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...
Why You Shouldn’t Feel Bad About Not Being Productive During Quarantine
Productivity? Productivity? There's no productivity in quarantine!
Why I Stopped Complaining About Quarantine—And You Should Too
Staying at home provided me with a golden opportunity to embrace mindfulness and gratitude.
7 Pieces of Advice to Take from Your Grandparents and 5 to Forget
Your grandparents are very right about some things…and very wrong about others. This handy guide sorts out the good advice...
My Grandfather Left the Structure of His Old House to Rot in a Field. Here’s Why I’ll Never Tear it ...
The old farmhouse was abandoned and falling apart. But tearing it down would be like razing the author’s past.
17 Secrets of the Happiest Families
Happy families share some habits that make for fulfilling conversation, productive housework, and more subdued arguments.
Surprising Things the World’s 5 Happiest Countries Have in Common
If you're looking for the key to happiness, here are the five things you really need, according to science.
4 First, Humble Jobs of CEOs That Will Remind You Anything Is Possible
When we encounter top industry leaders it seems as though they were always successful. The truth is everyone has to...
30 Photos That Will Make You Fall in Love with Country Life
Country magazine celebrates its 30th birthday with a tribute to life's simple pleasures.
This Grandma Found the Secret to Staying Close to Her Grandkids—Who Live 800 Miles Away
The tech-savvy grandma will have you rethinking your family reunions, guaranteed.
21 Fun Photos That Prove Fall Is Every Child’s Favorite Season
Whether it's raking leaves, picking pumpkins, or dressing up on everyone's favorite spooky holiday, these photos are sure to get...
14 Life Tips Every Recent Grad Needs to Have in Their Back Pocket
Learn how to transition into adulthood and an avoid existential crisis with these necessary pieces of advice for finding your...
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...
This Baby Is the First Girl Born in Her Family in 137 Years
After four generations of men, this South Carolina family is finally welcoming a baby girl.
12 Things Minimalists Wish You’d Stop Spending Money On
Owning more stuff than you can use doesn't just waste money, it fosters procrastination and increases feelings of anxiety. Break...
The Smartest Way to Spend Your Tax Refund (According To Science)
Just got your tax refund? Don't head to the mall just yet. Science says money can, in fact, buy happiness,...
Your New Favorite Dessert: Hot Maple Syrup Poured on Fresh Snow
It's called maple syrup taffy, and it is the candy of your dreams. Here's how it works.
These Stunning Photos Capture the Beauty of Living on a Farm
Readers sent us almost 2,000 submissions, and picking the grand prize and category winners wasn’t easy. Here are those photos...
Best Dad Ever Built His Kids—and The Entire Neighborhood—an Incredible Igloo
The winter storm of 1944 made enough snow for wintery masterpiece that got the whole town talking.
Her Teacher Was Long Dead. Here’s Why This Student Wrote a Touching Thank-You Note Anyway.
This teacher not only taught his class about the periodic table, but also inspiration and curiosity.
How I Learned to Love Mom’s Rhubarb, and the Sturdy Life Lesson It Taught Me
I didn’t appreciate the tangy taste of rhubarb until I was all grown up.
I Thought a Stranger Was Going to Rob Us on Vacation. What He Did Next Changed My Heart.
Never judge someone by their appearance.
27 Classic Children’s Book Quotes Every Adult Needs To Hear
"All grown-ups were once children... but only a few of them remember it."