Family Life

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… >>

Games That Boost Kids’ IQ
Games That Boost Kids’ IQ

There are easy, inexpensive ways for parents to keep their kids’ brains sharp and have fun in the… >>

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… >>

5 Ways to Make Traveling With Kids Easier
5 Ways to Make Traveling With Kids Easier

Taking the kids on your next vacation or road trip doesn’t have to spell disaster. With a bit of… >>

Make the Most of a Family Vacation Abroad
Make the Most of a Family Vacation Abroad

You won’t enjoy seeing five cities in a week with a toddler anyway, so why try? Here are travel… >>

The New Family Dinner
The New Family Dinner

Eating a family meal with your kids makes you healthier, whether you cook or not. >>

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. >>

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. >>

Jaw-Dropping Ideas for a Summer Shark Party
Jaw-Dropping Ideas for a Summer Shark Party

Take a bite out of these 10 sweet ideas for a shark theme party. Even if you're hosting a pool… >>

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

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

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… >>

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… >>