Adulting

Here’s your straight-talk advice on all the things that fall on your shoulders as a parent, which you never had to think about as a childless adult.

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The Family Home-Buying Guide

The economy's improving, but the housing market remains tricky. Our guide will help you avoid a costly mistake—and find the perfect place for your crew.

How to Save on Car Costs

A car is typically a family's second biggest investment, after mortgage or rent. And if you're a two-vehicle household, the outlay is twice as substantial. Here's some expert advice to help you get the most for your money.

5 Best Budgeting Apps for Moms

Financial experts share their favorite budget apps and tools that help parents save money.

7 Ways to Get More From Your Benefits

Four out of ten workers don't fully understand their total compensation or employee-benefits package, according to the payroll provider ADP. Educate yourself before this year's open enrollment so you can harvest every dollar. 

How to Tell Your Kids That They're the Ones Who Will Be Paying for College

The majority of parents in 2019 plan to pay for some of their child's college education, but not all. Here's why it's never too early to start talking about college finances, plus tips on how to have the conversation of who will be paying for what.

10 Best Luxury Cars for Families

These higher-priced vehicles aced government safety tests as well as Parents' own checks from a certified child-passenger safety technician.

The Modern Parent’s Guide to Cloth Diapering

Ditching disposable diapers is easier than you might think. Check out our guide to learn about the different types of cloth diapers, the estimated cost, and how to use them properly.

Smooth Move: Make Moving Easier on You and Your Kids

Relocating your family can be exciting, but also stressful for you and your kids. Our advice will help dial down the drama, so everyone can have a smooth move.

20 Tips for Remodeling Your House When You Have Kids

Does the difficulty go up with kids involved? You bet. Will their routine be disrupted? For sure. Will there be tears? Yes. (Probably yours!) But with planning you’ll get through it, and it’ll be worth it—we promise.

10 Tips for Bringing Your New Pet Home

Bringing home your first dog or cat is a big deal. And while your family’s life is about to change in the best way, challenges await. Use these strategies to make the transition as easy as possible.