Home and family

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It’s no secret that raising children requires a measure of sacrifice, but even small costs and inconveniences build up in unexpected ways. Most parents in the U.K. have spent more than their fair share of time ferrying their children...
Family law is a tricky legal area simply because of the emotional subject matter and high stakes involved. When issues like separation and child custody become a part of people’s lives they can prove to be incredibly arduous areas...
Owning and running a car can be an expensive yet necessary endeavour. From insurance and fuel, to repairs and other costs, they can all soon start to stack up. There are many ways to save on insurance and get...
Between 1940 and 2009, the number of US births to unmarried women increased from about 4 percent to nearly 41 percent. New research investigates whether celebrities have contributed to that shift. In 1992, former Vice President Dan Quayle criticized the...
Patterning and spatial activities like playing with blocks are simple yet powerful activities through which preschoolers develop early math skills, according to new research. A 4-year-old lines up colorful blocks in a row: red-red-green-red-red-green. Her teacher encourages her to replicate...
190 million Americans share the luxuries of human life with their pets. Giving dogs and cats a place in human homes, beds and--sometimes even, their wills--comes with the family member package. Amongst these shared human-pet comforts is the unique luxury...
Choosing wedding bands for yourself and/or your spouse is a big decision that both of you should weigh carefully, as these are the rings that will represent a bond that is supposed to last a lifetime. Some people like...
As always, the answer is relative, and depends on the entity of the reform we are going to undertake. If we are talking about changing the tiles in the kitchen, it will suffice for a mason and, perhaps, a plumber...
Using coercion to get your kid to eat healthy foods doesn’t really have effect, good or bad, on their weight. But it can cause meal-time tension and damage the parent-child relationship, a new study suggests. Researchers set out to answer...
Children of divorce are less likely to earn a four-year or graduate degree, according to a new study. The study is one of the first to look specifically at divorce and graduate education. Susan Stewart, professor of sociology at Iowa...