How to Choose a Baby Name: A Simple Guide

To put it simply, a baby’s name is with them for life. Here's how to pick the best name for your baby without getting overwhelmed.

At some point in our lives, most of us have found ourselves sitting in front of a web browser about to Google search our own name, just to see what pops up. But why? What is behind this curiosity? In other words, why do we care about our names so much that we allow them […]

What Your Dog’s Breed Says About You

From mutts playing in mud to Chihuahuas nestled in designer bags, your dog says a whole lot about who you are.

Our family dog Lucy is a rescue and a mutt. She always follows the rules, and she watches over our cat Rex obsessively to keep him out of trouble. She has sensitive, stressed-out eyes, and she melts when you hug her. She’s smart, and she worries a lot. Basically, she’s me in a fursuit.

How to Work Through 3 Common Marriage Problems to Come Out Stronger Than Ever

There are a few milestones that every marriage goes through—here’s how to handle them.

It’s the question posed and grappled by many modern humans: “How do you make a marriage work?” To most people, marriage is a rightfully intimidating concept. It’s a lifelong commitment to someone, meaning your trials and tribulations are going to be shared with another person. As great as that can sometimes be, it can also be pretty scary and boding.

I Do…But Maybe Not Like You Did

A lesson in how marriage has evolved.

You may have heard about the demise of marriage in America. Maybe you were reading a newspaper or magazine article that outlined the reasons why. Perhaps you watched a lot of Sex and the City and are pretty sure things have gone downhill since. Possibly you’ve read about divorce rates. It’s even conceivable you were […]


Cruelty-Free Back-to-School Basics

Your guide to kicking off the new school year with a clear conscience.

With summer winding down, we’re not just ushering in autumn, but the back-to-school season as well. For years, I’ve thought of September as a clean slate—even after I was done with school. So whether you or your kids are heading back, or you’re into that clean slate feeling yourself, why not make a new school year resolution to go cruelty-free?

A Q&A with the Author of Why Gender Matters, and What He Thinks is the Future of Child Development

Here’s why Dr. Leonard Sax thinks acknowledging the two sexes in school curriculums will lead to a better future for everyone.

There is a gender gap that permeates our society in obvious as well as subtle ways—notice the imbalance through a disparity in wages, personal-care product marketing, and even the way children’s toys are designed. Both parents and the education system continue to ask “How can we fix this so that everyone is on an equal playing field?”

Break a Sweat on Date Night

Strengthen your body—and your relationship—while you exercise.

Studies show that couples who work out together have stronger, happier relationships. It makes sense because many sports require communication and team work—whether you’re out mountain biking or spotting each other at the gym. Sharing a passion adds depth to your relationship, and learning a new skill builds confidence. You may even make new friends together.

How To Stop Fighting With Your Partner About Money

Money fights are about more than just spending or saving. Here’s how to examine each other’s core values in order to come to the right financial solution.

Money is a touchy subject to begin with. Toss in a romantic partner who has their own wants and needs and, well, you get the picture. More often than not, the fight is more than just letting your partner (or your partner letting you) splurge on something flashy and shiny.

5 Books That Tactically Tackle Stress

The following five books offer fun strategies and practices to reduce stress naturally.

Stress is caused by countless issues and scenarios, both internal and external, so there’s no one way to cure it or cope with it. The following five books offer strategies and practices to ease stress through coloring, developing coping skills, crafting, and yoga. Try one or try them all, and enjoy the less chaotic times […]
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