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  • Ron Howard Illustration

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    Ron Howard believes happiness is about love, his favorite word. “It’s loving what I do and who I do it with.”
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    Two young documentary filmmakers are scouring the country to find America's happiest people.
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    Single parents experience unique challenges and special joys. Here are five expert-tested ways to raise happy kids in a one-parent household.
7 Keys to a Happy Relationship

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7 Keys to a Happy Relationship

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Licensed therapist Stacy Kaiser explains the seven keys that can almost guarantee long-term success and happiness in a relationship.
5 Traits of Resilient Moms

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5 Traits of Resilient Moms

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Parenting can be tough, but these five important attributes will help you bounce back from life's travails.
7 Free Gifts Mom Will Love This Mother’s Day

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7 Free Gifts Mom Will Love This Mother’s Day

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You don’t have to deplete your bank account to make mom feel special this Mother’s Day.

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5 Tips to Increase Family Bliss

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We've got five tips to help you tap into those moments of family harmony when everything feels just right.
7 Expert Tips to Survive the Holidays With Your Dysfunctional Family

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7 Tips to Survive the Holidays With Your Family

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Holiday parties can turn into a petri dish for family drama. Experts Connie Podesta and Pat Pearson offer tips for getting through unscathed.
Family Stories Do More Than Weave Us Together

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Family Stories Do More Than Weave Us Together

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The family stories that get passed down from generation to generation do much more than entertain and weave us together. They also help our children...
Parents: The First Role Models

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Parents: The First Role Models

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Many of us think of a role model as someone iconic and famous, looked up to by thousands of people. But no matter who you are, how you feel, or how...
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Greatest BFFs of All Time

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From Laverne and Shirley to The Blues Brothers , we’ve always loved to watch best friends fight, make up and yuck it up on screen.
3 Practices for Developing Your Mindful Parenting Superpower

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Mindful Parenting 101

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Sometimes it feels like it takes more than a village to raise a child—it takes a superhero. On any given day, we have work, commitments, emails and,...
Gossip: bad habit or good for the group?

Go Ahead and Gossip

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Though usually thought of disparagingly as a bad habit and a transgression, research shows that we may love gossip for a reason—possibly for the good...

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