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Melissa McCarthy is teaching her hilarious daughters to embrace their quirks: ‘Just be yourself’

“How boring would it be if we were all the same? We’re drawn to each other because of all our weird, unexplainable character quirks,” the host and co-executive producer of NBC’s latest season of Little Big Shots tells PEOPLE in this week’s cover story. “Life is short. Just be yourself!” Continue reading.

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Leap into some fun activities with your children to celebrate Feb. 29

February 29 is a pretty special day. After all, it only comes around once every four years. Here are some cute ideas for how you can celebrate Leap Day with your little one. Do a bit of research into what Leap Day is and why it happens. There are a lot of great resources online or you can read more ...

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How motherhood changed everything for Kelly Clarkson

Since being named the inaugural American Idol champion in 2002, the former cocktail waitress and telemarketer from Burleson, Texas has sold more than 25 million albums, notched more than 100 number one hits on the Billboard charts, collected some 71 trophies and even penned a New York Times Bestseller, with her first children’s book River Rose and the Magical Lullaby. Continue reading.

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What is Leap Day and why is it also known as Bachelor Day?

Most of us know that every four years the month of February gets an extra day in what’s commonly known as a Leap Year, but fewer of us may know exactly why. The Gregorian yearly calendar we follow contains 365 days, but it takes the Earth a little longer than that to make its way around the sun — 5 ...

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Costs, delays scuttle 124-mile Constitution Pipeline project

The nearly $1 billion Constitution Pipeline project, which had been designed to take natural gas from Pennsylvania's shale gas fields to metropolitan New York and New England, has been abandoned after years of legal regulatory challenges made it economically unfeasible, a spokeswoman for project partner Duke Energy said Monday

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