

Mom Advice: How to Fathom Men
Mom Advice: How to Fathom Men

In caring for her own children, novelist Martha McPhee saw more of her mother shine through than… >>

Mom Advice: How to Marry Well
Mom Advice: How to Marry Well

One simple pointer made all the difference in Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Anna Quindlen's… >>

Mom Advice: How to Be a Lady
Mom Advice: How to Be a Lady

Author Lee Smith grew to recognize a darker side to her mother's guidance as the years went by. >>

The Happy Relationship: 8 Tips to Avoid Marriage Counseling
The Happy Relationship: 8 Tips to Avoid Marriage Counseling

Experts say for a happy relationship, it’s important to heighten and reinforce your sense of… >>

15+ Best Books to Read as Children (and Adults)
15+ Best Books to Read as Children (and Adults)

Twilight and The Lorax aren't the only books meant for younger readers that adults can enjoy too… >>

Savvy Parenting Advice
Savvy Parenting Advice

Don't Sweat The Small Stuff author Kristine Carlson shares her parenting advice and tips. >>

A Grandmother's Tale: When Anne Lamott's Teen Son Became a Dad
A Grandmother’s Tale: When Anne Lamott’s Teen Son Became a Dad

What would you do if your teenager had a child? For author Lamott, it was a crash course in the… >>

12 More Things Your Pediatrician Won’t Tell You
12 More Things Your Pediatrician Won’t Tell You

Find out what doctors really think when you diagnose your child over the internet, question the… >>

Hilarious Texts From Parents Gone Bad
Hilarious Texts From Parents Gone Bad

Parents master the art of the quick comeback. >>

13+ Things Your Pediatrician Won't Tell You
13+ Things Your Pediatrician Won’t Tell You

Go behind the scenes with your child's doctor to see what he is really thinking. >>

13 Things Your Child's Nanny Isn't Saying
13 Things Your Child’s Nanny Isn’t Saying

Nannies and former nannies in Boston, New York, Seattle, Pennsylvania, and Los Angeles reveal what… >>

The Year's Most Miraculous Happy Endings
The Year’s Most Miraculous Happy Endings

This season, warm your heart with our stories of amazing resilience and miraculous recoveries. >>

13 Ways to Remember the True Meaning of Christmas
13 Ways to Remember the True Meaning of Christmas

Amid the bustle and the buying, the eats and the treats, take time to rekindle the real spirit of… >>

13+ Things Your Mall Santa Won’t Tell You
13+ Things Your Mall Santa Won’t Tell You

Mall Santas share their secrets, and impart a few special tips for parents at Christmastime. >>

The Mother-in-Law Battles: How Does She Really Feel?
The Mother-in-Law Battles: How Does She Really Feel?

There are millions of mother-in-law jokes around, but how do these supposedly terrifying figures… >>

Witty and Wise, Milblogs Are a Voice for Military Spouses
Witty and Wise, Milblogs Are a Voice for Military Spouses

Military blogs, or milblogs, are a popular voice for the families of American service members. >>

10 Tips to Make Reading Fun for Your Child
10 Tips to Make Reading Fun for Your Child

Did you know that simply reading to your child is one of the best things you can do for his or her… >>

The Benefits of Blended Families
The Benefits of Blended Families

A look at the hidden strengths of blended families. >>