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Past articles by Sarah:

All the Social Media ‘Algospeak’ You Don’t Understand

Social media users are inventing new words to outsmart punitive content moderation systems. → Read More

How to Instill Perseverance in Your Kids

Your child's ability to persevere is a strong predictor of their future success. → Read More

Give Your Guest Bedroom and Bathroom a Holiday Glow

These easy decor touches can elevate your guest bed and bath to peak holiday coziness. → Read More

How to Keep Squirrels From Destroying Your Pumpkins

Because you didn't drop a small fortune on gourds for your porch to become a pumpkin buffet. → Read More

The Best Time to Carve Your Pumpkin so It's Not Rotten on Halloween

There's an optimal time to buy and carve pumpkins so they're not a pile of mush on Fright Night. → Read More

How to Keep Your Kids Playing Sports Without Going Broke

Because all those tournament fees and uniform kits get pricy quick. → Read More

All the Ways You Could Better Organize Your Groceries at Checkout

It pays to group all your items—the surprisingly loaded question is, how? → Read More

The Best Way to Organize a Family Calendar

The first rule of organizing a family calendar: There can be only one. → Read More

What to Do With Your Kids This Summer When You’ve Run Out of Ideas

When the summer doldrums hit, these DIY activities can keep the kids occupied. → Read More

Stop Washing Your Baseball Cap in the Washing Machine (and Do This Instead)

This is how to keep your favorite hats looking their best. → Read More

Use This ‘Celebration Formula’ for Father’s Day

These three simple questions will help you give the dad in your life the day that he wants. → Read More

Use This Trick to Stop Yourself From Throwing Up

There's an easy, medically verified way to delay or prevent tossing your cookies. → Read More

You Can Get a ‘Digital Nomad’ Visa in These 46 Countries

What's more exciting than picking up and moving to an amazing international location? Getting paid while doing it. → Read More

What to Say When a Recruiter Asks Your Salary Requirement

Here's how to navigate the often uncomfortable topic of compensation. → Read More

You Can Revive Saggy Old Couch Cushions for Cheap

When your favorite couch starts looking a little sad, there's an inexpensive, DIY solution. → Read More

Cheap Ways to Make Your House Look More Expensive

You can give your home a more luxurious look and feel without breaking the bank. → Read More

How to Recycle Any Fisher-Price Toy for Free

With the Mattel PlayBack program, you have an alternative to throwing out mountains of old plastic. → Read More

The Best Way to Save Your Kid's Artwork Without Taking Up Space

Because you can't display (or keep) all of your kid's artwork. → Read More

What Color Should You Paint Your Garage Door?

Garage door color is an important factor in your home's curb appeal. → Read More

Use These 1930s Acronyms to Sext Like a WWII Soldier

Move over modern-day sexting: Behold, how people got jiggy in their correspondence long ago. → Read More