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Interpersonal relationships are a vital part of everyday life. We know relationships aren’t perfect, but we can help guide you through advice on how to fix common issues, things you should and shouldn’t say to the people in your life, and, of course, roundups of funny cartoons and quotes to remind you that laughter can be the best medicine.

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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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12 Homeschooling Cartoons Every Parent Will Relate to Right Now

A lot of parents around the world had to learn how to become teachers overnight. Sometimes, the only way to...


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5 Traits You Didn’t Know You Inherit from Mom (and 4 You Inherit from Dad)

Here's why men can't blame their mothers for their receding hairline anymore.


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The Real Reason the School Year Doesn’t Start in January

This year, going back to school is fraught with challenges and personal decisions. But while we're on the subject, isn’t...

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Why Do We Eat Birthday Cake?

Hint: It has to do with the Ancient Greeks!


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What Halloween Could Look Like This Year

Is it possible to trick-or-treat during a pandemic? Here's which traditions may be altered or skipped this year—and which can...

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100 Things Turning 100 in 2022

2020 has been a tough year for us all, but these milestones are something to celebrate! Happy Birthday to the...


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12 Ways Back-to-School Season Will Be Different This Year

There are a lot of classroom considerations in 2020—and making matters even more confusing, they vary from state to state...

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12 Tech Tools Kids Can’t Learn Without This Fall

Tech and education experts share the tools and must-have gear that will help kids thrive in the coming school year.


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12 Back-to-School Essentials Every Kid Will Need During a Pandemic

Learn which products, tools, and gear will help protect your child against coronavirus if they are heading back to school...


I Befriended My Childhood Bully 30 Years Later

I thought she was out of my life forever—then she married my cousin.


33 Middle School Vocabulary Words Adults Still Get Wrong

Think you have a strong vocabulary? See how many of these common 8th grade reading words you can recognize when...