Family & Relationships Top Stories

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

Grandparents Make All the Difference for Traumatized Kids

By Sally Abrahms, Next Avenue | Caring For Children

A new report shows the powerful impact of living with loving relatives

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What Makes a Marriage Work

By Marc Silver, Next Avenue | Dating & Marriage & Sex

My colleagues' words of wisdom actually were pretty wise (and lasting)

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Can You Love Your Grandchild Too Much?

By Susan Stiffelman | Family Matters

A grandmother worries that she's become fixated on her granddaughter.

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When Families Live Together: A Survival Guide

By Georgia Witkin | Family Matters

Are your kids and grandkids moving in with you? Believe it or not, it's a good thing.

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The Other Side of Grandparenting

By Kathleen Curtis Wilson | Caring For Children

We love being grandparents, but we're also honest with one another about the challenges of the role

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Are You Ready for Your Grandchild's Summer Visit?

By Audrey Van Buskirk | Caring For Children

It's the season for sleepovers. Are you and your home prepared?

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6 Ways to Save on Pet Care Costs

By Sally Stich | Pets

You love your pet dearly, but taking care of him can cost a pretty penny. Here's how to save on your pet's expenses.

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How to Provide for Your Disabled Adult Child's Future

By Janet Reynolds, Next Avenue | Caring For Children

How special needs trusts and last-to-die life insurance policies can help

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7 Worst Things to Say to A Friend on a Diet

By Sally Stich | Friendship

You may mean well, but these comments are almost certain to derail your loved one's efforts to lose weight.

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Could You Live With Your Grandchildren?

By Rebecca Webber | Family Matters

Goodbye, peace and quiet. Hello, hugs and kisses.

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