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Jul 31, 2018 2:00 pm
Yellow School Bus Blues: 4 Mom Authors Remember Letting Go of Their Kids on the First Day of Class
These first-day-of-school stories will make you laugh, cry, and nod your head in solidarity with these moms. No matter how old your kids get, you'll never forget the first time you dropped them off...
Jul 26, 2018 1:13 pm
The Direction You Hug Says a Lot About Your Emotional State
If you've ever wondered whether that stiff and awkward hug from your mother-in-law at your last family dinner was genuine, there might be an easy way for you to tell. A study from Ruhr University...
Jun 12, 2018 9:00 am
Under One Roof: How to Keep the Peace in a Multigenerational Household
If you're asked to picture a typical American home, you'll probably imagine a single-family dwelling holding a mom, dad, kids and maybe a family pet. That picture isn't as typical as it once was....
May 31, 2018 6:00 pm
12 Times Queen Elizabeth and Kate Middleton Proved They're the Best of Chums
Queen Elizabeth has always had a special bond with her grandson, Prince William, and it looks like those warm feelings also extend to her grandson's wife, Kate Middleton. Considering Kate and...
May 31, 2018 7:00 am
I Spent My Hard-Earned Cash on a Jerk in the Drive-Thru to Teach My Kids a Lesson
“Hey, lady! You can move your damn car up now!” The silver-haired man behind me leaned out the window of his fancy, expensive truck and rudely yelled at me. Without much thought, I reacted....
May 12, 2018 3:00 pm
10 Hilarious Quotes About Being a Parent That Every Mom Can Understand
Being a mom is no easy feat, and it takes a healthy dose of a good sense of humor, funny quotes, and venting to your friends to make it through the week. Between laundry, dishes, cooking, and...
Apr 28, 2018 12:00 pm
Are You Hindering Your (Adult) Children by Helping Them Too Much?
Does helping someone actually hinder them in the long run? This is a question I have been assessing for many years. I am the child of two immigrant, hardworking individuals who came to Canada with...
Apr 17, 2018 1:00 pm
5 Foolproof Tips to Help Socially Awkward Children Make Friends
This article was written by Tony Penn, author of The Misadventures of Michael McMichaels series for early readers. He asked if I liked to eat crayons. I’d just moved to the area in the middle of...
Mar 22, 2018 8:00 am
Parents Tend to Prefer the Youngest Child, According to Survey
The favorite child debate is one that all families have had. If you ask Mom or Dad, the answer is always: "You're all my favorite." Put the question to Grandma or Grandpa and they say, "Each one is...
Jan 23, 2018 2:23 pm
Carrie Underwood’s Husband Does Storytime With Their Son and It’s Adorable
Our day is made! Carrie Underwood treated us all to a super cute video of her husband, Mike Fisher, spending quality time with their 2-year-old son, Isaiah, and honestly, we wish we were invited to...
Jan 4, 2018 5:32 pm
Christmas in the Shadow of Grief Is the Palest of Holidays
If you had peeked into my house during the pre-dawn hours of Christmas morning, nothing would’ve looked amiss. All three stockings were full, especially my 13-year-old daughter’s, which overflowed...
Jan 4, 2018 3:51 pm
Victoria Beckham and Her Family Enjoyed a Tropical New Year's Vacation
The Beckham's know how to do family time. Four months after Victoria and David bid farewell to their oldest son, Brooklyn, who started college in New York, the much-loved family reunited for one...
Dec 29, 2017 4:45 pm
How to Win Monopoly Every Single Time
Playing Monopoly with your family and hate losing? For many families, a good game of Monopoly is as much a part of the holiday and New Year season as eating too many cookies and watching the ball...
Dec 8, 2017 4:54 pm
Girl Scouts Say Don't Force Kids to Hug and Kiss Relatives at Christmas
Christmas is a time for families to come together, reconnect, and have a jolly old time. For some families, it's the only time they see each other all year. Although for adults, festive catch-ups...
Dec 8, 2017 10:48 am
6 Ways to Support an Ill Loved One From Far Away
In February of 2007, I was working full time, taking care of a toddler and newly pregnant with my second child. Life was busy and full and wonderful, and then a bomb was dropped on our family: My...
