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  1. Diet

    7 Ways staying healthy can save you money

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    Staying healthy has many benefits — from an overall better quality of life to a longer life. But did you know it can also save you...
  2. Tips & Advice

    Two moms for Mother’s Day

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    Robyn and Melissa, a same-sex couple, are pros at celebrating Mother’s Day times two. Their happy family includes three kids...
  3. Parenting

    Survey results: The truth about the American family

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    We polled our readers to find out what's true and what's not about the "typical" American family.
  4. Parenting

    Veterans Day photos: Military families

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    On this Veterans Day, we sat down with veterans and their families to see what effect military life has on a family, and what...
  5. Parenting

    Military families: Survival guide

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    Being a military family isn't easy. The stress of having your husband, wife, child or loved one deployed in the military can be...
  6. Celebrity Gossip

    5 Cutest celebrity families

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    Hollywood is rife with darling families -- from the hot celeb parks and farmers markets to coffee runs and soccer practice, we've...
  7. Family Fun

    5 Fun, family-friendly Illinois festivals

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    Looking for something fun to do with your family this summer? Check out these fun festivals that will appeal to the whole family!
  8. Family Fun

    5 Free activities for kids & families in Illinois

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    Who says you need to spend a lot of money to have fun with the family? These five activities and locales will engage all ages -- and...
  9. Family Fun

    Readers tell: My favorite way to bond with dad

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    Tossing the ball, an afternoon fishing or grilling burgers with the man who raised us can make terrific memories. Our readers share...
  10. Tips & Advice

    Fighting the favoritism bug -- one child at a time

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    We all talk a great game when it comes to encouraging our children’s individual selves. Most of us coach a great game, too. We talk...
  11. Family Fun

    6 Best family Christmas movies

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    Love holiday movies? They are so much fun to watch as a family. Wondering which ones your family should rent this season? Then this...
  12. Tips & Advice

    National Adoption Day

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    November is National Adoption Month, created to spread awareness about the need for permanent and loving homes for children in the...
  13. Family Fun

    Best weekend trips for families in Pennsylvania

    Though Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and other cities in Pennsylvania have a lot to offer, sometimes you just want to get away. Let's...
  14. Family Fun

    Great ice cream and dessert places in Ohio

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    You can really tell that Ohio is a farmbelt state when you consider their ice cream. Each town boasts the best ice cream parlor, and...
  15. Family Fun

    Family-friendly hotels in Ohio

    Winter is long and cold in Ohio. Thankfully, there are dozens of hotels within an hour's drive of your home to help you forget the...
  16. Family Fun

    Family Friendly Restaurants in Ohio

    Few people realize what a rich culinary scene Ohio has, beyond being the birthplace of Wendy's. Each of the major cities are home to...
  17. Careers

    How to keep your family organized

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    Some might think the very title of this article is an oxymoron -- but you can do it! Yes, life throws curve balls, people get sick,...