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Interpersonal relationships are a vital part of everyday life. We know relationships aren’t perfect, but we can help guide you through advice on how to fix common issues, things you should and shouldn’t say to the people in your life, and, of course, roundups of funny cartoons and quotes to remind you that laughter can be the best medicine.

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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. Get ready to cringe at these childhood favorites.

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

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


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100 Things Turning 100 in 2020

2020 has been a tough year for us all, but these milestones are something to celebrate! Happy Birthday to the...


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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.


The Surprisingly Dark History of Valentine’s Day You Never Knew

The color red is associated with Valentine's Day because it's scientifically linked to passion and sexuality. But given what we...

Here’s How Royal Births Changed After One Doctor Came Along

In honor of the the third royal baby, here's some history on royal births.


The 10 Best Children’s Museums in America

Museums are for more than just dinosaurs. With interactive exhibits and kid-friendly activities, these museums bring history to life for...

7 Miraculous Stories About the Power of Healing Prayers

Religions throughout history have sought to heal through prayer. Read on for stories of sick individuals who offered up their...


9 Seriously Fun Boy Games That Don’t Involve Guns

You can trick your son into learning coding, physics, and even a little bit of history with these popular games.


The Hidden Secrets Behind the History of Wedding Cakes

They weren't always just a tasty dessert.


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How Did the Wedding Bouquet Toss Tradition Get Started Anyway?

The reason behind this time-honored wedding tradition might surprise you.

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Here’s the Real Reason We Propose With Engagement Rings

The history behind this tradition dates back to ancient times, and it wasn't always so romantic.


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7 Fun Ways to Celebrate Presidents’ Day with Your Children

A distinctly American holiday, Presidents' Day was originally established to recognize the contributions of George Washington, and later expanded to...


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Does Gender Have a Color?

We outline the checkered history of pink and blue for boys and girls.