How to Let Kids Be Kids

Even some toddlers these days are overscheduled, overstressed, and overwhelmed. Over it? Here’s how you can help your kids recapture the simple pleasures of play.

Aug 2008

My Mother’s Ghost

If you could ask a lost loved one anything, what would it be?

Apr 2007

Ashley Judd’s Love Trip

A few years ago, Ashley Judd hit bottom. Overwhelmed by emotional issues, she checked herself into a rehabilitation center. Today, the honesty and spiritual strength she found in herself are fueling her passion for helping others all over the world.

Nov 2007
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Fan City

It was a summer when everything seemed larger than life and as bright as the red-gold hair of John Kennedy, the yellow hair of Marilyn Monroe.

Sep 1980
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Gooseberry Winter

A wise and honest story about seasons and marriage and the cold spells that come before spring.

Nov 1982
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He Came. He Saw. He Cleaned.

Stacy Lewis has one husband, three kids, and 104 sixth-graders to take care of. And for five whole days, she had a “wife” to take care of her.

May 2000
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The Power of a Mother

At first, Valerie Paradiz was pleased that her son, Elijah, who has Asperger’s syndrome, was able to attend a regular school—until she saw how depressed and isolated he was becoming. Her solution: Create a place where Elijah and kids like him could thrive.

Sep 2005

Love Lessons Ripped from the Headlines!

Love-life advice from celebrities? Read on for some star-studded romantic wisdom.

Feb 2007

Dangerous Food

When Nancy Donley’s son died of E. coli poisoning, she learned how poorly we are all protected from food contamination.

Aug 2000

Three Babies in One Year?

Between Octomom and the Duggars, you think you’ve heard every extreme baby-making story there is. But Lauren and Joe Kamnik are as nice and normal as they come—with a tale you won’t believe.

Aug 2010

The Real Deal about Sex after Kids

Ah, the post-baby sex life—rumors of its death have been greatly exaggerated. That said, a temporary tailspin is to be expected. Read her 100-percent honest report.

May 2011