Life Strategies

The Top Reasons People Leave (or Stick With) Uncertain Relationships

The arguments for sticking it out are surprisingly different for people who are married versus those who are just dating. 

5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Say Something (Anything!) at the Table

Real Simple readers share simple strategies to encourage conversation at the dinner table.

How My Dying Father Saved My Daughter’s Life

Though I don’t believe in meant-to-be, I believe in this.

5 Excellent Habits to Start When School Does

Think of these as family-wide, extra-early New Year’s resolutions. With no CrossFit commitment.

The Most Relatable Insomnia Timeline Ever

For anyone who has ever been wide awake at 3 a.m.

How Cleaning Out Decades of “Junk” Brought 3 Generations Closer Together

The tedious task morphed into an afternoon I'll never forget. 

9 Back-to-School Apps That’ll Make Your Life Easier

Heading back to school? There’s an app for that! Streamline the fall chaos with these nine lifesaver tools, all available on your smartphone.

24 Secrets to Getting the Kids to School On Time

Moms offered creative shortcuts on our Facebook page. We offer them anonymity!

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.