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She Bought a Tin of Buttons at an Auction, Little Did She Know It Would Be a Window into a Neighbor&...

Bought at auction, a vintage cookie tin opens a window into a neighbor’s secreted heart.


13 Heartwarming Stories of Dads Going Above and Beyond for Their Kids

These men have a powerful way of showing their love that goes further than simply saying it.


Students Noticed One Boy Was Wearing the Same Clothes Every Day, so They Stepped in to Help

"They went home and hunted through their own drawers and closets."


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20 Drive-In Movie Theaters You Can Visit Right Now

Nothing says summer like watching a movie under the stars! We rounded up the oldest, biggest, and most fun drive-ins...


Why I’m Actually Happy My Graduation Was All Virtual

I've had a real graduation and a virtual one, and I have to say, my virtual celebration was pretty amazing!



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Read One Teacher’s Genius Response to the Question “What Do You Make?”

Teacher Taylor Mali's unforgettable, searing retort to a thoughtless question certainly put a dinner companion in his place—and can make...


This “Periodic Table” Shows How Each Element Plays a Part in Our Daily Lives

If you (or your kid) ever wondered why we need to learn about the periodic table, this is for you!

Two Nurses Working at the Same Hospital Discover They’re Half Sisters

Holly O'Brien and Meagan Hughes noticed startling parallels in their lives. They are originally from South Korea. They were adopted....


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Here’s Why People Give Teachers Apples

The story behind this one goes all the way back to schoolhouses on the western frontier.


18 Secret Recipes That Were Just Released for the First Time

Your kitchen is about to get a whole lot more interesting.



18 Mom-Invented Products That Are Pure Genius

Mothers know best when it comes to finding creative solutions to common problems.


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10 Clever Ways People Are Celebrating Birthdays Under Quarantine

While COVID-19 may have limited people's abilities to actively go out and celebrate their birthdays, that doesn't mean creative celebrations...


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Why You Shouldn’t Feel Bad About Not Being Productive During Quarantine

Productivity? Productivity? There's no productivity in quarantine!


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18 Things Homeschooling Made Us Appreciate About Teachers

Can you suspend your kid from homeschool?

How Star Wars Helped Me Bond with My Dad

The film holds a special place in many people's hearts, but its place in my heart also includes my dad.


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All the Jokes My Dad Has Made During Quarantine

I've been quarantining with my parents for weeks. As you can imagine, the humor situation has gotten out of hand.


We Cooked as a Family Every Day during Quarantine and This Is What I Learned

I'm spending our quarantine time in the kitchen with three small children.


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13 Random Acts of Kindness in the Age of Coronavirus That’ll Give You Hope

Acts of kindness, no matter how small, can still bring hope during a pandemic.


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

These celebrities prove family comes in many different forms.

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16 Things We’re All Looking Forward to Once Social Distancing Ends

Real-people share stories about what they're most looking forward to doing after self-quarantine restrictions finally let up.


Why I Stopped Complaining About Quarantine—And You Should Too

Staying at home provided me with a golden opportunity to embrace mindfulness and gratitude.


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I’m a Teacher—Here’s How Homeschooling Is Changing How I Teach

After 40 days (and counting!) homeschooling my own children, while virtually teaching my own high school classes, I'll return to...


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How My Dog’s Passing Taught Me the Real Meaning of Family

Even in death, my dog shared a valuable lesson.


Why My Quarantine Birthday Was Actually One of the Best Ever

I was dreading my quarantine birthday. How would I celebrate my milestone year sans party, cake, and gifts?


I’m a Guidance Counselor—Here’s How I’m Keeping My Kids Calm About Coronavirus

It’s not easy to parent during a pandemic, but a few simple strategies can help children cope with their new...