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I Broke Up with My Fiancé Over Election Conspiracy Theories

While this woman could put up with some degree of differences, too much got to be too much. Plus: What to do if you have a loved one caught up in a conspiracy theory.

How to Respond When Someone Makes a Racist Comment

When it comes to racism, silence can be deafening—and even deadly. Try these approaches if you're having trouble figuring out...


8 Children’s Nursery Rhymes That Are Actually Racist

Can a catchy little rhyme really be that problematic? Yes—and it’s one way racism was inextricably woven into American life....

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10 Things You May Not See in Schools After Coronavirus

What will happen when kids go back to school? For students of all ages, from kindergarten through college, there will...


It Took Me 34 Years to Realize I Was Racist

But wait—I have a black friend!


14 Small Ways You Can Fight Racism Every Day

Think you can't make a difference every single day? You can. Here's how.

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10 Clever Ways People Are Celebrating Birthdays Under Quarantine

While COVID-19 may have limited people's abilities to actively go out and celebrate their birthdays, that doesn't mean creative celebrations...


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11 Ways Teachers Are Going Above and Beyond During Coronavirus

Teaching isn't just a profession—it's a calling. No one embodies this more than these inspirational, innovative teachers, who are doing...


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All the Jokes My Dad Has Made During Quarantine

I've been quarantining with my parents for weeks. As you can imagine, the humor situation has gotten out of hand.

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13 Random Acts of Kindness in the Age of Coronavirus That’ll Give You Hope

Acts of kindness, no matter how small, can still bring hope during a pandemic.


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16 Things We’re All Looking Forward to Once Social Distancing Ends

Real-people share stories about what they're most looking forward to doing after self-quarantine restrictions finally let up.


How I’m Celebrating Mother’s Day During Coronavirus

What a manicure taught me about love, happiness, and my mom.


Why My Quarantine Birthday Was Actually One of the Best Ever

I was dreading my quarantine birthday. How would I celebrate my milestone year sans party, cake, and gifts?


I’m a Guidance Counselor—Here’s How I’m Keeping My Kids Calm About Coronavirus

It’s not easy to parent during a pandemic, but a few simple strategies can help children cope with their new...