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17 Secrets of the Happiest Families

Happy families share some habits that make for fulfilling conversation, productive housework, and more subdued arguments.


9 Spelling and Grammar Mistakes Spell Check Won’t Catch

There are some human errors that only humans can catch.


19 Toxins Lurking in Your Backyard

Your backyard is supposed to be a safe place, but you could have toxins hiding in plain sight that are...


11 Secret Habits of Straight-A Students Even Post-Grads Will Want to Steal

It's not about brains, or about the amount of time spent studying. Many of the highest-scoring students attribute their success...


7 Common Words That Mean the Exact Opposite of What You Think

"Outlaw," "scan," and "irregardless"... you're using them all wrong.


Successful People Do These 8 Things Each Weekend

Time management expert Laura Vanderkam reveals the subtle secrets to restorative and productive weekends in her book ‘What Successful People...


12 Things Middle Children Need to Watch Out For

Middle Child Day is August 12—here's what the middleborn have to be wary of if they want to lead a...


12 Definitive Traits of a Middle Child

Birth order doesn't automatically impact your personality. But there are some common traits that middle children share—beyond peacekeeping.


10 Blatant Lies Your Parents Told You, Debunked By Science

Your suspicion was right: They really did have a favorite child.


This Is the Kind of Parent You’ll Be, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

The way you handle your kids depends on your birth date. Learn how to maximize the strengths and minimize the...


20 Things Your Father-In-Law Is Secretly Thinking

Anonymous dads spill their funny, poignant, and tough-love lessons about life, love and marriage—all in the name of being closer...


11 Serious Consequences of Favoring One Child over Another

If you've got more than one kid, you're showing favoritism, whether you know it or not. Here's why you need...


How to Help Prevent School Shootings: 7 Things That Will Make a Difference

Figuring out how to help prevent school shootings is essential to protecting kids and teachers, and these simple but...

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.


The Stories of These 6 Foster Kids Finding Their Forever Home Will Melt Your Heart

With over 100,000 children in the U.S. foster care system, organizations like The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption can play...


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.


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Real Teachers Reveal What It’s Like Teaching a Genius

If you spend enough time teaching, you're bound to eventually encounter a student with truly unbelievable brainpower. Here's how 10...


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.


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?