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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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50 Parents Quotes That Perfectly Sum Up Being a Parent

Need a minute to unwind from parent life? We rounded up the best parents' quotes that'll make you smile, laugh, and reflect on what it means to be a parent.

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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.


14 Famous People You Didn’t Know Were Foster Kids or Foster Parents

These celebrities prove family comes in many different forms.


29 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Siblings

Isn't it funny how talent runs in the family? For National Sibling Day on April 10, let's celebrate some equally...


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12 Famous Sibling Rivalries Throughout History

Just because you're related to your brother or sister doesn't mean you have to like them. Here are the best...

25 Famous People You Didn’t Know Were Adopted

Families form in many different ways. These celebrities not only understand the beauty of adoption, they've lived it.


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...

Here’s How a 5-Year-Old Taught Her Mother a Lesson in Grace

On the night the author loses patience 
with her mother and her dementia, 
a granddaughter’s love unites them all.


The 8-Word Phrase That Made Robin Roberts Who She Is

One of America’s most beloved journalists reveals how her upbringing influenced her life, and how future generations can learn from...


10 Funniest Celebrity Baby Names of 2017

Did these people ever consider classroom attendance roll call? Or playground bullies? We're guessing not.


I Took One of Those Popular Genetics Test and Discovered That I’m… Part Neanderthal

An actor tries out a genetic-testing kit and finds himself caught in the shallow end of the pool.

Those Kids Said WHAT?! 28 Hilarious Real-Life Teacher Stories

American educators sent in their funniest classroom stories by the thousands. Read the $1,000 prize winner and more of our...


Here’s How Colleges Land Big-Time Celebrities for Commencement

You won't believe what some schools will do to book a celebrity guest.


The Youth Organization That Keeps Churning Out Trailblazers—It’s Not the Girl Scouts

You might think Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, or the 4-H Club are just childhood activities, but wait till you hear...


These High Schoolers Wrote Letters to Kurt Vonnegut. This Is What They Got in Response.

Your homework assignment from a famous novelist: Make art. Then destroy it.


“Pull Yourself Together!”: Rob Lowe on the Unexpected Tears of Sending His Son to College

The Emmy award-winning actor had no idea how hard it would be to send his favorite Patriots fan off to...

The Inspiring Story of How Frank McCourt Won a Pulitzer

From his students, the teacher learned his lessons slowly but well.


Here’s How I Learned to Be a Better Listener

Forced by his doctor to stop talking, the author found a new way of hearing people thanks to his so-called...


Family Dinner: 25 Ways to Have More Fun at the Table

For a more fun family dinner, Jenny Rosenstarch, author of the blog and book Dinner: A Love Story, created this...


Mom Advice: How to Fib About Gifts

A difficult problem grew easier to unwrap for author Patricia Volk after some reflection on her mother's guidance.


A Grandmother’s Tale: When Anne Lamott’s Teen Son Became a Dad

What would you do if your teenager had a child? For author Lamott, it was a crash course in the...