Midlife is often portrayed as a low point for happiness, but it can be a peak for fulfillment.
For many people, midlife is a time to take stock, come to terms with the past and imagine a different future.
Mothers have the power to shape society, not just by influencing family members at home, but by advocating for good causes.
While many apologies are insincere or self-justifying, a heartfelt apology can transform an injured relationship.
Exercise has lots of benefits, but it’s not the key to weight loss, experts say.
Pets benefit children in unexpected ways.
Celebrities, politicians and CEOs have tried to feed themselves for $4.32 a day, the amount allocated per person for SNAP, formerly called food stamps. But what does taking the SNAP challenge really prove?
Laughing together makes people feel closer and sparks new relationships, according to researchers at University College London.
Being overweight or obese in middle age reduces the risk of dementia in old age, according to a recent study, but the results don’t necessarily justify that second slice of cake.
A 15-minute walk helps reduce sugar cravings in overweight individuals, according to a recent study.
Some ideas are worth arguing about. But before you express outrage about that “offensive” social media post, remember the “offender” is a human being.
Treating insomnia on its own, rather than as a symptom of depression, leads to better sleep and better moods.
More time spent parenting doesn’t necessarily lead to better outcomes for children, according to a recent study.
The MIND diet, featuring whole grains, vegetables, berries, nuts, legumes, fish, poultry and red wine or grape juice, may reduce a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s by as much as 53 percent.
Rather than relying on tough guy tactics, FBI agents rely on the power of persuasion to achieve subtle influence and defuse confrontation.
The majority of U.S. adults, including young adults, believe that sometimes spanking is necessary, but corporal punishment is harmful to children, according to child development experts.
Dad jokes are popular on the Internet and on TV, but what makes a man start telling corny jokes almost the moment he becomes a dad?
The share of overall income devoted to food has declined since 1960, but low-income families may still struggle to put healthy meals on the table.
Among Facebook friends, interaction and communication are more gratifying than status comparison and attention seeking, according to new research.
Effective marriage communication is based on an adult-adult, not parent-child, model.
Grocery gurus explain that a healthy diet doesn’t have to be expensive.
Promoting marriage is only part of the solution when it comes to supporting the well-being of families.
A new study from NYU identifies three ways that a mother’s education makes a difference to her children.
The transition from high school to college is challenging, but perhaps not in the ways young adults and their parents anticipate.
Engaged couples’ social media use reveals changes in the way they think about their relationship.
To keep a relationship going, avoid these texting pitfalls.
Radical adventure playgrounds offer opportunities for unstructured free play, but encouraging play can foster a child’s development in any environment.
Fostering a sense of closeness and connection may be more important than resolving disagreements.
A new poll shows that high school seniors and first-year college students are socializing less and feeling more depressed than ever.
A robust support network — including family, friends and sometimes sympathetic strangers on the other end of the phone line — is invaluable for new parents during the demanding first few months of a baby’s life.