Reality TV host Caroline Flack found dead
The former host of the hit British reality show “Love Island” died by suicide, a lawyer for the family told PA Media. She was 40-years-old.
How the royal family celebrate Valentine’s Day
AP Images, Getty Images Prince William and Kate Middleton, and Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are among the royal couples set to celebrate Valentine’s Day this Friday. While the couples’ lives are on display for the world, they often keep their relationships …
Spotify is launching the beta version of its Spotify Kids app to millions more users
The app itself is free, but signup is available only to users who pay for a Premium Family subscription Read more… More about Spotify, Mashable Video, Spotify Premium, Spotify Kids, and Culture
Police Use Family-Tracking App on Son’s Phone to Show His Dad Was Near Huge Blaze at Ex-Employer
Authorities linked a man to a factory arson that destroyed “well over a million” dollars in property last month by convincing his son to give them access to an app that would allow them to view the suspect’s movements, Forbes reported. Read more…
Cox media heiress dies
Anne Cox Chambers, who with her sister took over the family media conglomerate that became Cox Enterprises and once served as US ambassador to Belgium, died Friday at her Atlanta home at the age of 100, the company said.
How to Communicate Better With Your Children in the New Year
Be a sportscaster. Make a glitter jar. Get a pet. Whether or not you rely on strategies like these, the central advice is to listen more.
How to Break Up With Your Family
In 2012, April Siese, now 29, ended her relationship with her mother after suffering what she describes as years of emotional and verbal abuse in a household with undiagnosed mental health issues and substance use disorders. Read more…
Mold Linked to a Seventh Death at Seattle’s Children Hospital
Mold infestations at a Washington state hospital have claimed yet another life, according to the deceased’s family. On Wednesday, 5-month-old Elizabeth Hutt died, following months of complications from a mold infection her family says she contracted at Seattl…
Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova welcome baby girl
Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova’s family just got even bigger.
10 of the best Squarespace templates for videos, blogs, and more
If you’ve listened to any podcast ever, you already know the spiel: Squarespace is an all-in-one website builder that makes it easy to create a beautiful online presence. Numbers-wise, it’s one of the most popular web building and hosting service out there, s…
How Family Businesses Can Attract Non-Family Talent
Promote a culture of caring, trust, and loyalty.
My Friends Serve Underage Kids Alcohol. Should I Speak Up?
A psychologist’s advice for navigating a tricky topic with both your friends and your own kids.
A $4 Million NICU Bill: The Price of Prematurity
As the number of preterm births rises, families are shouldering unexpected out-of-pocket expenses.
What They Paid to Make a Baby (or 2)
Not everyone who uses I.V.F. winds up with a baby. Five families who did reveal their out-of-pocket costs.
Kobe Bryant memorial service to be held February 24 at Staples Center, source says
A memorial service for Kobe Bryant and the other eight people killed in a January helicopter crash will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 24, a source close to the basketball legend’s family said Thursday.
UAE confirms coronavirus case in family from China
A new coronavirus case has been diagnosed in members of a family from China’s central city of Wuhan, state news agency WAM on Wednesday quoted the health ministry of the United Arab Emirates as saying.
Glazed turnips are a sweet update on a bitter root vegetable
It wasn’t too long ago that the mere utterance of the words “Brussels sprouts” would cause most Americans to wince, twisting their faces into scowls of disgust. Brussels sprouts were, for several generations, commonly prepared by boiling, a process that make…
Ecobee’s Family Accounts make sharing thermostat controls easier than ever
Invited family members will be able to view and control your Ecobee devices. What you need to know Ecobee has introduced a useful new feature called Family Accounts. Family Accounts makes it possible for up to 15 family members to join and control a home, wit…
A 4-Year-Old Girl’s Sudden Blindness Is a Tragic Reminder of Why Everyone Should Get the Flu Shot
A 4-year-old Iowa girl’s tragic bout with the flu should remind everyone why getting vaccinated is so important. Her family says that the unvaccinated girl’s infection led to serious neurological complications that have left her blind, perhaps permanently. Re…
Mississippi fire: Mother and six children killed in house blaze
The only survivor is the father who was injured trying to save his family, officials say.
‘I remember the roaches walking across the floor’
When Rob Bernshteyn and his family escaped the Soviet Union, they initially found the US was worse.
