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Marriage and family life

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

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

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

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

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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