Holidays aren't complete without the ones we love. If your family lives near, everyone will probably gather at a central location to celebrate. If you have family out of town, travel will more than likely be apart of your plans. Traveling with kids during the holiday season can seem pretty complicated, but it's totally doable! Use these 7 ways to survive holiday travel with the family and you'll…Continue
Added by Jazelle on December 2, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
Last year our family added a new tradition to our Christmas celebrations, the observance of St. Nicholas Day.
If you’ve never heard of St. Nicholas Day, don’t worry. Neither had I until my sister-in-law shared about it a few years ago, and it wasn’t until last November…Continue
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Now, as most of y’all know I am often called a Pollyanna thanks to my glass is half full positive outlook on life. However there is one thing in this world that quickly turns this Pollyanna into a Negative Nelly and that is a good old-fashioned cookie exchange! Shocking, but true! I have participated in my fair share and even organized a few and let me tell you, now I understand what they mean by a labor of love. Except for in this case, unlike actual labor where you totally forget…Continue
Added by Kat Tom on November 18, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments
I know that it is just now November, but sometimes the best Christmas gift requires some advanced planning. My idea was one of those, but it was completely worth it. It's an original Tried It Tuesday idea born out of need. Here's why.…Continue
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Everyone knows that Santa makes his trip around the world with his trusty elves and reindeer, every Christmas dropping off presents to all…Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on April 22, 2015 at 8:24am — No Comments
** I'm not buying whatever Mother Nature is selling.
** My transformation from human to crocodile is nearly complete,…Continue
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Enjoy a pretty addition to your holiday table!
Added by Diane Adamo Cassellius on December 27, 2014 at 12:44pm — No Comments
This is currently on the Parents Page of the Huffington Post. The story of a mother's love and sacrifice. I hope you will check it out and share:…Continue
Added by Susan Fishman on December 24, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments
There is nothing more magical than your child's face lighting up with excitement on Christmas morning. Especially, when you know that you were the one who made it happen. Our child’s happiness as parents is always our top priority, and Christmas tends to emphasize the issue. No parent wants to disappoint their kids on Christmas morning. Once our children learn about Santa Claus, they might start becoming more vocal about what they…Continue
Added by Angela Smith on December 24, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
Christmas is almost here, two days and all of our hard work and sleepless nights will be rewarded with happy, smiling family members.
Ahhh we can finally breathe a sigh of relief and rest a bit. But that is not for two more days and if you are anything…
Added by Melanie McKinnon on December 21, 2014 at 6:16pm — No Comments
** 'Tis the season to feel like a walking ATM.
** If you're a fan of torturing yourself, I highly recommend going to the mall two weekends before Christmas.…
You know what’s coming next week? Gifts. And if you have kids, the number may be excessive. Regardless of whether you have the room for all the new stuff, that doesn’t mean that year after year you must continue to accumulate and your whole house must be a disaster Christmas morning and the week…Continue
Added by Debbie Wenger on December 18, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments
** If my kids overflow one more toilet around here, they're getting an outhouse for Christmas.
** I could really use an…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 12, 2014 at 12:13pm — No Comments
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During this Christmas Season I want to encourage you to remember the true reason for the season. Too often we get caught up with Black Friday shopping, Cyber Monday, and all the holiday parties and events we attend that we don’t relish in the true reason for the season.
Added by Jessica Briggs on December 8, 2014 at 2:57pm — No Comments
One thing that really irritates me this time of year is the phrase "Happy Holidays." Especially when I am out Christmas shopping and it's obvious that we are Christmas shopping.
What this phrase has done is taken Christ out of Christmas. Its as bad as X-mas to me. I get that no one wants to offend anyone, but who then are you offending…
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