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Back-to-School Shopping in 2020: How to Save Amid Uncertainty

Finally, some good news about the upcoming school year: You don’t have to spend a fortune to get everything your kids need—as long as you know a few smart tricks.

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11 Bad Parenting Traits You Have—Without Even Knowing It

Toxic parenting techniques can sneak into your everyday interactions, no matter how well-intentioned you are. Here's how to spot your...


Here’s How to Self-Isolate if You Live With Your Family

You're stuck in your home with the same group of people day in and day out for weeks on end....


How to Win Monopoly, According to Experts

Pro players share their tricks of the (property) trade.


The 13 Best Cruises for Kids

Swimming pools, unlimited soft serve, chicken fingers and pizza galore, glitzy game rooms… ships designed to be the best cruises...

13 Things to Never Say to a Stepparent

Being a stepparent is hard enough without the insensitive comments from other people. Here's how to avoid making a tough...


Here’s How to Opt Out of Basically Everything

From getting bombarded with online ads to going to your uncle’s funeral, you can get out of anything.

7 Things to Never Say to Someone Going Through a Divorce

Being a good friend means standing by and supporting your friend, even when times are tough. But if your friend...


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10 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to Your Child’s Teacher

Remember, teachers are well-trained for their positions and know how to educate children from all backgrounds. Though you may mean...


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20 Secrets Amusement Parks Won’t Tell You About Saving Money and Avoiding Crowds

From how to beat the crowds to the real reasons rides get shut down, former and current amusement park employees...


12 Ways Your Swimming Pool Is Making You Sick

There have been 500 illness outbreaks related to treated pool water in the last 15 years—yuck! Here's how to ensure...

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50 Insider Secrets to Help You Save at All Your Favorite Stores

A $5 or $10 savings here and there can add up. Here's how to get them everywhere from Costco and...


Life Is About Leaving a Legacy—and Here’s Exactly How to Do It

A will can ensure that loved ones inherit your assets. But how will you pass along your history?


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...


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...


This Grandmother Has Been “Upcycling” Home-Sewn Gifts for 92 Years

Four generations of crafters know how to make beautiful handiwork from recycled scraps of cloth.

18 Things Tutoring Centers Won’t Tell You

People spend $5 billion on tutors per year – about one fifth of the amount spent on school supplies –...


This Is How to Bake a Box Cake When You’re Missing One or More of the Ingredients

For when you realize you ate the last two eggs for breakfast.


The Right Way to Respond to That Chatterbox, According to Experts

Over-talkers dominate dinner parties and hijack work meetings. Here, effective strategies to deal with someone who's always talking (and how...


6 Fall Activities to Try This Year—That Aren’t Apple Picking

You've already taste-tested ciders and picked a bunch of apples—here's how to get off the beaten path.


10 Ways to Find Your Back-to-School “Mom Squad”

Children aren't the only ones with social worries at the start of the school year, mothers have their own concerns...


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...


Parents, This Year-By-Year Guide Breaks Down EXACTLY How to Save for College

It's never too early to start saving for your kids' (or future kids') college funds, especially since universities across the...


9 Things That Prove You’re Living with a Threenager

If you thought it would be smooth sailing after the terrible twos, think again, because now you may have a...

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10 Ways to “Have a Happy Weekend” (Family Version)

When chores, sporting events, and kids' birthday parties are taking over your life, here's how to make time for what...


How to Survive Mother’s Day Without Your Mother

When you have lost your mom for any reason, Mother's Day can be incredibly painful. Here's how to cope, from...


11 Ways to Stop Temper Tantrums in Their Tracks

It's every parent's worst nightmare—an unstoppable toddler temper tantrum, especially when you're in public surrounded by a seemingly judge-y audience....


9 Ways to Deal With Your Moody Teen Without Losing Your Marbles

Of course you love your child, but those teenage years are no walk in the park. Here's how to stay...


The 7 Worst Mistakes Parents Make When Flying with Their Baby

Veteran parents share the in-flight fails that taught them how to keep baby comfortable and happy for her first ride...


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This Creepy “Family History” Site Might Know Way Too Much About You

Here's how to keep your information off the site.