Editors Top 10 of the Year: What wowed us in 2017

From the silly to the profound, we’ve looked through our favorite new discoveries of 2017 and narrowed them down to the very coolest.

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One-word New Year's resolutions: The trick to making one you can actually keep

If ideas like “exercise more” or “eat fewer carbs” stress you out, this may be the solution that keeps your resolutions positive and achievable!

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12 of the very best printable calendars we hope are as inspiring as 2018 will be.

2017 was...quite a year. And if you're anything like me, you find the idea of a fresh calendar for a fresh New Year a great way of wiping the slate clean and getting a fresh start (to use a cliche or two). That's why I poked around to find some of the coolest 2018...

Feeling overwhelmed? Try this one-thing-a-day method to stay organized. You got this!

As a working mom of four kids, with a husband who often works from home too, our home has a tendency to be...out-of-control crazy. I love organization -- the pages of Marie Kondo's book are my happy place -- but over the last year it seems that I've been forced to...

Moms of big families share 7 brilliant, time-saving laundry hacks.

Over the years, we've figured out plenty of tricks to make the whole laundry process a lot easier. Because oof, who wants to spend more time than we have to doing laundry? It presents a particular challenge for those of us with bigger families; Kristen has six people...

How to create the perfect kids’ workspace so it actually gets used.

You know, we joke a lot about how hard it is to convince our kids to do their homework, because — well, it usually is. But the truth is that we understand -- it's hard to do our own work when we're not in a workspace we love and look forward to visiting each day....

The most brilliant small space solution for kids and homework

This week, I got the most amazing tip for small space organization when it comes to kids, desk space (or lack thereof) and organization, thanks to professional organizer Laurie Palau of Simply B Organized, host of This Organized Life podcast, and author of the...

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Which state does the most reading? Innnnnnnteresting….

If you haven't yet checked out our annual roundup of the the best lists of the best children's books of the year, it's well worth your time. But here's one more book list that really caught my attention: Amazon's list of the states that read the most. The top 10...

The best stay-put lipstick I’ve tried. Kiss me, Nars!

I am always looking for a good stay-put lipstick, which means it uh, actually stays. Plus, it can't be too drying, it has to distribute the pigment evenly, and it uh...actually has to stay put. Within reason of course. Well hallelujah for Nars Powermatte Lip Pigment...

Everything you ever wanted to know about eyelash extensions

After admiring my friend's gorgeous eyelash extensions a few months ago, I decided to bite the bullet and try them myself. As someone who doesn't wear a lot of make-up, and doesn't have a lot of time, I figured it would a cool way to make me look a little more awake...

The Ibtihaj Muhammad Olympian Barbie | Editors Top 10 of the Year

During a time that so many people are waking up to the essential need for diversity reflected in all aspects of life, we're so thrilled to see that toy makers are getting it too. Especially one of the biggest in the world. Which is why we're cheering for the launch of...

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna | Editors Top 10 of the Year

Read Rihanna's mission statement for her new Fenty Beauty line and it was a contender for our top 10 of the year before we even tried it. The brand was "created for everyone: for women of all shades, personalities, attitudes, cultures and races. I wanted everyone to...

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