The best and easiest indoor houseplants that won't die on you

The best and easiest indoor houseplants that won't die on you

Tom Dobbie/Dorling Kindersley/Getty Images Why you want it: Surely you've seen this indoor houseplant in many homes, since it has such pretty, curving white blooms and dark leaves and it's easy to grow.

Respect is coming: See Elmo settle 'Game of Thrones' beef

Respect is coming: See Elmo settle 'Game of Thrones' beef

Elmo chimes in, “Will Miss Cersei try to listen and understand what Mr. Tyrion is saying?”.

'Sesame Street' festivals with your kids' favorite muppets could be coming to your street

'Sesame Street' festivals with your kids' favorite muppets could be coming to your street

The non-profit Sesame Workshop said Tuesday a selection of Muppets will embark on a 10-city trip to celebrate the show’s 50th anniversary campaign with free park festivals, live performances and kid-friendly activities. "Sesame Street" is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a road trip.

Man charged over dangerous gender reveal stunt

Man charged over dangerous gender reveal stunt

Police are calling the gender reveal stupid but social media is divided. The expectant parent's car was confiscated, after the gender reveal was captured on video, 7 News reported. Police were alerted to the stunt only after the video was posted to social media.

Jana Kramer, Mike Caussin Will Tell Kids About His Sex Addiction

Jana Kramer, Mike Caussin Will Tell Kids About His Sex Addiction

Jana Kramer and Mike Caussin have been open and honest about the former professional football player’s sex addiction — and one day, they’ll tell their children, Jolie , 3, and Jace , 4 months.

Julia is Sesame Street's first character with autism. Now we meet her family

Julia is Sesame Street's first character with autism. Now we meet her family

"Showcasing Julia is an incredible way to share and demonstrate how Julia shares so much in common with all children," said Dr. Jeanette Betancourt, who helped bring Julia’s family to life for Sesame Street.

Once nonverbal, man with autism writes children's book so kids feel less alone

Once nonverbal, man with autism writes children's book so kids feel less alone

Courtesy of Kerry MagroThe book focuses on twins, Doug and Emma, as they learn about “Light It Up Blue,” which is part of World Autism Awareness Day on April 2.

Sesame Street's muppet with autism, Julia, gets a family

Sesame Street's muppet with autism, Julia, gets a family

For April's Autism Awareness Month, Sesame Workshop is introducing something new and important for Julia, the 4-year-old Sesame Street muppet with autism : a family. This month, Sesame Street is introducing parents, 7-year-old brother Samuel, and companion dog Rose to the story for 4-year-old Julia, a muppet with autism.

William Tyrrell inquest: Foster mum heard short sharp scream while searching

William Tyrrell inquest: Foster mum heard short sharp scream while searching

She said the noise came from within reeds and tall grass near where she was frantically looking for William in his Spider-Man suit.“It was like a scream when child hurts themselves unexpectedly,” she told the court on the second day of the inquest into the missing toddler’s disappearance.“There’s a scream.

We tried an umbrella with more than 5,000 reviews on Amazon — and it is amazing

We tried an umbrella with more than 5,000 reviews on Amazon — and it is amazing

Fortunately, just in time for my latest trip, I discovered the Repel windproof travel umbrella. Repel Windproof Travel Umbrella with Teflon Coating. If your Repel windproof travel umbrella breaks at any time, the company will send you a new one for free.

'Sesame Street' characters got a makeover from InStyle for show's 50th anniversary

'Sesame Street' characters got a makeover from InStyle for show's 50th anniversary

InStyle Designer Anna Sui outfitted Big Bird in a dramatic sparkly caftan with plenty of pizzazz, but told the magazine that she'd pick Count von Count as the best-dressed Sesame Street resident. Mizrahi told InStyle the duo's signature sweaters were his favorite memory of "Sesame Street" fashion.

Hoda Kotb and Dylan Dreyer bring Haley Joy and Calvin to see 'Sesame Street Live!'

Hoda Kotb and Dylan Dreyer bring Haley Joy and Calvin to see 'Sesame Street Live!'

Hoda, partner Joel Schiffman and two-year-old Haley Joy saw "Sesame Street Live!" alongside Dylan, her husband Brian Fichera, and their two-year-old son, Calvin. Haley Joy, Hoda, partner Joel, Calvin, Dylan and husband Brian had a wonderful time!

'So much love': Haley Joy celebrates 2nd birthday with the cutest party

'So much love': Haley Joy celebrates 2nd birthday with the cutest party

TODAY anchors and their kids take a fun trip to 'Sesame Street' We're still amazed that it's been two full years since Hoda adopted her little girl, saying, "She's a Valentine's baby, so she's a little nugget." Checking out "Sesame Street" in person was a pretty amazing experience for Haley Joy, who shared it with mom Hoda Kotb, plus TODAY anchors Savannah Guthrie and Dylan Dreyer, and their little ones in 2018.

Cookie Monster's hilarious Reddit chat; reveals surprising facts

Cookie Monster's hilarious Reddit chat; reveals surprising facts

Fans of the one and only Cookie Monster received the ultimate sweet treat Wednesday evening when the beloved "Sesame Street" character answered questions about his career, his eating habits and his Hollywood pals during a Reddit AMA (short for "Ask Me Anything").

Start prepping guacamole for Super Bowl 2020 with this genius gadget

Start prepping guacamole for Super Bowl 2020 with this genius gadget

Avocado Tree Starter Kit (Set of three), $20, Amazon TODAY editors, writers and experts take care to recommend items we really like and hope you’ll enjoy! Avocado Tree Starter Kit - Set of 3 $20 Also available at UncommonGoods .

