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This Is the Only Way You Should Say “No” to an Invite

Got asked to go to a party, but rather stay home and watch Netflix? Here's how to decline the invite—the...


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.


Here’s How to Handle Criticism from Anyone—the Right Way

No one loves hearing about their flaws, but accepting criticism gracefully can make you look—and even feel—like a better person.


8 Ways to Help Foster Children Without Becoming a Foster Parent

They say that no one escapes childhood unscathed, but for foster children, the saying takes on new meaning. Over 400,000...


7 Expert-Backed Ways to Tame Toddler Tantrums

Temper tantrums may be one of the exasperating parts of parenting a toddler. One second your child is playing happily,...


Eww! How to Stop Your Child from Picking Their Nose

Childhood nose picking is every parent's worst nightmare. Thankfully, there are ways to discourage your youngster from engaging in this...


5 Signs that You Talk About Your Relationship Too Much

A little intel is good, a lot is annoying. Here's how to make sure that you are not over-sharing.

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Have a Friend Who Won’t Stop Talking? Here’s How to Deal with a Chatterbox

No need to listen to Chatty Cathy or Domineering Don for hours.


18 Things I Learned From My Sister

Family is great, but there's something especially special about having a sister. Whether it's learning about love, sharing, giving, or...


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14 of the Trickiest Parenting Etiquette Dilemmas and How to Handle Them

No, you can't yell at random kids in the playground, yes you can enforce good behavior on play dates. Here,...


Ready to Go Gray? 13 Things that Happen When You Stop Coloring Your Hair

From the first sign of a gray strand, many of women run straight to their colorist. And so the cycle...


11 Ways to Move Past a Friendship Fight

A best friend by your side is invaluable, whether it's someone you've known since childhood or someone you encountered by...


What’s With the Hype Over Hygge? How to Incorporate This Danish Philosophy into Your Daily Life

Dreading the cold, dark months? This Danish tradition just might change how you feel about winter.


18 Things You Had No Idea You Could Do With Pool Noodles

When pool season is over, here’s how to get more use out of those giant foam pool toys.


11 Ways the Most Productive People Handle Their Emails

Even though it’s meant as a tool for productivity, email end up as nothing more than a distraction. Productivity expert...


9 Signs You’re a Great Neighbor

Barking dogs, loud music, late-night parties—we all know the signs of a bad neighbor. Here's how to tell if you're...


7 Ways That Your Kid Is a Brat—And How Calm Parents Deal With It

Even the most angelic of kids can sometimes be a brat. Here, from the book 'Your Kid's a Brat and...


10 Ways You Abuse Your Eyeglasses Without Even Knowing

Even with insurance, eyeglasses can be pricey. Here’s how to keep them in good shape and make them last.


You’ve Got This: Mental Tricks to Feel in Control When Everything Is Going Wrong

You can’t control everything in life, but you do have a say in your own actions. When you feel like...

Feeling Lonely? 17 Little Things You Can Do to Connect With Others

Loneliness can be as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, not to mention the mental and...


15 Body Language Mistakes You Make During Job Interviews

The majority of our communication comes from body language. Here's how to avoid sending the wrong message—and sabotaging your job...


How to Say No to Annoying Things in Your Life (Without Feeling Like Everyone’s Going to Hate You)

From school bake sales to unwanted projects at work, here's how to keep your "no" short and sweet with zero...


Upgrade a Supermarket Bouquet: 9 Tricks to Make Cheap Flowers Look Expensive

Procrastinated again? Here, how to quickly turn a last-minute flower gift into a beautiful arrangement.


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Protect an Older Loved One From a Money Scam: 8 Savvy Steps to Know

One in five people over the age of 65 are victims of financial exploitation. Here’s how to make sure your...


The Annoying Reasons You’re Always Late, and How to Outsmart Them

Punctually challenged or trying to reform someone who is? Figuring out your time-sucking triggers is the first step developing better...