Family

5 Times It’s Hard to Say No (And How to Do It Anyway)

Chances are, you’ll find common ground—and useful lessons—in the following scenarios from Real Simple readers and staff.

5 Unique Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day

There’s no dinner-and-a-movie on this list.

11 Heartwarming Quotes About Love

In love with love? Whether you’re attached or still looking for that special someone, these quotes will fill your heart this Valentine’s Day.

Nate Berkus’s First-Ever Nursery Collection Is Here

The interior designer (and dad to toddler Poppy) has designed a nursery and layette collection for Target, which debuts on January 8 in select stores and online. Of course, it’s full of adorable and whimsical items that you probably won't mind keeping when your baby grows up.

The Most Popular Baby Names from Around the World

Though these names are the most common for newborns in other countries, they’re sure to stand out here in the U.S.

7 Secrets to Saying No (And Not Feeling Guilty About It)

The goal is to convey two things: I can’t accommodate that request and I still value this relationship. These seven tips will help you master a good no.

Your Most Pressing Relationship Etiquette Questions, Answered

Real Simple’s etiquette expert, Catherine Newman, offers her best advice on your love quandaries.

The 4 Reasons I Absolutely Dread Halloween

Every year Real Simple’s editor-in-chief feels tricked into enjoying a holiday that has never been a treat.