I am my family’s refuge, and they are mine. —Melvina Young

Family Making Home a Healing Place

I looked at my daughter’s face and knew she needed sanctuary. She needed haven from the constant flow of ne...

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Kids Beyond Texting: Teaching Kids the Art of Letter Writing

So often, it’s the littlest hearts and hands that have the biggest ideas, the hugest hopes, the greatest love. And...

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Kids DIY Activity Spinners for Kids

Help kids come up with little ways to change the world.

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Kids Passing the Geek Parent Baton: Welcoming Kids to Your Favorite Fandoms

For a geek dad, geek mom or geek parent whose heart and mind are filled by the songs and stories of popular cultur...

Real Stories: Supporting Friends through Divorce

Care & Concern Real Stories: Supporting Friends through Divorce

“I remember the feeling of being very much alone. I think lots of friends assumed that I was doing ok or that ...

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Care & Concern Real Stories: Supporting Friends Caring for Parents

“My nana had Alzheimer’s. When you care for a loved one whose health is declining before your eyes, it can be ...

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Family How to Support Foster Families

It’s so exciting when someone you know welcomes a child into their lives, whether by birth, adoption, or fostering...

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Encouragement Comforting Words: What to Say and Do in Tough Times

When someone we know suffers a loss or is going through a difficult situation, we’re often not sure what to say. S...

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Family Six Tips for Supporting New Parents

I’m going to start this off with a confession: My memories of the first few months after I became a first-time mom...

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Halloween Family Halloween Movie Night Recommendations

Looking for a Fall family night activity? Round up the kids for an evening of Halloween shivers and snacks. We’ve ...

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Gifting Grandparent Gift Ideas They’ll Love and Remember

Grandma and Grandpa. Nana and Papa. Tita and Tito. No matter what you call them, there may be no greater personifi...

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Family Fun Family Activities to Try at Home

For every parent who’s wanted more family time, well, we’ve got it. Maybe not in the form we imagined—no road trip...