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The 12 Best Low-Maintenance Dogs for Busy People

There's no shame in admitting it: You want a dog to love, but you don't have a ton of spare time. Experts say these low-key canines are your best bets.

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30 Christmas Eve Traditions That Create Merry Memories

Liven up this merry holiday with new customs and fun twists on old favorites


36 of the Best Kids’ Christmas Movies on Netflix

The holiday season is the perfect time for a family movie night with these kids' Christmas movies on Netflix!


28 Christmas Movies on Disney+ the Whole Family Will Enjoy

Hot cocoa, cookies, and holiday movies? Sign us up!


13 Sweet Vintage Letters to Santa—from Almost 100 Years Ago

Sweet, vintage letters to Santa from Texas farm kids recall a simpler, more generous time.

25 Gifts for Tween Boys That Are Cool and Unusual

Having a hard time finding the perfect present for the tween boy in your life? We’re about to make your...


I’ve Been to Every Disney Park in the World—And These Are My Favorites

Get the insider scoop on Disney parks around the globe from an expert who's visited them all.

The Best Affordable Laptops for Back-to-School

These budget-friendly laptops are perfect for students and casual web surfers. You're welcome!


The Most Stylish and Fun Backpacks for School and Work

Zappos has the best selection of backpacks to tote your gear to work and school. Here are our favorites, from...


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40 Back to School Memes That’ll Crack You Up

Whether you're a longtime parent or brand new teacher, you'll be cackling at these memes before the big day.


The 25 Best Outdoor Games to Keep Kids Entertained All Summer

Outdoor games provide children with valuable learning experiences, social interaction, exercise, and, oh, a ton of fun!

Mitch Albom on What It Means to Be a Real Father to a Special Orphan

What is a real father? An orphan in Haiti teaches ­­bestselling author Mitch Albom a wonderful new definition.


14 Kiddie Pools to Keep Children, Dogs, and Adults Cool This Summer

Who says kiddie pools are just for kids? These backyard must-haves are perfect for anyone who needs a break from...


16 Best Backyard Games for the Whole Family

Get ready for a little friendly competition! These backyard games make staying close to home a whole lot more fun.


15 Memorial Day Activities for the Whole Family

There are lots of great ways to celebrate Memorial Day, even now when we're still trying to keep our distance...


My Father and I Weren’t Close When He Died, but Eating Fast Food Brings Back Good Memories of Him

In his short, difficult life, 
a greasy meal and a soda were 
a balm for my father. 
Every time I...

Who Is Considered Immediate Family?

Who technically counts as your immediate family? Is it just your spouse and kids, or could it include your parents,...


50 Acts of Kindness for Kids to Do to Make the World a Better Place

Kids may be little, but they can make a big difference in the world by performing these simple acts of...


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21 of the Best Scavenger Hunt Riddles for Kids

Keep your kids (or fellow grown-ups!) occupied for hours with these scavenger hunt riddles that you can place all around...


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16 Forgotten Manners Every Parent Should Teach Their Child

Saying "please" and "thank you" is just the tip of the iceberg.


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35 Family Quotes That Hit Close to Home

Keep these family quotes in your back pocket to show how much you care.


The Problem with Birthday Balloons No One Talks About

If you think that balloons are just a bit of harmless fun, think again. Find out the serious risks they...


5 Tips to Help You Quiet the Chronic Complainer in Your Life

Talking to a Debbie Downer can stress you out, but with the right tools you can lighten the mood...


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How Hackers Could Use Virtual Schooling to Steal Your Information

Are you doing everything you can to keep your family safe during the pandemic? If you’re not taking proactive measures...


19 Classic Board Games Everyone Should Own

It's game night, and these classic board games offer up a dose of nostalgia alongside strategy and fun.


11 Old-School Classroom Items Everyone Forgets

When's the last time you saw an overhead projector? Take a trip down memory lane with these old-school school items.


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Heartwarming Stories of Teachers Who Changed Their Students’ Lives

Good educators share knowledge. 
Great ones make an impression that stays in their students’ hearts forever.


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The 34 Most Inspirational Quotes About Teaching

These teacher quotes truly capture the priceless value of all educators and how their influence can touch lives.