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Father's Day Celebrating two dads on Father's Day: Tips and ideas inspired by real families

As a dad, I appreciate Father’s Day. Even though my family has never made a really big deal out of it, it’s always so...

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Father's Day 65 Father’s Day gift ideas for the dads in your life

What does a dad want for Father’s Day? Mostly, dads—including this one—just want to be known, appreciated and love...

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Card Ideas Card messages for kids: What to write in a kid’s birthday card

After the birthday party, when the calm has returned, is when my kids come back to their birthday cards. The cards ar...

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Birthday How to throw the ultimate surprise birthday party

Throwing a surprise birthday party is about more than just popping confetti and sharing cake, even though those thing...

A little girl with a white bow in her hair colors in a free printable birthday coloring page on a coral-colored surface; surrounding her are more coloring pages, a tray full of crayons in different hues, gift boxes in shades of orange, white, pink and red, and light pink balloons.

Birthday Free birthday coloring pages to add more fun to the celebration

The best birthdays are the ones filled with lots of little treats and fun activities, from sunup to sundown. If you’r...

An assortment of gifts wrapped in wrapping paper and gift bags are decorated in fun and playful ways for kids, including a gift that's been wrapped and decorated to look like a birthday cake with candles, a gift covered in thumbprints that have been turned into little cartoon characters, a gift wrapped with yellow paper and decorated with 3D daisy flowers, and a gift in a bag with a matching card envelope that's been made to look like a dog wearing a party hat.

Gift Wrapping 4 cute and creative ways to wrap gifts for kids

There’s something extra fun about wrapping gifts for kids. Maybe it’s the look on their faces when they’re handed a r...

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Friends Friendship messages: What to write in a friendship card

Whether it’s your friend’s birthday or just any old day, sending a card is a great way to bring a smile and nurture ...

An illustration of a man and woman holding a new baby, which is cuddled in a sling across the man's chest; the little family is surrounded by illustrations of different gift ideas you might give to new parents, like food, a cute hat for bad hair days, headphones and more.

Baby Gifts for new parents: Thoughtful things to give and do

We know what to get for babies: onesies and blankies and binkies. But what about the newly overwhelmed moms and dads?...

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Care & Concern Planning together: End-of-life memory-making and memory-keeping

In 2019, I lost my father to cancer. When his tumor was discovered, we were bombarded by hospitals, tests and then, u...

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Lifestyle 30+ Self-Care Journal Prompts

As a writer, journaling is pretty much my go-to self-care tool. When I need to check in with myself, scribble down so...