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You may be a busy mom, but it's important to carve out some family bonding time (or some kid-free me-time) in your schedule. Whether you're looking for holiday ideas, travel tips or book and game reviews, look no further.

How to Make a 12-Month Plan

Illustration by Grace Lee

Family Fun Creating a 12-Month Plan for You and Your Family

How to set yourself up for the best year ever.


By Veronica Chambers
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My Husband Now Handles Our Child's Schedule, and He Is Freaking Out!

What happens when a recently retired husband can't handle the pressure of taking care of his daughter's rigorous schedul...

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Dolly Parton Library of Congress

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Dolly Parton's Charity Donates Its 100 Millionth Book

She is best known as a country music icon, but her philanthropic efforts are just as big.

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How to find a mentor

Illustration by José Louis Merino

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How to Find a Mentor

Mentors can show you how to grow in your current position or help give you the confidence to explore a new career. Regar...

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Help! My Teen Daughter Wants the Cutest Hairstyles, But I Can't Even Give Her a French Braid

When one mom's teenage daughter wants to rock the latest faux-hawk and the likes, frustration sets in quickly.

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5 Best Apps for Doing Your Taxes

Don’t dread doing your taxes when modern technology can take lots of stress out of the situation. Filing your return, ke...

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4 Steps to Get Organized for Tax Season

Doing your taxes can be a hassle. However, there are some simple ways to get yourself organized to avoid a last-minute s...

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When the Toughest Mom-Shamers Are Family

Mom-shaming is always hard to deal with, but it leaves a deeper wound when it’s the people closest to you—family.

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DIY Bath Bombs

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How to Make These Easy (and Adorable!) Bath Bombs at Home

Learn how to make these easy and beautiful bath bombs. Do we really need an excuse to relax in the tub?

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Coming of Age

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The Gadgets and Services to Help Aging Loved Ones Live More Independently

It used to be that trying to help your parents safely age in place (the term for staying in their own home as they get o...

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Do Different Daily in February 2018

We’re making your goal digging goals possible in 2018. Whether you want to achieve your resolutions or make a small life ...

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