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There’s SO much parenting advice out there, and it can be hard to know how to weed out the good from the bad. But we’ve done our best to give you the Reader’s Digest version of honest, heartfelt parenting tips and stories.

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The Best Pumpkin Patch in Every State

At the best pumpkin patches around the country, you can expect great photo ops, hot cider, and hay bales. And at the spots we've hand-picked for you below you'll find all that—and more.

43 Fall Activities to Add to Your Bucket List

Enjoy every minute of the crisp autumn season with these must-do fall activities.


60+ Back-to-School Supplies Every Student Needs

You’ll need a lot more than three-ring binders and pencils to kick off the school year right—and lucky for you,...


40 Easy Halloween Crafts Your Kid Will Love to Make

Trick-or-treating is only half the fun. Pump your kids up for frightful night with these easy Halloween crafts your little...


The Best Affordable Laptops for Back-to-School

These budget-friendly laptops are perfect for students and casual web surfers. You're welcome!

The Most Stylish and Fun Backpacks for School and Work

Zappos has the best selection of backpacks to tote your gear to work and school. Here are our favorites, from...


37 Best Back-to-School Sales Happening Right Now

Back-to-school sales are officially in full swing, and you're about to save big. Funnel your newfound cash into your kids’...

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40 Back to School Memes That’ll Crack You Up

Whether you're a longtime parent or brand new teacher, you'll be cackling at these memes before the big day.


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30 Funny Family Movies You and Your Kids Will Love

Throw the popcorn in the microwave and cue up these fun flicks for your next family movie night.


The 25 Best Outdoor Games to Keep Kids Entertained All Summer

Outdoor games provide children with valuable learning experiences, social interaction, exercise, and, oh, a ton of fun!


Mitch Albom on What It Means to Be a Real Father to a Special Orphan

What is a real father? An orphan in Haiti teaches ­­bestselling author Mitch Albom a wonderful new definition.

14 Kiddie Pools to Keep Children, Dogs, and Adults Cool This Summer

Who says kiddie pools are just for kids? These backyard must-haves are perfect for anyone who needs a break from...


15 Memorial Day Activities for the Whole Family

There are lots of great ways to celebrate Memorial Day, even now when we're still trying to keep our distance...


50 Funny Parent Tweets That Perfectly Nail the Highs and Lows of Parenting

Even the best parents need somewhere to vent about their little angels.


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50 Amazing Dad Quotes

Celebrate your dad every day of the year.


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20 Father’s Day Crafts You Can Make in One Day

There are all kinds of dads. Some are crack-ups, others are bookworms, and some want nothing more than to watch...

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22 Father’s Day Activities Your Dad Will Appreciate

For every kind of dad, there's a perfect Father's Day activity to enjoy and remember forever. From golf to Go-Karts,...




50 Acts of Kindness for Kids to Do to Make the World a Better Place

Kids may be little but they can make a big difference in the world, just by doing these simple acts...


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21 of the Best Scavenger Hunt Riddles for Kids

Keep your kids (or fellow grown-ups!) occupied for hours with these scavenger hunt riddles that you can place all around...


The 10 Silliest Snow Day Superstitions You Believed as a Kid

Remember when a snow day meant sledding followed by hot chocolate and a cartoon binge? No wonder we would try...


The Problem with Birthday Balloons No One Talks About

If you think that balloons are just a bit of harmless fun, think again. Find out the serious risks they...


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This Is What School Was Like 100 Years Ago

Your great- (or great-great) grandparents really did have to walk five miles in the snow to get to school! Here's...

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25 Facts You Learned in School That Are No Longer True

You don't want your kids to think you're a dinosaur—bring your knowledge up to date with these new facts.


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How Hackers Could Use Virtual Schooling to Steal Your Information

Are you doing everything you can to keep your family safe during the pandemic? If you’re not taking proactive measures...


A Teacher Told Her Students to Draw What They Were Thankful for—This Was One Student’s Moving ...

As this teacher learned, some of the most moving lessons are taught by students.


11 Old-School Classroom Items Everyone Forgets

When's the last time you saw an overhead projector? Take a trip down memory lane with these old-school school items.


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10 Best Face Masks for Teachers on Amazon

Keep students, faculty, and staff safe during back-to-school season with these best face masks for teachers for coronavirus protection on...


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Heartwarming Stories of Teachers Who Changed Their Students’ Lives

Good educators share knowledge. 
Great ones make an impression that stays in their students’ hearts forever.