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Learn How to Grow and Care for Succulents

Succulents seem custom-made for indoor gardeners. These hardy plants can thrive for long periods in poor conditions. But given proper care, …

Plants

9 Gross Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask About Mucus

Where does all that snot even come from?

Alternative Medicine

10 Stranger Things Inspired Cross Stitch Patterns

Netflix's Stranger Things has become an instant pop culture phenomenon. Whether you are a fan of the kids, Joyce or the Demogorgon; there is a cross …

Cross-stitch

The 7 Best Small Tubs to Buy in 2018

How do you fit a large bathtub into a small bathroom? Usually, the answer is you don’t. While having the extra space of a large tub is nice, it’s not …

Bathrooms

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Brigitte Bardot

Mom’s doggy day care raises hackles

<b>Dear Amy:</b> I moved in with my boyfriend fairly recently. His mother, “Betty,” comes to the house every day while we are at work and lets the dogs out …

Detroit

The 9 Best Toys to Buy for One-Year-Olds in 2018

It's hard to believe but your baby is well, not a baby anymore. One-year-olds are entering toddlerhood and they are on the move. Gone are the simple …

Kids

She’s caught in communication chasm between hubby, in-laws

<i>Adapted from a recent online discussion.</i><p><b>Hi, Carolyn:</b> My spouse and his parents seem to have a huge rift when it comes to communication — meaning, …

Detroit

Recovering liar seeks an authentic life

<b>Dear Carolyn:</b> Do you have to tell someone about your past to absolve yourself?<p>I spent my early adulthood lying constantly. The lies didn’t hurt …

Detroit

Neglected dogs leave neighbors barking mad

<b>Dear Amy:</b> My wife and I have lived in a quiet neighborhood for 22 years.<p>Four months ago, new neighbors moved in.<p>We endured three months of noisy …

Detroit

Death redefines partner's place in the family

<b>Dear Amy:</b> Earlier this year, my partner of more than 20 years died of brain cancer. Every day is still very hard.<p>For almost all of those 20 years, we …

Detroit

Black Tights That Don't Rip: Do They Exist?

<b>Update:</b> Black tights: Can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em. Since winter is here (even though we don't want to face it), we tested out five …

Clothing

These Are The Safety Tips Every Runner Should Know

This weekend is the New York City Marathon, or in other words: the day everyone considers picking up running as a new hobby. The marathon is iconic, …

Marathons

Supporting niece through abusive relationship

<b>Dear Carolyn:</b> My accomplished adult niece, 43, has been having an affair with a married man for several years. He is an abusive alcoholic, according …

Detroit

Architect engages in poorly designed Tinder date deception

<b>Dear Amy:</b> I am a 30-year-old man. I used to live in New York City, where I worked as an architect.<p>I met a 22-year-old girl on Tinder two weeks ago in …

Relationships

These Are The Best Drugstore Volumizers For Fine Hair

Let's be real: Drugstore volumizing products have a reputation of being sticky, gunky, and far from effective. And, in the past, that's been true. …

Hair

Feeling the chill from daughter-in-law’s cold shoulder

<b>Dear Carolyn:</b> I have known my daughter-in-law for 14 years, but we have no relationship. We have never had an argument or even any unkind words …

Detroit

Parent wants in-laws to finance kids’ college costs

<b>Dear Amy:</b> My husband and I are parents to three college-age children. All three are good students that attend flagship state universities. Of course, …

Parenting

Should parent let adult daughter home from college share room with boyfriend?

<i>Adapted from a recent online discussion.</i><p><b>Dear Carolyn:</b> My daughter is home from college and wants her boyfriend from another state to visit … …

Parenting

Finding a fix for partner’s weight issue no easy task

<i>Adapted from a recent online discussion.</i><p><b>Hi, Carolyn:</b> Do you have suggestions on whether and how to encourage a partner to lose weight? We’ve talked …

Detroit

The 10 Best Christmas Decorations to Buy in 2018

When it’s time to deck your house for the holidays, it’s okay to want to be the most festive house on the block or stay subtle with just a bit of …

Christmas

Ensuring kids’ safety in house with guns

<b>Dear Carolyn:</b><p>I am a mother of twin 5-year-old boys. My sons play together really well with our neighbor’s same-age son, at his house and ours.<p>Three …

Detroit

The 7 Best Madeleines Recipes

Known as Madeleine cookies, Madeleine cakes, French tea cakes or French butter cakes, Madeleines are soft confections that originated in France and …

Tea

These Makeup-Only Halloween Costumes Will Transform Your Whole Squad

So you and your girl gang are <i>still</i> finalizing a group Halloween costume? At this point you've probably been trolling Pinterest for DIY favorites like …

Makeup

Ten Embroidery Hoops for Holding Tiny Stitches

Embroidering florals and other designs at a very tiny size is fun and rewarding. Why? Because they finish quickly and they're often something you can …

Crafting

Daughter in stalemate withholds grandchild visits

<b>Dear Amy:</b> My parents and I have been in a fight for a while, mostly due to money.<p>I moved in with my folks (with my husband and our two children). …

Detroit

These Men’s Hairstyles Were The Coolest In October 2017

The month's best folicular inspiration is in thanks to some of Hollywood's leading men.From slick undercuts to serious coiffe styles and modern crew …

Channing Tatum

Coming to terms with sister-in-law who overshares personal information

<i>Adapted from a recent online discussion.</i><p><b>Dear Carolyn:</b> I recently found out my sister-in-law shares everything I say about my mother with her — …

Detroit

10 DIY Projects That'll Fill an Empty Wall With Style

The walls in your home are essentially a blank canvas just waiting to be filled, but figuring out how, exactly, to fill them can be a little …

Home Decorating

Best friend is addicted to male attention

Adapted from a recent online discussion.<p><b>Hi, Carolyn:</b> I’ve had a crush on my brother’s friend for years. I invited him to the birthday party I threw …

Detroit