Family Life

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. >>

The Birth of a Family
The Birth of a Family

What's a single white guy doing with three Mexican kids? Making a loving family — and showing how… >>

11 Table Manners That Still Matter
11 Table Manners That Still Matter

If you think people don’t care about etiquette at the table as much as they used to, think again. >>

How to Cope with Boomerang Kids
How to Cope with Boomerang Kids

85 percent of the college class of 2011 is moving back home. Psychologist Carl Pickhardt, offers… >>

How to Keep Kids Safe on the Sports Field
How to Keep Kids Safe on the Sports Field

Playing a sport is one of the best ways kids can keep healthy. But along with the benefits of… >>

Amazing Life Stories: Lessons Learned Edition
Amazing Life Stories: Lessons Learned Edition

Here are a few of our favorite entries so far in our “Your Life: The Reader’s Digest Version”… >>