Family

How Busy Moms Can Save Time

The best time-saving tips, from quick dinner recipes to ingenious beauty shortcuts.

10 Dinnertime Conversation Starters

Tired of the monosyllabic grunts? The silent pea-pushing? Spin this handy cutout wheel for a question guaranteed to perk up your table talk.

6 Snow Day Accessories

Scooters, sleds, shoes, and more: these toys will make your next snow day fly by.

What Your Birth Order Says About Your Personality

Why do the stereotypes exist? And are you a match for yours? Here’s how to find out.

How to Recover From Emotional Exhaustion

A big fight. Or a day of parenting fails. Or maybe (yay!) an engagement. No matter the high or low from the day before, it can be hard to wake up and carry on as usual. So don’t. Here is some expert advice on how to react, restart, or return to earth after an emotional event. Ready? Let’s rise—and shine.

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.