Holidays

Sure, they roll around at the same time every year, but somehow it’s still easy to be caught off-guard. Never again! Whether you’re planning ahead or at the very last minute, these handy holiday guides will help you make the most of your celebrations all year long.

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You Won’t Believe What These Dads Invented to Make Life Better for Their Kids

Necessity may be the mother of invention—but change the word "mother" to "father" here, because these amazing dads saw a...


7 Myths About Mosquito Control That You Need to Stop Believing

Contrary to popular opinion, these often-tried remedies won’t ward off mosquitoes.


5 Unexpected Places in Your House You Might Find Extra Cash

Need $2,759? It could be right under your nose, in form of unused gift cards, clothes you forget to return,...


13 Things You Didn’t Know About Mother’s Day

We bet you never knew these facts about why Mother's Day is so important.


This Is the Most Popular Time of Day for Babies to Be Born

Hint: it has to do more with the moms than the babies.


We Were a Poor Family—but My Parents Still Managed to Give Me the Greatest Gift of All

Love, joy, and the warm feeling of pulling together to rally through tough times don't cost a thing. But gifts...


This Soldier’s Long Walk Home Was the Best Christmas Present for His Little Girl

Surprise reunions are extra special during the holiday season.


10 Lives That Were Forever Changed Thanks to the Power of Generosity

These stories of radical compassion reveal our inner humanitarians, the part of us that believes that if we live with...

This Message in a …. Christmas Ornament… Is a True Story of Love

Inside an old blue glass ball lay the heart of a marriage.


15 Family Bonding Activities You Can Do Instead of Black Friday Shopping

Do you really want to deal with those crowds? Didn't think so.


10 Adorable Baby Gifts That Are Actually Seriously Unsafe

That sweet shower gift from grandma or your best friend could actually put your baby in danger. See which baby...


These Are the Luckiest Days of the Year to Do Everything, According to Numerology

Numerology predicts many life events, believers say. When will good fortune come your way?


Working Moms Clock in an Insane Amount of Hours Each Week, Says Study

Maybe send your mom two Mother's Day cards next year.


You’ll Cringe at How Much Bacteria Is Spread When You Blow Out Your Birthday Candles

After these findings, your next birthday might not be as happy.


These 10 Nostalgic Photos Capture the Magic of Childhood

These photos of kids playing, spending time with friends and family, and celebrating in the mid-20th century will bring you...


How to Survive Mother’s Day Without Your Mother

When you have lost your mom for any reason, Mother's Day can be incredibly painful. Here's how to cope, from...


24 Books Every Mother and Daughter Should Read Together

These fiction and nonfiction reads showcase an eclectic cast of mothers and daughters from past and present. Share the list,...


15 Kids Who Went So Above and Beyond for Their Parents, You’ll Be Brought to Tears

Need a gift idea? Sometimes it's better to show a parent you love them than tell them. These true-life, heartwarming...


This Military Mom Was Murdered in Afghanistan. But the Final Gift She Left Her Daughter Will Last Fo...

With a handful of videos, Lt. Florence Choe helped shape her daughter’s life–even after she lost her own.


Here’s the Crazy Way My Valentine’s Day Cards Almost Killed My Brother

When my valentine cards ended up in a 40-feet-well, my brother tried to rescue them—until we had to rescue him....

Here’s Why I’ll Never Part With My Beautiful, Handmade, 80-Year-Old Dollhouse

How a special gift showed Margery Zaccheo the true meaning of kindness.


Meet the Fun New Beach Games You’ll Want to Play All Summer

With just a few simple supplies, you can have a maximum amount of fun during a day at the beach.


Upgrade a Supermarket Bouquet: 9 Tricks to Make Cheap Flowers Look Expensive

Procrastinated again? Here, how to quickly turn a last-minute flower gift into a beautiful arrangement.


Style Your Home for Spring: 12 Easy Decorating Tricks

Make your home bloom with these tiny spring décor hacks.



How to Build a Fireplace Fire in 6 Easy Steps

Build a safe, strong fire that will last for hours with this simple technique.