Category: Culture

Why You Should Start Holiday Shopping Now

Winter is certainly the biggest gift-giving time of the year. Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or another winter holiday, you’re probably going to give your loved ones some presents. Many people don’t start Christmas shopping until after Thanksgiving or when December comes around. But in reality, you can get better prices–and a better gift–if Read More…

Tips for Buying Clothes Online

Online shopping is a huge industry; many people go online to buy just about everything they need, rather than shopping in-person. You may even buy a lot of your clothes online. In the past, buying clothes in-person was the much smarter option, as you could try them on right then and there. But by building Read More…

How to Safely Connect Online with Friends and Family

Social media has provided an incredible opportunity for people to connect with others. Whether you’re connecting with friends who you’ve never met in person (only on the internet), or you’re staying in contact with friends you’ve known for years in person, the internet has created a whole new way of interacting with other people. However, what Read More…

College Shopping Q&As

Determining which college to go to is an incredibly important decision. In fact, it’ll shape the rest of your life. Your college education is a defining factor in your career. It connects you with the people with whom you become friends. It influences your general reputation, and touches on a host of other individual aspects Read More…

Quick Tips for a Great Neighborhood Social

Planning a neighborhood social can be a great way to bring everyone together. You can make some new friends, create a network of people willing to help each other, and introduce the kids of the neighborhood to each other, so they all have someone to play with. It can also be quite the undertaking. Making Read More…

4 Tips for Traveling with Other Families on Vacation

Summer vacations are a beloved time of bonding for many families. After all, the kids are out of school, plenty of vacation destinations run discounts, and other families are similarly taking vacations. Going on your summer vacation with another family may be a great way for your kids to spend some time with their friends, Read More…

5 Safety Tips for Theme Park Trips

If you’re like thousands of other families, you are planning to take a summer vacation this year. And the likely destination? A theme park. With infrastructures designed to keep you and your kids entertained and busy all day (or even a few days), they’re one-stop shops for your summer vacation needs. Being safe should be Read More…

6 Ways to Keep Your Kids Busy During Summer Vacation

Kids love summer vacation. But parents often find it hard to keep them active while they’re not in school. That’s why summer vacation can sometimes end with kids merely languishing in front of the TV or playing on their phones. That’s not great for kids nor parents. One of the reasons this happens is because Read More…

The Impact of Trolling and Internet Harassment

Have you ever scrolled through the comments section on social media and shaken your head at the vile comments that seem to take everything to a needlessly personal level? Congratulations, you’ve witnessed a troll at work. Trolling has a history nearly as old as the internet itself. And we all know it had its real-life Read More…

Baby Names: Unique or Common?

It makes sense that you’d stress a little bit about your baby’s name. After all, your baby’s name will follow him or her throughout life. This makes choosing the perfect name to sometimes feel like a bit of a balancing act. A kid with a very common name may feel safe, but somewhat generic, like Read More…