Nov 29, 2017 5:20 pm
In-Laws Give the Worst Gifts, Says Study — But We Aren't Buying It
In-laws might do a lot of things differently than we’d like, but when it comes to giving gifts, we think they’re spot on. However, a new study conducted by Vistaprint UK claims that in-laws are the...
Nov 22, 2017 2:34 pm
How to Survive Christmas 'Revertigo' and Have a Merry Time With Your Family
This time of year is all about families getting together and celebrating what’s important. However, there’s another element to a gathering of so many adult relatives for Christmas. It’s called...
Nov 21, 2017 5:18 pm
5 Ways to Keep Family Strains From Ruining Your Holiday
Every single holiday season, my mother was convinced that our extended family would happily gather – think Modern Family but not nearly as pretty or wealthy – and frolic our way through the...
Nov 5, 2017 10:00 am
Alexa Ray Joel Has Inherited Christie Brinkley and Billy Joel's Many Talents
Although she's an accomplished singer-songwriter on her own right, Alexa Ray Joel is still best known for being the stunning spawn of supermodel Christie Brinkley and musician Billy Joel. Alexa has...
Sep 19, 2017 5:44 pm
My Germaphobia Ruins My Family's Vacations
It’s 2 a.m. I’m wide awake, and I’m freezing. If I’d known we were going to have to stay in a hotel, I would have done what I always do before a hotel stay: Pack sweatpants and extra socks to make...
Jun 30, 2017 3:40 pm
My In-Laws and I Aren't the Same Kind of People, and We're Both at Fault for the Mess We're In
This essay about dealing with in-laws was written by Jenna Patrick, author of The Rules of Half. I sift through the pans in the cake decorating aisle, my daughters in the cart behind me. There is...
Jun 14, 2017 2:24 pm
I Used to Cry in My Car About My Lung Cancer Diagnosis. Now I Want Everyone to Know About It
Susan Lee, 54, is a wife, mother of three, and vice president of sales who lives in Brookeville, MD. She’s partnered with the American Lung Association’s <a href="http://www.lungforce.org/"...
Jun 14, 2017 2:23 pm
My Mother’s Smoking Caused Her Lung Cancer. It Also May Have Caused Mine
Susan Lee, 54, is a wife, a mother of three, and a vice president of sales who lives in Brookeville, MD. She’s partnered with the American Lung Association’s <a href="http://www.lungforce.org/"...
May 16, 2017 4:25 pm
After 9 Miscarriages She Was Convinced She Would Never Have Kids. Then, Her Sister Made a Joke
All Melissa Kayser wanted was to have a baby of her own. But after countless fertility and in-vitro treatments and nine miscarriages, she'd had enough. Babies just weren't in the picture, she...
Apr 27, 2017 3:51 pm
This Test Can Prove Whether You're Related to the Vikings
If the TV show Who Do You Think You Are is your guilty pleasure, listen up! Tracing your family history can be a rewarding task, and this short experiment can unearth some hidden secrets from the...
Apr 17, 2017 12:51 pm
Jenna Bush Hager Shares New Photo of Daughter Mila on Her Birthday and Reveals 'Humiliating' Mom Moment
Mom Jenna Bush Hager's story about daughter Mila proves that stars really are just like us. During a segment of the TODAY Show, the mother of two told co-host Kathie Lee Gifford that her...
Apr 4, 2017 3:43 pm
20 Sets of Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Related
Surprise! These pairs of celebrities have a family connection. Who knew? Showbiz is full of famous family pairs like siblings Joan and John Cusack or parent-child duos like Jon Voigt and Angelina...
Mar 17, 2017 5:33 pm
See Then-and-Now Photos of Your Favorite Celebrity Families Through the Years
Wow, does time fly! These sweet celebrity family photos from stars like Kelly Ripa, Tom Selleck, and Catherine Zeta-Jones prove that a lot can change in just a matter of years. MUST SEE: See All...
Mar 13, 2017 12:10 pm
Joni Sledge of Sister Sledge and 'We Are Family' Fame Has Died
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Sledge sisters, their family, and their fans as they mourn the death of Joni Sledge. She was only 60 years old. Joni was a founding member of Sister Sledge, a...
Mar 3, 2017 9:30 am
Congratulations to Tori Spelling on Becoming a Mom of 5!
Tori Spelling has just given birth to baby no. 5! The Beverly Hills, 90210 star and her husband, Dean McDermott welcomed a baby boy on March 2. His name is Beau Dean McDermott, and he weighed 5...