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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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15 Weird Museums You Never Knew Existed

Some museums hold stranger collections than others. Here’s our list of the exceptionally odd ones.

What “Hygiene” Looked Like 100 Years Ago

Sure, we've come a long way...but the fundamentals of cleaning and washing have remained more constant than you might think.

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22 Classic Shows You Didn’t Know You Could Watch on Netflix

Grab some popcorn and get ready to stream a whole lot of nostalgia with these classic TV shows on Netflix

The New Quarantine Hobby I’m Never Giving Up

From making stained glass to growing sourdough starter, 14 people share their new passions—and some great ideas to fill your...

12 Proven Ways Siblings Help Make You Who You Are

From the people we date to the professions we choose, an increasing body of science says our childhood sibling relationships...

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8 Times Working from Home With Kids Has Gone Hilariously Wrong

These recent posts on social media highlight the experience of parents everywhere working from home with their children.

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....

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I’m an Extrovert—Here’s How I’m Surviving Quarantine

This "new normal" will never feel normal, but these five things are helping me feel a little more at peace...

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I Gave Up Drinking During Quarantine—Here’s Why

Though I usually enjoy a nightly glass of wine (or two), I'm not drinking while sheltering in place—and I'm better...

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...

I Didn’t Speak to My Brother for 6 Years—Here’s What Finally Brought Us Back Together

I was told that our mother's death would either bring us closer together or tear us apart—it turns out, it...

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Do These 4 Things for Your Parents During Coronavirus Outbreak

Even if we can’t be with them right now, there are some important ways we can help our parents stay...

20 Vintage Photos of What Family Time Looked Like 100 Years Ago

Family life was a lot different in the 1920s and early 1930s.

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I’ve Homeschooled My Kids for 3 Years—These Are My Best Tricks

While many parents are being forced into homeschooling for the very first time because of COVID-19, I've been doing it...

Can You Pass This Elementary School Math Test?

Kids today... are tackling some serious math problems. Take this test to see if you can keep up with the...

Best-Reviewed Board Games to Play While in Self-Quarantine

Banish boredom by turning every night into game night.

My Husband and I Got Laid Off the Same Week—This Is the Only Thing That Saved Us from Becoming Homeless

You never think it can happen to you...until it does. Planning ahead even just a little can help in a...

Why Are Military Families on Food Stamps?

Some of America’s bravest 
are going hungry. Why aren’t we doing more to help them?

45 Free Online College Courses from the Best Colleges and Universities

Not all college-level education has to cost you an arm and a leg!

15 Things All 1950s Kids Remember

If you grew up in the 50s, these things will bring back some memories.

14 Incredible Kids Who Changed the World in the Last Decade

For Absolutely Incredible Kid Day on March 19, children and adults alike will be inspired by the amazing accomplishments of...

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Anonymous Donor Writes Check for $55,000 After Reading a Reader’s Digest Article

In one of the Nicest Places in America, high school students lead the way in caring for those in their...

Why Every Kid Should Be Told They’re Incredible

If you've ever said, "Ah, they know I love them," you need to read this now.

Can You Pass This Quiz of 4th Grade Science Questions?

Elementary school science is probably where you learned a lot of what you know about how the natural world works....

A Muslim Exchange Student and a Christian Girl from Texas Became Inseparable Friends. Then the Unthi...

Sabika was a Muslim exchange student from Pakistan. Jaelyn was 
a homeschooled Christian. 
Somehow, they became inseparable—until the unthinkable happened.

Hilarious Issues That Every Dad Can Relate To

Important breaking news about fathers! If you're a Dad, these feelings are all too real.