AJ McLean Admits It’s ‘Getting Harder’ to Be Away From Family

AJ McLean Admits It’s ‘Getting Harder’ to Be Away From Family

But it does tend to make things even harder because, especially for my oldest again, she’s aware now that she’s talking to me through a phone and that Daddy’s not coming home the very next morning.” AJ and his wife share daughters Ava, 6, and Lyric, 22 months, and the boy band member often brings them on tour — and he isn’t the only Backstreet Boy to do so.

Gymboree is expected to close all retail stores after filing for bankruptcy again

Gymboree is expected to close all retail stores after filing for bankruptcy again

The once popular children's clothing retailer Gymboree, which at one time had a nearly cult-like following, is expected to file for bankruptcy and close its remaining brick-and-mortar stores, the Wall Street Journal first reported.

How to store winter accessories 2019: coats, hats, boots, gloves

How to store winter accessories 2019: coats, hats, boots, gloves

For example, put the gloves in side pockets, drape the scarf around hanger and tuck your hat in jacket sleeve or a pocket." The 9 items you need to organize winter coats and accessories TODAY editors, writers and experts take care to recommend items we really like and hope you’ll enjoy!

Christmas tree hack: Mum's cling wrap trick will save you time next year

Christmas tree hack: Mum's cling wrap trick will save you time next year

Nice and easy If you want to take the lights off the tree before storing it, you can try this old faithful toilet roll trick.

Kristen Bell confronted paparazzi photographing her children

Kristen Bell confronted paparazzi photographing her children

Kristen Bell was picking up her daughters from preschool when she saw the telephoto lens of a paparazzi photographer in the parking lot across the street. "I said, 'Kristen, you can handle this,'" Bell told TODAY's Natalie Morales onstage at the Mom 2.0 Summit in Pasadena, California.

Joanna Gaines shares her brilliant pre-Christmas tradition — see the pic

Joanna Gaines shares her brilliant pre-Christmas tradition — see the pic

“Every year right before Christmas I'm the mean mom that makes the kids clean and purge their rooms of old broken toys and junk before the 25th,” the mother of five wrote. But then I saw this old crutch turned toilet paper holder (genius idea boys) in the trash pile ...

Would you send your kids to preschool in the forest?

Would you send your kids to preschool in the forest?

"We're Louisville's first forest preschool," said Ryan Devlin, director of Thrive Forest School at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve. my child would like to be outside the entire school year,'" said Tavia Cathcart Brown, executive director Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve.

'Sesame Street' tackles homelessness with this Muppet's new storyline

'Sesame Street' tackles homelessness with this Muppet's new storyline

Craig Melvin went to Sesame Street to meet with Lily (at left), a Muppet experiencing homelessness, and her friends Elmo and Grover to talk about a serious issue that millions of children face.

15 best stocking stuffers and gifts for college students

15 best stocking stuffers and gifts for college students

These gifts, especially curated for the college set, are fun, functional and small enough to easily transport come January when it's time for your kid to head back to campus. We also love the "Pep Talk Pencils" with sayings such as "Make Today Great," "Like A Boss," and "Choose Happiness."

Al Roker gets into the holiday spirit by chopping his own Christmas tree

Al Roker gets into the holiday spirit by chopping his own Christmas tree

While New York City celebrates a tree-lighting ceremony at Rockefeller Center every year, Al Roker has another holiday tradition. The TODAY co-host and weatherman and his son, Nick Roker, 16, kicked off their holiday season with a trip to Pinto Ranch Tree Farm in Chatham, New York, to find the perfect tree to decorate for Christmas.

Why my fake Christmas tree is better than your real one

Why my fake Christmas tree is better than your real one

My 9-foot "Aspen fir" has all the ornaments our family has collected over the years and has a setting where you can alternate from white to multicolored lights. Each year, I’d set it up and marvel at how perfect the lights were, how it remained perfectly green, how "real" it looked.

'Santa! Santa! Santa!': Watch Hoda and Haley Joy light family Christmas tree

'Santa! Santa! Santa!': Watch Hoda and Haley Joy light family Christmas tree

"We're going to have the tree lighting of the family tree," Hoda says from behind the camera as her partner, Joel Schiffman, and Haley Joy gather round.

Get real: Christmas trees should not be artificial

Get real: Christmas trees should not be artificial

As a kid, I always grew up with a real tree in the corner of my home at Christmas. While a fake tree might do the job for some folks, to me, it just wouldn’t feel like Christmas without the real thing.

Hilarie Burton, Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s Holiday Tradition Revealed

Hilarie Burton, Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s Holiday Tradition Revealed

Morgan, 52, and the One Tree Hill alum share two children, 8-year-old son Augustus and 9-month-old daughter George. In fact, the actress also revealed that she filmed her upcoming Lifetime movie, The Christmas Contract, only three months after giving birth to George.

21 cute gifts to help celebrate Baby's 1st Christmas

21 cute gifts to help celebrate Baby's 1st Christmas

Baby's 1st Christmas Rocking Horse Ornament $17 PersonalCreations.com Waterford Crystal Baby's First Christmas Ornament $65 Neiman Marcus Baby's My First Christmas Gift Santa's Workshop Playset $25 Amazon Step2 My First Christmas Tree with Bonus Ornaments $40 Amazon

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