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I’ve Homeschooled My Kids for 3 Years—These Are My Best Tricks

While many parents are being forced into homeschooling for the very first time because of COVID-19, I've been doing it...


Best-Reviewed Board Games to Play While in Self-Quarantine

Banish boredom by turning every night into game night.


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Should Schools Bring Back Cursive Handwriting?

A variety of educators and politicians across the country are pushing back against the death of cursive, resurrecting the rite...

I Live in a Tiny House—Here’s What Most People Don’t Know

More people are interested in living a bigger life by downsizing in a major way...but there are a few essential...


12 Examples of Handwriting So Perfect It Could Be a Font

Browse through these stunning examples of penmanship that's so lovely you wish it could be a font.


How to Have Neat Handwriting

Improve your penmanship with these simple tips from a handwriting expert and professional calligrapher.


I Downsized from a House to an Apartment with Two Kids in Tow—Here’s What Happened

What happens when you move a four-person family from a five-bedroom house to a three-bedroom apartment? Surprisingly, a whole lot...


Why Do Adult Siblings Stop Speaking? The Psychology Behind Family Estrangement and Sibling Rivalries

Brother and sister estrangement is a surprisingly common, and unspoken, occurrence. Why ties break down and how real families reconciled.


12 Lost Home Ec Skills Everyone Still Needs

Not everything can or should be outsourced! Here are the basic home ec skills everyone needs to learn.


One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Future School Shootings

Here's how one schoolteacher takes time each week to identify and look out for the lonely kids.


What Is Mental Math? Tricks to Help You Ditch the Calculator

First of all, it doesn't mean doing trigonometry in your head.

8 Heartwarming Stories of Older Children Who Finally Found Their Forever Home

It's not just infants who need forever families. Grab a tissue: These adoption stories will make you cry—in the best...


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...


One Teacher’s Genius Strategy for Addressing Students’ Mental Health

Nearly one in five school-aged kids in the United States have struggled with a mental health disorder and countless more...


25 Things Only Middle Children Understand

The oldest is the first, the youngest is the baby—but where does that leave the middle-borns? For National Middle Child...


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 you: No, middle children aren't...


15 National Geography Bee Questions Only Geniuses Will Get Right

How well do you know your world geography? Take a whack at these questions, culled from past National Geographic Bee...


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6 Missing Person Mysteries That Were Miraculously Solved

Their families had lost hope of seeing them again, when miraculous circumstances led to their reunions.

This Is the Difference Between a College and a University

Should the distinction have a big impact on your choice of school?


What Your Birth Order Really Reveals About You

Birth order has a great influence on child development, specifically because parents tend to raise each sibling differently—which can be...


16 Explanations You Don’t Owe Anyone — Really

The choices we make define us, so we deserve to be confident in those decisions—No justification necessary. These are the...


Finally! Here’s When to Use “E.g.” Versus “I.e.”

We’re all guilty of making this mistake.