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What I Wish I’d Known Before Becoming a Stepparent
Being a parent is hard, but being a stepparent can be even harder. Here's how...
25 Halloween Party Games to Get You in the Spooky Spirit
At your next Halloween party, play these new and fun games that are great for kids and adults alike.
24 School Essentials Most People Forget to Buy
We searched high and low for these under-the-radar, but totally necessary school essentials—because you...
12 School Backpacks Doctors Buy for Their Own Kids
We spoke to doctors and health experts to see which backpacks they're really buying for...
American Middle Children Are Going Extinct—Here’s How That’s Affecting the World
They’re the empathetic ones, the natural-born mediators. What might their dwindling numbers mean for...
Backpack vs. Messenger Bag: Which Is Safest?
Picking a school bag should be based on more than fashion and brand name—your...
Signs Your Kid’s Backpack Might Be Too Heavy
Today's backpacks are heavier than ever, thanks to kids lugging around textbooks and laptops not...
25 Things Only Middle Children Understand
The oldest is the first, the youngest is the baby—but where does that leave...
22 Famous People You Didn’t Know Are Middle Children
In honor of August's National Middle Child Day, let us bust a pervasive myth for...
11 Proven Reasons Middle Child Syndrome Isn’t Real
“Middle child syndrome" describes the feelings of neglect and isolation thought to afflict many middle-born...
25 Things Your Kid’s Principal Is Secretly Thinking
Straight from the principal's office: Use these tips for a better school year.
40 Things Your Child’s Teacher Wants You to Know
A look inside a teacher's mind could help you understand lesson plans and maybe even...
25 Amazing Amazon Prime Day Deals for Back to School
There are markdowns on electronics, clothes, backpacks, dorm decor, snacks… basically, everything a student of...
Nagging Moms Raise More Successful Daughters, Says Science
Parents, you can pat yourself on the back if you do this one thing every day.
Worst Things You Can Say to Your Kids
Find out about the worst words and phrases you can say to your kids, why...
Worst Things You Can Say to Your Parents
Find out about the worst words, phrases, and sentences you can say to your parents,...
9 School Subjects You Took That Your Kids Won’t
Schools still teach the basic subjects such as math, science, history, and English, but the...
70 Father’s Day Gift Ideas Every Dad Would Love to Have
Instead of giving Dad yet another tie or collared shirt this Father's Day, why not...
A 4-Week-Old Baby Was in Desperate Need of a Home. The Couple That Took Him in Knew He Was Meant to Be Theirs.
Sarah Mouracade thought she would never have a child—then a miracle happened.
Jay Leno Always Knew His Dad Had a Big Heart—Then an Unexpected Letter from a Viewer Proved That He Changed Lives
Comedian Jay Leno knew that his father had heart, but one woman’s memory revealed...
My 6-Year-Old Son Had a Massive Stroke Right Before My Eyes
This terrifying story is for anyone who thought strokes were something that only happens in...
How Meghan and Harry’s Baby Will Be Raised Differently Than the Cambridge Children
The British royal family has a certain way of doing things to maintain tradition, but...
8 Genius Non-Food Ways to Use Your Freezer
Using your freezer only to stash frozen pizza and ice packs? You're missing out.
8 Ways Juuls Can Cause Lung Cancer
The popular electronic cigarettes are promoted as a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes or a...
Finally, a Drug for Postpartum Depression—But There Is a Catch
The first-ever drug approved specifically for postpartum depression is here. The effects kick in much...
12 Subtle Signs of Child Abuse That Are Easy to Miss
Look beyond just physical bruises. Changed behavior, aggressive role play, lack of boundaries... these are...
13 of the Most Hilarious “Take Your Daughter to Work” Stories
Celebrated on the fourth Thursday of April, Take Your Daughter to Work Day is a...
What Your Birth Order Really Reveals About You
Birth order has a great influence on child development, specifically because parents tend to raise...
This Is Why We Have Middle Names in the First Place
Finally, an explanation behind the name that randomly sits between your first and your last.
20 Things Your Babysitter Secretly Wants You to Know
From what they know about your marriage (hint: it's a lot!) to your parenting habits...
The Scary Reason You Should Never Put Your Child in a Car Seat with a Winter Jacket
Are you driving your children toward danger?
Must-Have Garage Sale Finds to Snap Up When You See Them
It’s hard to know exactly what is worth buying secondhand, but these are good bets.