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How Much Does Birth Control Cost?

How Much Does Birth Control Cost?

Birth control is vital to a person’s overall health. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 65.3% of all U.S. women ages 15–49 use some form of birth control.1 “The average cost of birth control in the U.S. varies depending...

4 Eco-Friendly Ways to Recycle Appliances

4 Eco-Friendly Ways to Recycle Appliances

When it's time to replace a broken or outdated refrigerator or oven, try one of these environmentally friendly ways to dispose of old appliances. PHOTO: JOHN GRANEN Before you haul off your once-beloved appliance to the landfill, consider that these machines often...

How to Make the Most of Your Employee Benefits

How to Make the Most of Your Employee Benefits

Don't leave anything on the table. PHOTO: MIRAGEC/GETTY IMAGES If you have employee benefits, you've probably heard the common advice to max out your retirement accounts, secure the best health insurance, and take all of your paid leave. While that all sounds...

10 Movies and Books by Indigenous Creators to Add to Your List

10 Movies and Books by Indigenous Creators to Add to Your List

This Native American Heritage Month, queue up these Indigenous stories. PHOTO: RUMBLETHEMOVIE.COM This November marks Native American Heritage Month in the United States. The month, officially designated in 1990 by former President George H. W. Bush, recognizes the...

What Is the Difference Between an OB/GYN, Midwife, and Doula?

What Is the Difference Between an OB/GYN, Midwife, and Doula?

Verywell / Photo Illustration by Michela Buttignol / Getty Images   Expectant parents have plenty of decisions to make about pregnancy and birth, and choosing a support system for the duration of the pregnancy is chief among them. An obstetrician/gynecologist...

Families Feel the Effects of Inflation as a Recession Nears

Families Feel the Effects of Inflation as a Recession Nears

As inflation soars and a recession looms, families are moving, hustling, and seeking solid financial advice to guide them through the turbulence. PHOTO: ILLUSTRATION BY MICHELA BUTTIGNOL FOR PARENTS A May 2022 Pew Research study found that 7 in 10 Americans call...

Hassle-Free Travel Hair Care Tips for Kids With Kinks and Curls

Hassle-Free Travel Hair Care Tips for Kids With Kinks and Curls

Parents might feel overwhelmed deciding what to do with their children's hair during a vacation. But they don't have to be! These hassle-free tips ensure your next vacay is a breeze. PHOTO: SWEENSHOTS & SHAYMONE/STOCKSY One of parents' biggest fusses is what to do...

8 Signs You’re Dealing With A Vulnerable Narcissist

8 Signs You’re Dealing With A Vulnerable Narcissist

Narcissism is a term used to describe people who are self-involved to the degree that it makes them ignore the needs of those around them. Typical signs of a narcissist include selfishness, a sense of entitlement, a lack of empathy, and an excessive need for attention...