Melissa Klurman

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, you can make Father's Day 2021 special with these gift ideas and safe activities that Dad will love.
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We tapped educational experts to find the most popular gap year programs for young adults right now, and to get their tips on picking the best option.
Many students feel they need a break after high school before they start college: a gap year. Here's what that means, and how to decide if it's right for your child.
These conservation vacations couple eco-friendly travel accommodations with kid-friendly nature experiences that educate and support wildlife conservation efforts around the globe.
Want to get away during the pandemic? From renting a cabin to exploring national parks in an RV, we rounded up the best COVID-19 vacation ideas to entertain your family.
Get everything delivered for mom this Mother's Day, from flowers to restaurant dinners, gift baskets to edible arrangements.
Pamper mom on May 9 with these Mother's Day gifts that can be delivered and virtual activities to make sure the day feels special even as we social distance.
If you are curious about electric cars, it helps to start at the beginning with an understanding of how they work, what they cost, and what's required to maintain them.
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Spring break is a welcome respite from work and school routines for families, but COVID-19 concerns still mean precautions are necessary when choosing how and where to travel as a family this year.
Celebrate New Year's Eve 2021 as a family this year with these virtual food, game, and party ideas that bring the fun—and even loved ones—straight to your living room.
Want to pack everyone in the car for a family holiday away from home? Depending on where you live, these state-by-state holiday road trip vacation ideas cater to COVID-19 restrictions.
Experts share their best chore ideas for teens, plus tips and apps designed for getting older kids to help out around the house with (hopefully) minimum resistance.
From Snapchat filters to streaks, games to videos, consider this your crash course when it comes to everything your kids can do within the popular messaging app.
Entertaining a group of teenagers who have aged out of trick-or-treating? These Halloween party game ideas for teens will ensure everyone enjoys the festivities in a safe, candy-filled environment.
With remote learning and virtual classes on tap for the fall 2020 semester, it's time to transform childhood bedrooms into college-worthy spaces with these teen room ideas.
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From true crime to real life advice, tweens and teens will devour these podcasts all social-distanced summer long.
Social distancing will have everyone celebrating at home this Fourth of July so fireworks safety is more important than ever. Learn how to protect your family, plus discover alternate ways to have fun without fireworks.
For families desperate to socialize during the summer of COVID-19, the "double bubble" strategy, where parents partner up with another trusted family, can make life much easier.
Experts offer up summer job tips for your teenager in the age of coronavirus, plus high school internship options and creative ways for teens to make money online, socially distanced outside, or safely indoors.
From learning a new language to testing their interior decorating skills, these fun activities for teens will keep them occupied when they're over the latest video game.
Have a bored teenager at home? Try any one (or five) of these fun DIY projects and craft kits to keep them occupied.
Thanks to ride sharing apps, teens aren’t as anxious to get behind the wheel as previous generations. But should parents be insisting their kids learn to drive when it comes time anyway? Experts weigh in.
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From the generous carry-on luggage rules to the wide range of affordable vacation packages, these are the perks of making your next family vacation a train trip, plus tips on how to book your adventure.
From chowing down as a family on the best BBQ ever at Franklin Barbecue to spending a day experiencing amazing STEAM activities at Thinkery, plan a fun trip for kids of all ages to Austin, Texas with these ideas.
South America is a perfect destination for families looking for a mix of nature, culture, and relaxation. Here are some of the best options for explore South America for every type of traveling family.