family

  1. Parenting

    Why I tell my kids they're part alien

    "Mommy, what are we?" asked my 7-year-old son. We were sitting at the kitchen table with his 5-year-old sister and my...
  2. Books

    12 best, hottest summer reads for the whole family

    Next time you take a family outing to the local bookstore, keep these books in mind — they're perfect for the entire family.
  3. Television

    QUIZ: Which dysfunctional TV family are you?

    There are so many families out there that are just a little off-kilter, and when you put them on TV, those characteristics are...
  4. Tips & Advice

    6 Ways to tell if your kids are stressed out

    Even tots can get tense, but moms and dads who manage their own stress well can help their kids stay on an even keel.
  5. Toys and Play

    8 Board games to play with your kindergartner

    Family game night is a lot more fun with these simple, mom-tested board games everyone will love to play again and again.
  6. Tips & Advice

    How to deal when your husband's always on the road

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    When a spouse travels for work, much of the parenting falls on the partner left behind. This can be challenging for both parents and...
  7. Tips & Advice

    Helping children cope when a sibling has special needs

    When one of your children has special needs, giving his or her siblings extra love and understanding helps maintain a happy home.
  8. Tips & Advice

    Dad entrepreneurs share how they keep family a priority

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    These dad-preneurs show how their families play a vital role in their businesses, and how they keep their kids a priority.
  9. Food & Recipes

    6 Ways you can carve out time for a meal

    Family time is important but between busy work schedules, extracurricular activities and entertainment distractions, it’s tough to...
  10. Tips & Advice

    Confessions of a stepmom

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    Whether you are a single parent planning to remarry or a stepmother of three, you know that blending a family requires careful...
  11. Living

    10 Modern families that are making a difference through activism

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    All families have their unique traditions. Some families like to sing together. Others go on long, vigorous bike rides. Then there...
  12. Tips & Advice

    Playing with Barbie dolls won’t destroy self-esteem

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    Does Barbie's image need a makeover or do parents just need to relax?
  13. Diet

    10 Things to change about your family diet this year

    Many of us start off the year vowing to improve the quality of our family's diet by including more healthy foods and less junk. That...
  14. Tips & Advice

    Keeping your kids out of family drama

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    Every family has its own special variety of drama. Some families just have the strange aunt or uncle who is always up to no good,...
  15. Diet

    Keeping family healthy with insurance reform

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    Insurance reform has meant a lot of changes, especially for families. Here are some aspects of the Affordable Care Act you should...
  16. Finance

    What health care reform means for your family

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    The topic of health care reform causes different reactions in everyone. But regardless of your feelings, one thing you should not...
  17. Parenting

    7 Basic rules for sharing a family computer

    Not every household can afford for each family member to have his or her own tablet. If you're sharing a computer or other tech...
  18. Diet

    What your daughter should know about fitness

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    I take my daughter with me to CrossFit every day. I want her to remember watching her mom lift heavy weights, climb ropes and sweat....
  19. Women's Health

    How to stay fit during and after pregnancy

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    I've always found exercise to be a challenge, but when I became pregnant, I knew I had to commit to a healthy lifestyle. Here's my...
  20. Thanksgiving

    The kindness catalog

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    With the holiday season around the corner, we're all feeling that little extra warmth in our hearts. Use those feelings to bring...