Before & After: The 12 Best Kid’s Bedroom Makeovers We’ve Ever Seen
Fabulous wall murals, clever IKEA hacks, and more!
Jun 30, 2022
10 Family Dinner Ideas Under $10
Budget dinners for busy families.
Jun 30, 2022
10 Parents on The One Family Dinner Recipe That’s Always a Hit
What to make when you need a winner dinner.
Jun 30, 2022
10 Screen-Free Toys and Activities to Keep Your Kids Occupied on a Road Trip
This is how everyone has a good time on a road trip.
Jun 29, 2022
6 Outdoor Essentials That Get Extra Dirty During the Summer — And How to Keep Them Clean
As a busy mom of five, I know what to expect now.
Jun 28, 2022
5 Ways I Deal with the Dirt and Mess of Camping with Kids
I do these things so I can spend my time and energy watching for bugs instead.
Jun 28, 2022
10 Kids’ Beds with Slides, Because an Indoor Slide is Every Kid’s Dream
There's nothing better than an indoor slide.
Jun 28, 2022
The 7 Ways I’m Childproofing My Home Now That I Have a Second Baby On The Way
Over time, I let my guard down, but it's time to get serious again.
Jun 27, 2022
The Newest Kids Birthday Party Trend Is Actually a Great Idea — and It’s Cheap, Too!
I'm definitely keeping this one in mind.
Jun 27, 2022
8 Homemade Holiday Gifts Your Kids Can Work On This Summer
Because no one has time to do these in December.
Jun 27, 2022
Childhood Story: Orange Pants & The Purple Villain
You mentioned that your father told you Orange Pants stories when you were a kid. What were they like and will you share one?Debra N.Dear Debra,Flattery will get you everywhere :). Of course, I’d love to share the story and thanks for asking. I’ve never written one down before. My father would make them up as he put us to bed and then later on I made them up and told them to my first through third graders at nap time when I was a teacher.
Jun 27, 2022
Nutella Fluff is the Creamiest, Dreamiest Summer Dessert
Eat it straight from the bowl with your kids.
Jun 24, 2022
55+ Kid-Friendly Dinner Recipes For When You Don’t Know What to Cook
Including chicken, pasta, beef, and vegetarian ideas!
Jun 23, 2022
What I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Was a Young Mom
This is what I know now that I didn't know then.
Jun 23, 2022
I Finally Found a Mosquito Repellent Product That Actually Works
You can bid those bugs goodbye, for real this time!
Jun 22, 2022
8 Stylish Kids Dressers That Can Go from the Nursery to the Teen’s Room
Wait until you see some of the handles!
Jun 22, 2022
Before & After: Empty Ceiling Space Becomes a Lofted Playroom
This is a very clever use of space.
Jun 22, 2022
How to Tame the Stuffed Animals Taking Over Your Kid’s Room, According to a Pro Organizer
They were everywhere, and we needed a reset.
Jun 21, 2022
We Tried 6 Methods for Grilling Chicken, and the Winner Delivered Tender, Juicy Perfection
Summer family dinners have a new star player.
Jun 21, 2022
50 Activities You Can Do with Your Kids This Summer —And They’re All Free!
Great ideas for long summer days.
Jun 20, 2022
Ask Maxwell: The Funnest/Funniest Thing I Found This Summer
Hey Maxwell! I know you were on vacation last month. What was the funnest thing you did with your daughter? TroublemakerDear Troublemaker,When I saw your question come in a smile ran across my face — for two reasons! Number one, I was glad you were holding my feet to the fire and putting me on the spot in my own current life, and, number two, I HAVE THE PERFECT ANSWER FOR YOU. This is going to be a very simple and short answer.
Jun 20, 2022
I Make Cookies for a Living, and This Is the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe of Them All
They're super simple, yet perfect in every way.
Jun 17, 2022
The Stain-Fighting Tool My Teen Daughter Asks Me to Buy Again and Again (Yes, Really)
It's a must-have for white Converse.
