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How to Reduce Your Stress As A Single Parent

Reducing Stress Rob Kardashian made headlines around the world for his latest IG update, as he gave his daughter a heartfelt goodbye before giving her to his partner. While his video highlights a challenge many single mothers and fathers face each day as they hand off child custody for the weekend, it isn’t the most read more »

Famous Mother and Daughter Musical Duos

Some families seem to have music written into the strands of their DNA. You’ve heard of the Jackson 5 and the Bee Gees. There’s Liam and Noel Gallagher who made up the creative, fraternal force behind Oasis, and the sisterly duo, Ann and Nancy Wilson, who led the 70s rock band, Heart, to the top read more »

Live Mobile Updates on Your Elderly Loved Ones Bring Peace of Mind

Thanks to modern technology and smart eldercare, maintaining a high quality of life while aging in place is an increasingly accessible option for many.Aging in place refers to senior citizens who continue to live in their own residences as they age without compromising their safety or quality of life. They have access to all of the read more »

How to Encourage Your Kids Without Becoming Overbearing

She looks so cute in her little ballerina outfit. You wish this phase would last forever. But you know it won’t. She was excited when you first enrolled her in the dance classes. Now, she never wants to practice. And she always finds a reason why she doesn’t want to go. Even though you spent read more »

The 5 Best Places in the U.S. for a Family Boating Vacation

When it comes time to plan a vacation for spring break or during the summer months, many families have different ideas about the location and the activities involved. Some might choose a theme-park vacation while others might feel that a round of historic monuments constitutes summer fun. However, if you and your family love boats read more »

5 Things NOT to Do When You Talk to Your Kids About Cancer

Receiving a cancer diagnosis is hard, but it’s perhaps hardest when you have young children or teens at home. Your children depend on you; like many parents with cancer, you may worry not just about how you’re going to break the news to your kids, but even about how much longer you may be able read more »

12 Ways to Cope While You’re Going Through the Heartbreak of a Divorce

Divorce is painful, stressful, and overwhelming. Here, author Avalon Brandt offers advice on how to manage your emotions, make peace with the past, and reconnect with yourself. Baltimore, MD (July 2014)—Going through a divorce is one of the most difficult things you’ll ever have to do. Your dream of marital bliss is now a nightmare. read more »

Tips for Simple Summer Travel Savings

Tips for Simple Summer Travel Savings (Family Features) Whether you’re traveling solo, with friends, or with the entire family, there are ways to get where you’re going and enjoy your time there without spending your life savings. One of the easiest ways to save on summer travel is to take advantage of free websites and read more »