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13 Sweet Vintage Letters to Santa—from Almost 100 Years Ago

Sweet, vintage letters to Santa from Texas farm kids recall a simpler, more generous time.

Who Is Considered Immediate Family?

Who technically counts as your immediate family? Is it just your spouse and kids, or could it include your parents,...


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16 Forgotten Manners Every Parent Should Teach Their Child

Saying "please" and "thank you" is just the tip of the iceberg.


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25 Facts You Learned in School That Are No Longer True

You don't want your kids to think you're a dinosaur—bring your knowledge up to date with these new facts.


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10 Best Face Masks for Teachers on Amazon

Keep students, faculty, and staff safe during back-to-school season with these best face masks for teachers for coronavirus protection on...

I’m a Teacher Who’s Back at School—Here’s What What’s Worrying Me the Most

Between worrying about her students' mental health, her own physical health, and lack of community support, there's a lot keeping...


8 Children’s Nursery Rhymes That Are Actually Racist

Can a catchy little rhyme really be that problematic? Yes—and it’s one way racism was inextricably woven into American life....

How Pink and Blue Became the “Girl” and “Boy” Baby Colors

Pink was once considered to be for boys (seriously)!


What It’s Like to Be a Caretaker for Someone Who Has No Idea Coronavirus Exists

Coronavirus makes life more complicated for people who are already facing difficult challenges—and those who take care of them.


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5 Traits You Didn’t Know You Inherit from Mom (and 4 You Inherit from Dad)

Here's why men can't blame their mothers for their receding hairline anymore.


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How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus

It can feel overwhelming to answer your kids' questions about coronavirus when you're not even sure yourself. Our experts offer...

What My Students Taught Me About Implicit Bias (Including My Own)

We all have implicit bias. My students awakened me to my own.


8 Compliments You Seriously Need to Stop Giving to Your Kids

You may think you're building up kids' self-esteem, but you may be unintentionally setting them up to struggle. Here's what...


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ABC Is Airing a “Disney Family Singalong” Featuring All Your Favorite Tunes

Put your glass slippers on, because ABC is bringing us The Disney Family Singalong with all kinds of classic songs.


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I’m a Teacher—Here’s What I Really Want You to Know About Remote Learning

One elementary school teacher explains why she thinks it’s essential for kids to head back to the classroom this fall,...


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13 Most Famous Sister Rivalries in History

Sisters always share a deep bond—and sometimes, they share an even deeper rivalry.

33 Middle School Vocabulary Words Adults Still Get Wrong

Think you have a strong vocabulary? See how many of these common 8th grade reading words you can recognize when...


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I’m a Teacher—Here’s Why I Won’t Go Back to School When It Reopens

A college professor explains why online learning can benefit both teachers and students—and it’s not just about staying safe during...


This “Periodic Table” Shows How Each Element Plays a Part in Our Daily Lives

If you (or your kid) ever wondered why we need to learn about the periodic table, this is for you!


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10 Clever Ways People Are Celebrating Birthdays Under Quarantine

While COVID-19 may have limited people's abilities to actively go out and celebrate their birthdays, that doesn't mean creative celebrations...


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Why You Shouldn’t Feel Bad About Not Being Productive During Quarantine

Productivity? Productivity? There's no productivity in quarantine!


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All the Jokes My Dad Has Made During Quarantine

I've been quarantining with my parents for weeks. As you can imagine, the humor situation has gotten out of hand.


We Cooked as a Family Every Day during Quarantine and This Is What I Learned

I'm spending our quarantine time in the kitchen with three small children.


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13 Random Acts of Kindness in the Age of Coronavirus That’ll Give You Hope

Acts of kindness, no matter how small, can still bring hope during a pandemic.

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16 Things We’re All Looking Forward to Once Social Distancing Ends

Real-people share stories about what they're most looking forward to doing after self-quarantine restrictions finally let up.


Why I Stopped Complaining About Quarantine—And You Should Too

Staying at home provided me with a golden opportunity to embrace mindfulness and gratitude.


Why My Quarantine Birthday Was Actually One of the Best Ever

I was dreading my quarantine birthday. How would I celebrate my milestone year sans party, cake, and gifts?


I’m a Guidance Counselor—Here’s How I’m Keeping My Kids Calm About Coronavirus

It’s not easy to parent during a pandemic, but a few simple strategies can help children cope with their new...


The New Quarantine Hobby I’m Never Giving Up

From making stained glass to growing sourdough starter, 14 people share their new passions—and some great ideas to fill your...


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I’m an Extrovert—Here’s How I’m Surviving Quarantine

This "new normal" will never feel normal, but these five things are helping me feel a little more at peace...