15 Ways to Become a Better Learner

Your homework assignment for the month: School your kids (and yourself) on these smart strategies for gaining knowledge.

Ideas for Fun Family Activities

Keep the whole gang entertained with these creative games, crafts, parties, and more.

Last-Minute Survival Guide for Parents

Need a kid’s costume, pronto? Desperate to find a replacement babysitter for your dinner reservation? Help is on the way.

8 Tricks for Breaking Your Kid’s Bad Habits

Your kids’ little quirks make you, well, want to start biting your nails. Help them overcome unseemly behaviors with some expert advice.

10 Secrets of Home Cooks

Don't be intimidated: It’s all about baby steps. We talked to expert cooks-slash-schedule-jugglers to outline them.

New Poll Shows Parents Are Really Stressed… and Really Happy

Compared to adults without children, parents experience more smiles and laughter on a daily basis.


Girl meets boy. Boy already has kids. So then what? Sarah Humphreys shares her story of nebulous identity, awkward assimilation, and true love.

Chelsea Clinton Welcomes a Baby Girl—Here’s What “Charlotte” Means

What’s in a name? Here’s a look at the language, the popularity, and even the desserts that go with it.

10 Things Teens Really Need to Know Before They Leave Home

Life's "Common Core:" Ten requirements for teens that won’t get them into college but will make them better people.