Family Life

Editor's Note: A Divine Accident
Editor’s Note: A Divine Accident

One simple fall on a city street leads to a miraculous discovery. >>

Family Dinner: 25 Ways to Have More Fun at the Table
Family Dinner: 25 Ways to Have More Fun at the Table

For a more fun family dinner, Jenny Rosenstarch, author of the blog and book Dinner: A Love Story… >>

Everyone Is Different: 7 Children's Books that Help Explain How
Everyone Is Different: 7 Children’s Books that Help Explain How

Kids are naturally curious about what makes people different, but sometimes adults fumble for the… >>

Meet the Downsized Generation: Millennials Who Are Rewriting the Rules for Success
Meet the Downsized Generation: Millennials Who Are Rewriting the Rules for Success

They graduated as the economy tanked, forcing twentysomethings to rethink their (and the country's)… >>

The Stranger Who Changed My Life: The Taxi Driver and the Doctor
The Stranger Who Changed My Life: The Taxi Driver and the Doctor

When a taxi driver asked one simple question, he transformed his family's future. >>

Funny Baby Photos
Funny Baby Photos

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

TV Programs for Science-Minded Toddlers
TV Programs for Science-Minded Toddlers

Feeling guilty about parking your preschooler in front of the tube? A recent Scientific American… >>

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… >>

Don't Say These 7 Things When Giving Mother's Day Gifts
Don’t Say These 7 Things When Giving Mother’s Day Gifts

On Mother's Day, Valentines Day, or any such holiday designed to tempt female hormones… >>

13 Things Your Mother-in-Law Won't Tell You
13 Things Your Mother-in-Law Won’t Tell You

Build a better relationship with his mother by remembering these things she'd like to say but won'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… >>

Make Your Own Gumdrops
Make Your Own Gumdrops

These chewy candies can be tailored to the occasion >>

Patriotic Party Crafts
Patriotic Party Crafts

Red, white, and blue your backyard this Fourth of July with these craft ideas that take minutes and… >>

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 Parenting Moments I’ll Never Forget”

From baby's first laugh to the joy of high school band concerts, here are some of the simple… >>

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… >>

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… >>

10 Questions You Shouldn’t Ask a New Mom
10 Questions You Shouldn’t Ask a New Mom

A brief lesson in social etiquette all of us can refer to when talking with a new mom. >>

Fun Father’s Day Activities to Plan
Fun Father’s Day Activities to Plan

This Father’s Day, take Dad out for something that you both can enjoy. Check out these easy and… >>

Great Ways to Thank Your Child’s Teacher
Great Ways to Thank Your Child’s Teacher

Parents across the country face a tough test on May 4: figuring out how to thank their child’s… >>