Family & Parenting

We’ve rounded up the best parenting tips—including kids activities, cooking advice and family vacation ideas—from moms and dads who’ve been there. Parent of the year award goes to: You.

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    The Best Gifts for Dads Who Love to Cook

    Finding a gift for the man in your life isn't always an easy task. But if he's an at-home chef...


    9 Things Food Poisoning Experts Always Avoid

    Some foods are more associated with illnesses than others, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But...


    What Summer Looked Like the Year You Were Born

    You know the saying, "some things never change." Well, it's the truth—especially when it comes to our favorite summer traditions....


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    Our Best Tips for Baking with Kids (and Having a Blast While You’re at It!)

    A little time in the kitchen is all it takes to create lasting memories for everyone.


    5 Farm Camps for Kids Who Love the Outdoors

    For kids who love gardening and animals, there's nothing better than spending a week (or more) at a farm summer...


    How to Protect Your Family from E. Coli

    If news of an E. coli outbreak has you feeling anxious, you're not alone. Learn more about it and find...


    6 Heartwarming Stories That Will Make You Want to Hug Your Mom

    Mom knew how to make dinner fun. These reader-submitted stories will make you long for the good ol' days!


    Parents Have Been Lying to Us About Bread Crust for Years, Dietitian Says

    Parents, if you ever forced your kids to eat the bread crust on sandwiches because it was "healthy," now would...

    Hold the Cheetos Soup (and Other Hilarious Childhood Meals)

    Some foods and ingredients are delicious individually—but not mixed together. We collected these childhood memories of unforgettable meals we ate...


    8 Healthy Habits Dietitians Teach to Their Family

    My mom, a registered dietitian, gave me advice on how to eat well and exercise—advice I still follow today.


    Got a Budding Chef at Home? Sign Them Up for These Cooking Summer Camps

    If your child loves to cook, bump those skills to the next level with a week at one of these...


    3 Smoothies Your Kids Will Happily Have for Breakfast

    Smoothies are the way to go for a quick kid-friendly breakfast.


    The Truth Behind Passed-Down Family Recipes

    Your grandmother's secret apple pie or aunt's special casserole might not be as much of an heirloom as you thought....


    This DIY Doggie Gift Basket is the Perfect Treat for Your Furry Friend

    Pamper your pup with an easy-to-throw-together gift basket. We'll show you the supplies you'll need, some dog gifts and how...


    7 Bad Dinner-Table Habits Your Family Needs to Break

    Put an end to these common dinner distractions and even your teenager will sit up and smile. (Yes….we said, “smile.”)...


    Grandma Said, “Starve a Fever and Feed a Cold.” Was She Right?

    Truth or myth? Learn the science behind this common expression.

    14 Times Moms Approve of Eating Doritos for Dinner

    Doritos for dinner may seem like an unlikely dream, but we've got a bunch of mom-approved dishes you'll love to...


    Disney Is Canceling the “Happily Ever After” Fireworks Show—Here’s What You...

    The iconic show at Magic Kingdom is about to reach its end. But new Disney World fireworks are coming soon!