5 Things You Might Not Know About the Elf on the Shelf
The Elf on the Shelf—whether you find him cute, annoying or somewhere in between, he's everywhere these days, making the holiday season even more complicated for parents. We did a little investigating on this elusive creature that has become a phenomenon, and discovered a few things …
10 Ridiculously Expensive Christmas Gifts We Can Only Wish For
Christmas is a time for joyous giving and families coming together and singing and eggnog. But we all know that on some level it’s all about the presents.
10 Great Educational Trips to Take During the School Year
School is back in session in a lot of places, but that doesn’t mean that travel is completely off-limits for your family.
10 Ways to Give Your Kids a Boost By Helping Them Study Better
When your kids go back to school, it’s almost like you go back to school, too. Teachers and childhood development professionals agree that when a child’s parents are involved in his education, he learns more and gets better grades. That means, you have just as big a r…
See the Orphans From ‘Annie’ Then and Now
All the orphans from the movie ‘Annie’ lived a hard knock life — considering audience members really only gave their two-cents to the title character — and were always looking forward to tomorrow. By the end of the flick, it looked like they had a brighter future, b…
The 12 Most Essential Back-to-School Supplies Your Kids Need for a Great Year
Somehow another summer has flown by and the kiddos are headed back to school again. Sure, that means vacations are over, the house will be empty and days at the pool are numbered. But what it also means is that it’s time to shop for supplies.
Merriam-Webster Drops an ‘F-Bomb’ into the Dictionary
It may not be good form to use the actual word, but the term for it is now officially a part of the English language. The word czars at Merriam-Webster have added the “F-bomb” to the dictionary.
10 Awesome Reactions By Moms to Their Mother’s Day Gifts
Moms do a lot for us. Even after we are no longer their responsibility, they are still doing things for us that we take for granted. We should be celebrating these great ladies every single day of the year, not just on Mother’s Day.
10 Tanning Fails That Will Make You Blush, If You Can
The weather can make it tough to get a golden tan all year ’round. So when you need that sun-kissed look at the wrong time of year, you have to take matters into your own hands. It is not at all uncommon to turn to tanning beds, self-applied tans or spray tans, but these don’t always go the way they…
Why Would a Politician Call the Girl Scouts a ‘Radicalized Organization?’
State lawmakers in Indiana were recently presented with a resolution to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts organization and honor the positive influence the group has had on American women. Representative Bob Morris, a Republican from Fort Wayne, was the only representative to refuse…
Just ‘Cause You’re Freelance Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Get Full-Time Perks – Dollars and Sens…
Freelancing allows you to make money on your own terms without permanent employment, but it also means you don’t have access to certain perks like group insurance, administrative support and job growth assistance. Though, since a reported 30 percent of the US workforce is now freelan…
‘The Simpsons’ 500th Episode Offers a Secret Message to Fans
‘The Simpsons,’ that prime time television show we all love, has done the impossible by staying on the air for 22 years and 500 episodes. This exceptional milestone was reached on Sunday evening on Fox. But is it still as good at 500 episodes as it was at 100?