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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 Do Before Breakfast.’

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.


The Unexpected Life Lesson This Grandmother Learned While Writing Her Memoir

She kept scraps of paper with small bits of memories on them but never wrote out the whole story.


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.

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...


The Psychology of Surviving 7 Awkward Moments

The key to handling interactions with grace: anticipating the other person’s point of view (often before he knows it himself).


This Mother’s Story Will Make You Want to Start Logging Everything You Serve at Dinner Parties

A dinner party journal doesn't look like a photo album, but the memories it holds are the same.


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.


12 Reasons Why Horticulture Jobs Can Make You Healthier and Happier

Do what you love, and you'll never work a day in your life, the old saying goes, and horticultural professionals...

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...


If Your Kid Plays This Sport before Age 12, Their Brain Could Be at Risk

Playing this very popular sport at an early age can really put your child's cognitive development at risk.


My Teenage Son Is on the Autism Spectrum—but He’s Determined to Hold a Job

Gus has found a calling, for now, 
as a doorman. 
But what about when he grows up? 
He is part...


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.


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...


If Your Child’s Drawings Look Like This, You Could Be Raising a Genius

According to a new study, the real way to find out if you have a genius on your hands isn't...

This Is the One Secret You Need to Live a Fulfilling Life

Hint: It has nothing to do with the health of your bank account.


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...


Good News! Science Has Confirmed That Kids Get Their Intelligence From Mom

There’s a very scientific reason why you can thank mother dearest for your smarts.


This Story Will Make You Stop Saying “I Hope You’re Well” Ever Again

The words we use to express closeness and care in our culture can drive us further apart. Is it respectful...


If You’re a Troublemaker, We Can Guess Your Birth Order

You're more likely to go to prison if you were born in this order. Science says so!


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...