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Switzerland Debates Legalizing Incest

Will incest become legal in Switzerland? Credit: Fabrice Coffrini, AFP/Getty Images Swiss parliament may be giving a new meaning to...Swiss parliament may be giving a new meaning to the term "brotherly love."

Opinion: A Clean House Does Not a Merry Christmas Make

Clean the house? Or have another holiday cocktail? Illustration by Dori Hartley On Dec. 26, parents everywhere have a beatific glow --...Maybe cleaning the house every day could ease your holiday stress, but who really wants to try?

Family Portrait: Four Generations of Women

ParentDish copy editor Ashwini Bhat (second from left) with her daughter Neena (far left), her grandmother, Lakshmi, and her mother, Sharada....No matter where you live and who you are, family time is universal.

How to Split Time Between the Grandparents During the Holidays

Deciding where to spend the holidays can cause stress to a family. Credit: alancleaver_2000, Flickr
It's supposed to be the most wonderful...
It's supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but tensions over how to split your time up between all the grandparents during the holidays can add an extra dose of crazy to an already hectic season.
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How to Handle Family Gift Giving When Everyone Has Different Budgets

Once upon a time, the tradition of gift giving was about sharing tokens of affection that were meant to touch the heart of a loved one and express...You gave your aunt a box of homemade soaps and she gave you a new iPad. What should you do when you and your relatives have wildly different budgets?

The Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law Translator

Do you fantasize about taking your mother-in-law or daughter-in-law down in a sumo match? Credit: Yoshikazu Tsuno, AFP/Getty Images
Bet you...
As if the annual Thanksgiving nag-a-thon isn't enough, we now have another holiday to celebrate with our most pleasant relative. This Sunday, October 24, is Mother-in-Law Day.

8-Year-Old Painting Prodigy Racks Up $250K in Art Sales

PRODUCTION PLAYER! DO NOT DELETE. Proving that it's never too early to carve out a career niche, an 8-year-old painting prodigy is...Proving that it's never too early to carve out a career niche, Autumn de Forest is making big bucks selling her canvasses to grownups.

Pot for Grandma? Middle-Aged Adults Buying Weed for Ailing Parents

Don't forget the casserole for Sunday dinner. Or the weed. Credit: Eric Risberg/AP
Ever think the day would come when you'd be on the way to...
Age and the growing acceptance of medical marijuana are propelling adult children, who in many cases once smoked pot themselves, to supply it for their parents.

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