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Marriage and family life

There’s a certain romance to tackling a DIY project with your spouse — or not

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A weekend-warrior couple's goal in any home-improvement project survival: first, you live to tell the tale; second, you live to tell the tale together.

The day I realized that adolescent brain development charts are more like suggestions than hard and fast rules

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What do empty toilet paper rolls and empty salsa jars have in common?

Holiday survival guide: tactics for handling travel, food and family

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Laurie's secrets to a happy holiday with extended family: Hit the road before dawn and stay away from soul-sucking idiots — even if it means hiding in the bathroom. And your diet? Fuhgeddaboudit.
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