Jun 16, 2022
8 Futon Bunk Beds for the Coolest Sleep Setup
Because what’s cooler than a built-in lounge space?
Jun 14, 2022
The Best Baby Gift I Received — I Send It to All My Pregnant Friends Now!
It's the gift that keeps on giving.
Jun 14, 2022
10 Ways to Pack a Summer Camp Lunch Box
From lunch box muffins to pasta salad.
Jun 14, 2022
This Veggie and Dip Family Snack Board Is How I Feed My Kids in the Summer
"I've found that my two kids will eat four times as many vegetables when they are presented with tasty dips and a few special snacks."
Jun 13, 2022
Ask Maxwell: How Can I Help My Daughter to Fall Asleep?
My daughter is in sixth grade, school starts early but has trouble falling asleep at night so she’s exhausted every day. Any recommendations? LucyDear Lucy,I have insomnia myself so I’ve wrestled with this for years. As a kid I used to lay awake in bed and listen to my clock radio for hours before falling asleep.
Jun 13, 2022
The Easy Italian Chicken Dinner I Make Over and Over Again (and It’s a One-Pan Meal!)
I usually make it for Shabbat dinner for my family.
Jun 10, 2022
This Insane S’mores Recipe Is About to Go Viral
It's basically all the best salty-sweet ingredients in one amazing grilled treat.
Jun 10, 2022
I Have 5 Kids. Here’s How I Get (and Keep) Their Bedrooms Organized
These routines really help keep things under control.
Jun 9, 2022
Before and After: A Small, Dirty Kitchen Gets a Bright, Scandi-Inspired, Family-Friendly Makeover
Now it's a dream family kitchen, with an amazing circular window.
Jun 9, 2022
This Star Wars-Themed Removable Wallpaper Is the Best Thing I’ve Done to My Son’s Room
When he gets tired of it, we'll just take it off.
Jun 8, 2022
The Easy Laundry Routine I’ve Started that Helps Me Declutter My Kids’ Clothes
Seasonal decluttering now only takes a few minutes.
Jun 8, 2022
I Am Not a Crafty Mom, and I’m Not Ashamed About It One Bit
If it's not your thing, it's not your thing.
Jun 8, 2022
Everything You Need to Know to Start Indoor Rock Climbing With Your Family
There's lots of cheering on involved!
Jun 7, 2022
20+ Easy On-the-Go Snacks for Kids That Involve Zero Cooking
Forget the oven.
Jun 7, 2022
My $7 Costco Buy That Won Dinner Last Weekend
Plus, the simple way I upgrade them to a restaurant-worthy side.
Jun 7, 2022
Everything You Need to Know to Start Biking With Your Family
Hint: it's a "wheelie good" family hobby.
Jun 7, 2022
The $16 Solution to Your Family’s ‘Clothes Chair’ Problem
In other words, how to get your kids to hang up their clothes.
Jun 6, 2022
Ask Maxwell: How Can I Get My Son Excited About Reading?
My son is nine and not very excited about reading in the way that I was at his age. Do you have any suggestions for getting him going or simply into stories?– RonaldDear Ronald,While I know schools teach reading, I’ve always found that everyone eventually reads and it just COMES when the time is right.
Jun 6, 2022
10 Small-Space Tricks We’re Stealing from These Clever Before and After Projects
Making the most of all tight spaces.
Jun 3, 2022
Finally! I Found a Trick That Actually Keeps Berries Fresh for Longer
No more moldy strawberries!
Jun 3, 2022
8 Ways to Keep Kids Entertained During a Birthday Party
Giant outdoor unicorn bowling, anyone?
Jun 2, 2022
The Birthday Party Tradition You Should Absolutely Stop Doing
This is one bit of party "etiquette" that really needs to stop.
Jun 1, 2022
How to Make a Classic Birthday Cake
Of course there are sprinkles.
Jun 1, 2022
My Easy Go-To Birthday Gift for Middle Schoolers
It's always a hit.
Jun 1, 2022