Family Fun

You may be a busy mom, but it's important to carve out some family bonding time (or some kid-free me-time) in your schedule. Whether you're looking for holiday ideas, travel tips or book and game reviews, look no further.

H2OGO! Slime & Splash Water Slide

Photo courtesy of Bestway

Family Fun Summer Playtime

Summer is made for fun and games—including some  splashing around, squishing slime and, perhaps, soaring in the sky. Toy expert Laurie Schacht shares a few of her favorites.

By Laurie Schacht
Liz Pryor

Teen

Why Teens at Home During Summer Are a Lot Like a House Full of Homer Simpsons

Liz Pryor shares a funny take about her teens' slovenly tendencies during summer break.

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Liz Pryor

Relationships

Introducing Advice Guru Liz Pryor

Author, speaker and advice expert Liz Pryor joins Family Circle and brings her wisdom—and often levity!—to complicated l...

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Liz Pryor
Kevin Kolman's Chicago-Style Hot Dogs

Photo by John Kernick

Parties

The Best Recipes for Your 4th of July Party

When Weber Grill Master Kevin Kolman hosts a block party, the whole neighborhood knows the food is going to be fantastic...

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money concerns

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Family Fun

How to Resolve Your Money Issues for Good

No matter what your cash flow concerns, you have the power to conquer them.

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Florida by Lauren Groff

Family Fun

The Best Books of Summer 2018

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry—and someone will definitely get hurt.

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entrepreneurial kids

Photos by (left to right): Rebecca Feldman, Leticia Barr, Annabella Charles Photography

Family Fun

How to Raise an Entrepreneurial Kid

Meet four teens who mean business and the moms who are teaching them how to turn passion into profit.

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hot dogs and burgers on the grill

Photo by Scott Little

backyard bbq

Photo by John Kernick

Family Fun

Our Favorite Songs for 4th of July

Throw the burgers on the grill, put the dog in a red-white-and-blue bandana, create your playlist, and crank these tunes ...

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iRobot Braava Jet 240

Photo courtesy of iRobot

Home

Our Favorite Smart Home Products That Make Your Life Easier

Remember when we thought video phone calls were a thing of the distant future? Now technology is deeply engrained in our ...

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pets

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Pets

The Lifetime Costs of Owning Dogs, Cats, Hamsters, Birds and More

Thinking of getting a pet but not sure what you can realistically afford? The Penny Hoarder looked at some of the most c...

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Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave

Photo courtesy of Harper Design

Home

This Is Not a Drill: Joanna Gaines' Book is Now Available for Pre-Order

Attention Fixer Upper fans: The design bible is officially coming.

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