Family Fun

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.

 A+ Active Toys

Videos

A+ Active Toys

Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht and Lifestyle Editor Suzanne Rust get playful with the latest indoor and outdoor active t...

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Pets

Pets Behaving Badly? Could Be Separation Anxiety

Excessive barking, "accidents" and destructive behavior can all be ways of saying "Don't leave me!" Here's how to help y...

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Top Travel Toys

Videos

Top Travel Toys

Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht shares with Lifestyle Editor Suzanne Rust her favorite travel toys sure to keep kids ente...

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Travel

The Best Water Parks in the USA

From wave pools and lazy rivers to thrill rides and high-tech attractions, there’s something for everyone in our roundup ...

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Relationships

Modern Life: Heather and Matthew Deighton Find Balance Through Their Mormon Faith

A healthy sense of humor helps a lot too.

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Relationships

Divorce Goes Digital

Writer Christina Tynan-Wood decided to end her marriage digitally. Here’s how that went.

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Family Fun

A Surprising Way to Get a Glimpse into Your Kid's Future

Help your child get what they really want out of life with this fun, creative technique.

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Volunteering

The 20 Most Influential Moms of 2017

Bringing passion, grit and determination to both their family and their careers, these 20 women are living proof that ne...

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Pets

5 Dog-Friendly Travel Destinations

Canines get in on the family fun at these dog-friendly vacation spots.

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Volunteering

Local Hero: Young Women with Special Needs Enjoy Their Moment in the Spotlight

Jordan Somer and the Miss Amazing pageant celebrate ability, empowerment and the beauty within us all.

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Relationships

Modern Life: Meet the 21st-Century Brady Bunch

Jen Bell and Santiago Uceda's newly blended multiethnic family is finding its groove.

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Relationships

Star Turn: Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes’ hit TV shows really pack in the draaaama! But in real life, the mom of three is an easygoing parent prone ...

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