Family & Relationships Top Stories

Expert advice, tips and stories about family, friendship, pets, dating, and more.

How to Raise Moral Grandkids

By The Editors | Family Matters

Five virtues children should know to be kind, caring adults, and how you can help teach them.

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8 Ways to Cope When You're Overwhelmed

By George Schofield, Ph.D. | Inspiring Stories & Wisdoms

Between constant babysitting for her grandkids and caregiving for her aging husband, one woman divulges her secrets to staying sane.

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6 Habits That Hurt Your Relationship With Your Kids

By Ellen Breslau | Family Matters

When it comes to our grown kids, we may have the best of intentions, but sometimes our actions can backfire

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7 Mantras to Live By — What Are Yours?

By Patricia Corrigan, Next Avenue | Inspiring Stories & Wisdoms

What one baby boomer has found to be encouraging, wise and helpful along the way

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Video: Grandma Dottie's Sweet Surprise

By The Editors | Inspiring Stories & Wisdoms

Grandma Dottie took a trip down memory lane thanks to her granddaughter's sweet surprise.

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6 Everyday Items That Can Hurt Your Pet

By Sara Schwartz | Pets

Found in most homes, these foods, plants, and products spell danger for your dog and cat.

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High School Sweethearts Marry 68 Years Later

By The Editors | Inspiring Stories & Wisdoms

Frank Gray and Ava Hatch reunite after decades apart

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Kids Toughest Questions Answered

By Ellen Breslau | Family Matters

From kids asking "Do I look fat?" to "Why are my parents so mean?" our expert gives answers you'll want to take note of.

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7 Questions to Ask Your Spouse Right Now

By Kristen Sturt | Dating & Marriage & Sex

Long-term couples often wait too long to talk about crucial relationship, money, and retirement issues. Don't put off these conversations any longer.

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Why Some Grown Kids Cut Off Their Parents

By Elizabeth Vagnoni, Next Avenue | Family Matters

Could their estrangement be caused by how we raised them?

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