Parenting Tips

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”… >>

Amazing Life Stories: Parents-Only Edition
Amazing Life Stories: Parents-Only Edition

Make a long story short for your chance to be published in Reader's Digest and win $25,000. Here… >>

10 Ideas for Labor Day Family Fun
10 Ideas for Labor Day Family Fun

Try these activities for a fun, family-focused Labor Day. >>

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… >>

Indoor Mold, Asthma and Your Children
Indoor Mold, Asthma and Your Children

Research suggests infants exposed to mold have more than double the risk of developing asthma, and… >>

What Does 9/11 Have to Do with Going to College
What Does 9/11 Have to Do with Going to College

Technology is keeping families closer than ever. Is that really the best thing? >>

Beach Safety 101
Beach Safety 101

The lazy days of summer are no time to get lazy about water safety. Keep your family safe at the… >>

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… >>

Affordable Colleges for your Child to Consider
Affordable Colleges for your Child to Consider

These colleges are lower in cost, student centered, led by idealists, and have good core values. >>

10 Reasons to Skip the Expensive Colleges
10 Reasons to Skip the Expensive Colleges

Are Ivy League schools really worth the price? >>

5 Ways to Make Your Child's Lunchbox Healthier
5 Ways to Make Your Child’s Lunchbox Healthier

Here are five ways to send your child to school with a healthier lunch. >>

8 Quiet Signs of Someone Drowning
8 Quiet Signs of Someone Drowning

Find out the real warning signs that someone is in trouble in the water. >>

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. >>

10 Fourth of July Crafts for Kids
10 Fourth of July Crafts for Kids

Create a memorable way for kids to understand and celebrate Independence Day by making 4th of July… >>

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… >>

Why Parents Need Vaccinations
Why Parents Need Vaccinations

Newborn babies are among the most vulnerable to serious illnesses, yet they are too young for… >>

What to Do If Your Child Is Being Bullied
What to Do If Your Child Is Being Bullied

You know your kid and you can tell if they are going through a rough time; but finding out the root… >>

Chocolate Milk, Orange Juice and the Sugar Debate
Chocolate Milk, Orange Juice and the Sugar Debate

The Los Angeles Unified School District recently became the largest district in the country to ban… >>

10 Things Never to Say to a Pregnant Woman
10 Things Never to Say to a Pregnant Woman

There are certain comments that we’ll never get used to—even if we have learned to laugh them… >>