May 28, 2022

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Not Gonna Happen

7 Extremely Clear Ways to Tell Someone “No”

BySteve Calechman

Listen, you can't say yes to everything. Here's how to say no to people without it coming across the wrong way.

Good to Know

What I’m Glad I Knew About Myself Before I Became a Dad, According to 12 Men

ByMatt Christensen

“I threw out all of the toxicity and ego society places on men, and decided to be an honest, loving father that my family could be proud of.”

Profile

Alex Honnold, The World's Boldest Climber, Just Became a Dad. Now What?

ByDrew Magary

From awe-inspiring ropeless ascents to fatherhood, the ultimate risk taker is aiming for new heights. And not about to hold back.

Adventure

22 Family Adventures for the Bold

ByJulia Holmes and Tyghe Trimble

For your next family vacation, paddle to your own island, bike from inn to inn, or take a road trip through the most remote regions of Patagonia. What’s stopping you?

Photos

150 Years Of Family Camping

ByMike Diago

The American family camping trip is more popular than it has ever been in history. From the Wilderness Rush of the 1870s to the car camping craze to the present day, here’s how we got here.

Meal Time

Open Fire and Outdoor Grill Recipes for the Whole Family

ByMatt Berical

These recipes prove that with a little preparation, you can have a spectacular meal anywhere.

Skills

What The World’s Greatest Adventurers Teach Their Kids

ByJayme Moye

What outdoor skills should your kids know? We went to 18 professional explorers, athletes, and naturalists for answers.

Exit Strategy

Quit Like You Mean It

ByDaniel Kurt

Thinking about putting in your notice? Here are the financial moves you should consider in the months leading up to your departure.

Hard Lessons

How to Save Your Marriage From Yourself

ByMatt Berical

In his new book “This Is How Your Marriage Ends,” author and relationship coach Matthew Fray offers lessons from his failed marriage to prevent others from following a similar path.

Think Happy Thoughts

How to Keep “Does Everyone Hate Me?” Thoughts At Bay

ByAshley Abramson

Do you sometimes find yourself, after a text is unanswered or a hangout canceled, wondering if everyone dislikes you? You're not alone; this advice can help.

See Worthy

The Santa Cruz Boardwalk Is a Summer Highlight

ByLauren David

Packed onto the mile-long stretch of sunbathed, free-to-access boardwalk are hundreds of games, rides, and sights for the whole family that are big on that certain type of old-timey Americana.

Fight Club

How to Solve The “Why Didn’t You Just Ask?” Argument Once and For All

ByElizabeth Earnshaw

Recognizing the invisible work done to keep the family running is half the battle.

See Worthy

Skyland Has the Secluded Chill You Only Find at a National Park Lodge

ByTyghe Trimble

Tucked in Shenandoah National Park, the 127-year-old resort remains gloriously free of modernity — cell service and Wi-Fi included.

Hot Stuff

Bring on the Heat: 4 Great Spicy Margarita Recipes to Make This Summer

ByNicholas McClelland

The right spice adds a welcome layer of depth to the classic margarita.

Life

So, You Cheated And Want to Repair Your Relationship. Avoid These 7 Big Mistakes.

ByAdam Bulger

Rebuilding a marriage after infidelity is difficult. It's all the more so if you make one of these mistakes.

Dad Special

Chef Donald Counts’ Simple Meatball Recipe Will Make Grandmothers Proud

ByMatt Berical

A good Italian meatball is a magical thing. Here, Chef Donald Counts of City Winery, shares his trick for making them right.