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...
This Single Dad’s Perspective Will Change How You See Your Kids
His mother’s lessons on love helped a single dad raise independent kids, and learn to let them go.
8 Fascinating Facts about Twins
Seeing double? This year American women will give birth to more than 140,000 sets of twins. Here's what you need...
An Adoption Story That Started at Saks
A chance conversation at a lunch counter led me around the world—and to the child who was meant to be...
Is the American School System Damaging Our Kids?
Education has become an American institution—of the worst kind.
6 Christmas Stories of Wonder and Love
It's a perfect time to read about how other families experience the joy of the season.
Drilling for Laughs: Billy Crystal Goes to the Dentist
The comedian puts some teeth into a rant about oral hygiene.
The True Story of Two Men Who Found Fatherhood on the Subway
An abandoned baby and a judge with a hunch turned two New York men into parents.
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...
7 Alzheimer’s Disease Stages: What Caregivers Can Expect
What caregivers can expect from loved ones who are going through the seven Alzheimer's disease stages.
Inspiring Story: Swimming in Socks
Sportswriter Joe Posnanski strikes a deal with his noncompetitive daughter—and they both win.
The Stranger Who Changed My Life: The Taxi Driver and the Doctor
When a taxi driver asked one simple question, he transformed his family's future.
Inspirational Stories: How 5 Extraordinary People Beat All Odds to Graduate
When these strong, powerful people set their minds on higher learning, they wouldn't let everyday challenges get in their way....
The Blithering Idiot’s Guide to Retaking the SAT…at Age 35
If you’ve ever considered doing something stupid like retaking the SAT when you didn’t have to, put down that No....
5 Universal Design Needs for Aging in Place
If you'd like to grow older at home (known as aging in place), you'll need to consider these universal design...
6 Ways to Stay Healthier than Your Parents
Being overweight, out of shape, short of breath, and having chronic diseases could keep you from providing the support—physically and...
Role Reversal: Talking to Your Aging Parents
A handful of strategies to get aging parents to open up about how they're really doing, and how you can...
Senior Living: From 55 Apartments to Retirement Housing
Which senior living scenario is right for your family's needs?
10 Fast, Fun Lunch Box Recipes
When packing up kids’ lunches, stick with food that’s easy-to-transport, wholesome, and full of fun flavors. Need ideas? Try these...
Women on Fire! This Week’s Hottest Story
The Most Surprising Story to Go Viral This Week: The Atlantic magazine’s “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All,” by