Thanksgiving, 1975


1975. That was the year I made a decision and learned a secret that would change my life.

5 Reasons You Need to Stop Complaining About Your Family During the Holidays


Think your family is annoying? Maybe it’s time for YOU to get over yourself.

Parenting Tips from a Homeless Man

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What the homeless can teach us about raising children.

Deceptive Dad’s Open Letter to Elf-on-the-Shelf Makers


This dad lies to his kids about Santa Claus but thinks the Shelf Elf folks go too far …

Five Gifts My Transition Gave Me


Dillan DiGiovanni is grateful for the experiences he’s gained as a transgender person.

Dialogue With Those Who Matter Most

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This year, Billy Flood’s Thanksgiving was defined by his father’s wisdom.

Why Your Home Matters


A Thanksgiving drive and a return to his city reminded Mike Iamele how important home is.

7 Steps to Surviving Dysfunctional Holiday Gatherings

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You’ll thank Thomas Fiffer for this helpful guide to surviving hellish holiday dysfunction.

At Thanksgiving, This Dad Thanks His Mom for Making Him a Dad


As this dad thinks over his thank you list, his mom appears at the top. Here is why.

Unbelievably Bad Comics: Balanced Meal


Ever wonder what the kids really want for Thanksgiving dinner?

The Art of Regifting

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Thomas Fiffer reminisces on a Thanksgiving past and the true meaning of generosity.

Some Things I am Grateful for as a Man

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With the holidays coming up, here is a list of things I am thankful for.

Why Some People May Lack Holiday Cheer

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Confused by why someone might be miserable at your holiday dinner? It’s important to remember personal history when considering how we treat holidays.

Reflecting on Thanksgiving in a Time of Crisis

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Rabbi Adina Lewittes urges us to be hopeful and fiercely optimistic during a Thanksgiving season when the world seems upside down.

Things You Might Have Missed

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Annual Thanksgiving is Good, but Daily Gratitude is Better

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Appreciating what we have, going for what we want and enjoying the journey there, is the recipe for a happy life.