Maressa Brown

Stressed by having to keep up with a 3,400-square-foot home, Renee Benes and her family downsized. The move changed their lives for the better. Now, she's sharing her journey and tips with other families who want to do the same.
Whether you're working on turning a new house into a home or redecorating a condo, chances are you can use all the help you can get. And yes, that can absolutely include roping your kids in—not only in an attempt to keep idle hands busy but to help them hone their own artistic eye and DIY skills. "Whether it be picking a color of paint, placing the finishing tile in a new backsplash, or planting a small garden, DIY projects are a great opportunity for kids to put their own personal stamp on your home," says Bailey Carson, home care expert with Angi. "As they watch their creations come to life, they'll take pride in their work and may even want to take on more responsibility as they grow older." Here are 10 ways to involve kids of all ages in your home renovation projects, according to Carson and other experts.
In one of several sketches the reality star and entrepreneur appeared in, four women head out to the club for the first time "since forever," and the results are all too real.
After over a year and a half of pandemic stress, some parents are taking a stand against homework for kids grades K-5. Here's what experts have to say.
With a 12-week-old at home, a pandemic still happening, and a vacation simply not in the family's budget, a Reddit mom feels she has a solid case for asking her husband to skip a three-day bachelor party in Vegas.
Brenda Rivera Stearns, the mom behind @she_plusfive on Instagram, and her husband met their financial goals by adopting a minimalist lifestyle. Here is what financial goal planning looks like for their party of eight.
Upon winning Parents magazine's America's Kindest Family contest, the Barrón family selected the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma as the recipient of $45,000 worth of food, courtesy of Tyson Brand.
The Redditor presented her daughter with a Switch at her friend's party—even before the other child had opened her gifts.
One mom has other parents also illustrating just how much their little ones know about their everyday routines.
A teacher from Kansas has started a heartwarming trend by encouraging parents to let her know when a child needs to be "handled with care."
Raquel Curtis, mom of three and self-described "boujee banker," is committed to teaching millennial women how to budget, save, and invest their money to live their best lives. Here are some of her best tips.
Think you might be co-parenting with a narcissist? Experts share the telltale signs and describe how to best navigate stressful moments that might arise.
A woman on TikTok is speaking out on how bananas her younger sister's school dress code is.
A fidget toy with poppable silicone blisters, Pop Its blew up after appearing in a TikTok video with a monkey. Here's what to know about the must-have item for kids.
Though no parent wants to imagine their child coming in contact with scalding water, a paramedic from Australia is sharing a must-know in case of this emergency.
If you've had trouble scoring your kid's go-to lunch, you're not alone. Here's what's going on, according to Kraft Heinz.
A 3-year-old battling stage 4 cancer named Elliott helped inspire entrepreneur and designer Allison Schickel to create something special for children with the disease, fighting another chronic illness, or recovering from surgery.
Share the thrilling news that you're expecting with one of these social media-friendly pregnancy announcement captions.
On October 1, the company is bringing the Netflix show to toy store shelves, debuting a set with figurines of Tan France, Bobby Berk, Antoni Porowski, Karamo Brown, and Jonathan Van Ness, and more.
Kelly Stumpe grew up in the car business, and upon having kids, she began sharing her wealth of knowledge to help other growing families find the vehicle that's right for them.
The Wall Street Journal reviewed a variety of internal documents that show the social media company knows just how toxic Instagram can be for teens—young women in particular—and critics say their efforts to rectify the problem continue to fall short.
An Australian parenting educator's simple tip spurred lively conversation among parents and experts.
In an eyebrow-raising TikTok, a mom berated a hula hoop champion for showing her stomach in a Las Vegas park.
West Elm Kids revealed an entire limited-edition collection for fans of The Old Truck with quilts, pillows, rugs, and more.
The Jane the Virgin actor opened up about the tools that are helping him and his wife Emily Baldoni handle back-to-school season and the fun way they are raising money for PTAs all around the country.