Science / Biology / Families: 1. In taxonomy, term applied to subcategories within orders. 2. Term applied to a group of similar things, such as languages, chromosomes, etc.

Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA)

Life Style / Adoption / Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA): Signed into law November 1997 and designed to improve the safety of children, to promote adoption and other permanent homes for children who need them and to support families. The law requires Child P MORE

Christmas Eve

Life Style / Holiday / Christmas Eve: Many families celebrate Christmas Eve with dinners, visiting and carol-singing, followed by midnight church services. Norwegians say that Christmas Peace descends at 4 o'clock in the afternoon. Polish MORE

Anzac Day

Life Style / Holiday / Anzac Day: Anzac Day, a public holiday in Australia and New Zealand, commemorates the landing at Gallipoli in 1915 of the two countries' fighting men, the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, during World War MORE

Consecutive Holidays

Life Style / Holiday / Consecutive Holidays: As the name implies, consecutive holidays are ones that fall one after the other. Typically, families use these consecutive holidays as a time to travel or visit with friends. MORE

Fund Network

Business / Taxes / Fund Network: Fund networks, sometimes called fund supermarkets, offer access to thousands of different mutual funds from many of the major fund families. Investing through a fund network can make it easier to dive MORE


Life Style / Holiday / Kwanzaa: A professor, Dr. Maulana Ron Karenga, wanted to encourage African Americans to celebrate their heritage so he started Kwanzaa in California in 1966. Traditionally beginning December 26, families excha MORE