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12 Surprising Items to Pack for College

Make sure your college student doesn’t leave home without these essentials.

7 Favorite Family Cookbooks

Satisfy kids big and little with meals from these tasty collections.

9 Ways to Get the Kids to Bed On Time    

You’re ready to hit the hay; your child is anything but. What to do? Experts share advice on how to get your kids to sleep at night.    

Your Ultimate Summer Reading List

If you hate to be seaside (or lakeside or poolside or anything -side) without a book in hand, you’ve landed in the right place. Here, great beach reads recommended by notable authors and experts. 

This Is Your Summer Bucket List

Need inspiration for summer fun? Check out our list and see how many you can cross out before Labor Day hits.

Do Turtles Make Good Pets?

Some pets only look low-maintenance. Get the facts before adopting a turtle, hermit crab, or iguana.

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.

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.

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.