Brad Pitt’s BAFTAs royal family joke resulted in some serious awkward laughter
Brad Pitt couldn’t be there in person to collect his Supporting Actor BAFTA, so Margot Robbie had to do it for him. She had to read out his speech, too – Brexit and royal family jokes included. “He says, um, he’s going to name this Harry,” says Robbie, holdin…
Mental health in Kenya: ‘I was accused of bewitching my husband’
Kenyan Esther Kiama’s husband had a bipolar disorder, but his family thought she had cast a spell.
Robert Conrad of ‘The Wild, Wild West’ has died
Actor Robert Conrad, known for the television show “The Wild, Wild West,” died Saturday at the age of 84, according to his family spokesperson Jeff Ballard.
Ecobee’s Family Accounts put limits on smart home control
Ring isn’t the only company giving you better smart home privacy controls. Ecobee is trotting out a Family Accounts feature that lets up to 15 people in your household control thermostats and other gear without having to hand over your sign-in details. They c…
4th Graders Can Get a Free National Parks Pass Good For Their Whole Family
If you have a child in the 4th grade, then your entire family is entitled to a free National Parks pass this school year through the “Every Kid Outdoors” program. Read more…
What Is a Coronavirus?
The 2019 novel coronavirus is one of the seven members of this family known to infect humans.
See moment Harlem Globetrotters reunite military family
The Harlem Globetrotters helped with a heartwarming military family reunion for Air Force Sergeant Deandra Proctor. She surprised her three-year-old child and boyfriend at a Globetrotters game after being deployed in Kuwait for seven months.
Military family was reunited during State of the Union
President Donald Trump surprised a military family that was invited to attend his third State of the Union address with a reunion.
When the Surgeon Is a Mom
Nearly 40 percent of pregnant surgery residents consider dropping out. Many wonder: Why can’t the system accommodate motherhood?
Finland Plans to Give All New Parents the Same Leave
The new reforms will give the same amount of leave to both parents, regardless of their gender, a move the government said promotes gender equality and inclusivity.
Trump Called for Paid Family Leave. Here’s Why Few Democrats Clapped.
The bill he supported is limited; it works by allowing people to borrow from their future selves.
My Brother, the Traveler
We’d both begun our travels in the same womb, but we did not meet until we were full-grown people.
Family removed from flight for body odour suing airline
The Adler family claim American Airlines staff made comments about their Orthodox Jewish faith.
What’s New on Netflix the Week of February 3, 2020
We’ll level with you right now: this week’s new offerings on Netflix are rather less than thrilling. That is, unless you’re a big fan of Netflix Family original content (if so, look forward to spending the week with Team Kaylie and Captain Underpants ). Read …
Add Adobo Sauce to Your Bloody Mary
Last week, I went to the Florida Keys with my family. It was wonderful. When my parents picked me up at the airport, my dad greeted me with “Okay, Claire. I got you a jug of table wine, Bloody Mary mix, a bottle of Tabasco, and a package of bologna.” It is ni…
Jack Ma Donates $14 Million For Coronavirus Vaccine, Like Average U.S. Family Donating $33
Tech billionaire Jack Ma has donated $14.5 million to help develop a vaccine for the new coronavirus that has killed at least 170 people and sickened over 7,700. Ma is China’s wealthiest person with an estimated $41.8 billion, which means that his donation is…
TobyMac’s son died of an accidental overdose
The son of Christian artist TobyMac died from an accidental overdose, a spokeswoman for his family confirmed to CNN Wednesday.
Teenage adoption: The family that took in a 17-year-old girl
How a 17-year-old girl got out of foster care and found a permanent home with a loving family.
Berlin venture studio Merantix raises $27M fund to concentrate on AI startups
Berlin-based Merantix, a venture studio which specifically concentrates on building ‘AI companies’, says it has raised a new €25M fund ($27M). Anchor investors include Trusted Insight, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, as well a…
Currencycloud nabs $80M from Visa, World Bank Group and more for its cross-border payments API
Sending money from one country to another — either because you are a business paying someone for a service, or a family member working abroad and sending money back home, or something in between — is a huge business, worth some $700 million annually. Today, a…
Ring’s new security ‘control center’ isn’t nearly enough
On the same day that a Mississippi family is suing Amazon -owned smart camera maker Ring for not doing enough to prevent hackers from spying on their kids, the company has rolled out its previously announced “control center,” which it hopes will make you forg…
Report: Girl hit by foul ball at baseball game has permanent brain injury, attorney says
A young girl hit by a sharply hit foul ball at a Houston Astros game more than seven months ago has permanent brain damage, an attorney representing the girl’s family told the Houston Chronicle.