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(Family Features) To help pull off a sensational seasonal soiree, consider these tips to make the holidays brighter and more manageable.

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(BPT) - Imagine you’re a college student performing with your musical theater troupe. It’s summertime and swampy-hot at the outdoor venue, and it doesn’t help that you’re …

Make a Difference for Children Globally this Holiday Season

(Family Features) This holiday season, gifts can go beyond just thoughtful presents for family, friends and loved ones and can make real impact for children globally.

5 Tips to Help Families Manage Holiday Stress

(Family Features) While it is a joyous time of year, the never-ending to-do lists and school being out of session can make everyone feel a little overwhelmed, children included. Consider these five practical tips to help families proactively …

Healthy Winter Habits: Maintain your health through the colder months

(Family Features) Taking preventive steps and practicing self-care can help protect your health. Reduce the chances you'll contract a serious illness this cold season by following these tips. 

8 Ways Students Can Build a Cultural Identity

(Family Features) Days spent in the classroom are often centered around language, reading, math, science and other traditional curriculum, but there's another key subject students may learn about without even realizing it: themselves.

Donate to Toys for Tots on Giving TOYSday

(NewsUSA) - This holiday season, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program celebrates its 75th year of delivering hope and joy to children in need across the Nation. Marines and …

The Top 15 Cities for Families

(Family Features) Finding a home that fits your dream list can be difficult. Consider this list of top cities and towns for families based on family-friendly features, including parks, picnic sites, swimming pools and proximity to schools.

Contribute to a Greater Good This Halloween

(Family Features) Halloween is usually about costume parties, candy, scary movies and fun pranks, but this year, there is a philanthropic way to celebrate this spooky holiday and make a difference for children in need across the world.

Carve Out More Family Time This Halloween

(Family Features) By the time Halloween rolls around, many families are deep into the hustle and bustle of the school year. These family-friendly activities can help you create some special spooky memories and spend some quality time together.

Take the Stress Out of Introducing Solid Foods to Baby: 6 pediatrician-recommended tips

(Family Features) While every child is different and parents should always defer to their pediatrician to be sure their baby is developmentally ready for solid foods, consider these six tips and tricks based on frequently asked questions for …

3 Tips to Boost Your Children's Self-Esteem This School Year

(Family Features) When children have high self-esteem, they're less likely to reflect negative feelings toward others. Consider these three tips to boost your children's self-esteem.

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