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From Daft Punk to a UFO, These COVID-Friendly Costumes Don’t Sacrifice the Fun

How to dress up for Halloween this year.

A Small Space–Friendly Desk for $120, and More Homeschooling Essentials

We rounded up our favorites for every age.

4 Digital Kids’ Activities That Still Feel Hands-On

Say yes to guilt-free screen time.

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This Mom Is Making Play Versions of Everyday Items Out of Leftover Cardboard

A learning tool before her kids can use the real thing.

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A Starry Night Ceiling Might Just Make Your Kids Forget They’re Stuck Indoors

And four more nature-inspired decor ideas.

Bookmark These Online Classes for Kids When Stir-Crazy Times Set In

From how to breathe like a yogi to a DIY lava lamp.

The Future of At-Home Entertainment: Tech That Doesn’t Feel Invasive

Freestanding TVs, panel speakers, and more.

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My Teen and I Connect by Making This Nourishing Dish Together

A wellness expert on her family cooking ritual.

Come 6 p.m., Swap Your Screen Time With One of These Puzzles

Eye (and mind) candy.

This New $20 Bread-Making Kit Gets the Whole Family in on the Trend

The founder shares her tips for all-ages baking.

Soothe Kids After a Long Day of Homeschooling With This Sleep Essential

A wellness favorite, made mini.

The Hero of My Last-Minute Homeschooling Room? This $20 Organization Tool

Sarah Sherman Samuel on setting up her space just in time.

Amazon’s Best-Selling Desk Makes Homeschooling in an Apartment Possible

The best setups are all-in-one.

This Dad-Designed Desk Set Makes Distance Learning a Lot More Organized

From a lounge chair to a learning tower, his pieces “help kids help parents.”

Take It From a Home Education Pro: Here’s How to Set Up Your Space

A mom of two on giving kids the right tools.

A Mom of Four Set Up a Homeschooling Station for Her Kids in One Afternoon

This free design service was a huge help.

How to Turn Your Backyard Into an Open-Air Movie Theater

All you need is a king-size sheet and some kid-friendly snacks.

With Camping More Popular Than Ever, Here’s Your Starter Pack

Even if the great outdoors is your backyard.

Can’t Introduce Your Baby in Person? Make This Life-Size Poster Instead

An announcement as big as their personality.

Flex Your Newfound Baking Skills With This Instagram Star’s Workshops

There’s more than one way to make sourdough.

The Unexpected Benefit of Quarantining With My Fiancé’s Family

Roommates are temporary. In-laws are forever.

I’m Keeping My Only Child Busy With Shrinky Dinks and Lots of Drawing

A cardboard camera is handy, too.

A Camp-in-a-Box Is Here to Save Working Parents This Summer

Four hours of fun for them, productivity for you.

This New Backyard Staple Is Seeing a Major Spike in Sales

The coolest way to stay sane this summer.

Turns Out, You Can Use Your Pantry Supplies as Homeschooling Tools

As recommended by an early literacy expert.

Run Out of Things to Do With Your Kids? Make Homemade Pizza

A chef and her 11-year-old son show us how it’s done.

How to Throw an Epic Kids’ Birthday Party During Self-Isolation

Hold the invites; bring on the balloons.

Dishes Are Piling Up Faster Than Ever, But We’ve Never Argued About It Less

Finally, a chore-dividing method that works.

The Most-Requested Dream Home Amenity Is Luckily One You Can DIY

Grab an old sheet.

Get a Custom Craft Supplies Care Package Delivered to Your Front Door

Choose your price and let the experts handle the rest.

How to Help Your Kids Nail Their Study-From-Home Routine

Set up your children’s space for success.

Go Ahead, Let Your Kids Play With Their Food at Lunch

Shake up the mundane, one unicorn fruit salad at a time.

What to Watch Right Now, Depending on Your Mood

Your next stream, solved.

Keep Your Kids Busy With These Parent-Approved Projects

You don’t have to leave your house to have a good time.

There’s Plenty You Can Make With What’s Already in Your Pantry

Five staples that go a long way.

The Overlooked Room Homeowners Are Renovating Before They Move

You can recoup 40 to 80 percent of your investment.

5 Nap Nooks That Take Lounging to the Next Level

Bring on the lazy days.

Introducing Domino’s New Platform, Home As We Know It

Explore the ways COVID-19 has changed our lives forever.

Electric Blue Paint and Neutral Tiles Transformed This IKEA Cabinet

The whole hack only takes one afternoon.

Why This Is the Year to Take Your Holiday Dinner Outdoors

Design powerhouse Roman and Williams teaches us how to grow the perfect setup.

This Under-the-Radar Organizing Brand Is All Over Marie Kondo’s Holiday Gift Guide

And our favorites are all less than $40.

This Artist’s $100 “Office in a Desk” Makes WFH in a Tiny Space Possible

When you’re done at night, close up shop.

A Light Redesign Turned This Underused L.A. Yard Into a Yearlong Hangout

The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of entertaining outdoors.

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This Product Helped Me De-Stress for the First Time in 7 Months

And it’s only $32.

Apartment Hunters Are Prioritizing This Amenity Over Location

What to look for this winter and in 2021.

We Predict This Healthy Ingredient Is About to Be in All Your WFH Snacks

Hint: It’s not cauliflower.

What Happens to Your Body When You Work From Home

Feeling the aches and pains of remote work? You’re not alone.

I Asked My 80K Followers to Share the Best Ways to Store Face Masks

These ideas were the top contenders.

A Few Decor Swaps Turned This 5-by-7 Bathroom Into a Hammam Spa

How to make a rental space feel like an escape.

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