If you have a real tree, it can continue to serve you or the community well after it leaves your home.
10 things about the Christmas tree.
Were you able to keep the waters calm at the family gathering?
“And I laughed when I saw him, in spite of myself!”From Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement Clark MooreThis, of course, was the narrator speaking of the Jolly Elf, Santa Claus, visiting his home on Christmas Eve. This one line of the famous poem, however, applies so well to us all, the dads and…
“Christmas Vacation”, “Scrooged”, and “A Christmas Story” are just a few of our picks.
I loved you so much, but I didn’t recognize at the time what a privilege it was to get to stay home with you all day.
I love Christmas. In Canada, it snows before Christmas and the snow makes the lights on the house twinkly and beautiful. The snow also dampens the traffic noise, so everything seems quieter. It’s like a Hallmark moment every day, except for the graders at 3am and the Crack house on the corner. Other than those…
The number of women raising children alone is on the rise. Whether by choice or circumstance, single motherhood is becoming increasingly common. As founder of ESME.com, a website dedicated to helping single moms, I can attest to the fact that single moms are independent, resilient, and doing a great job of raising their children. However,…
This season can be the hardest for those coming back from service and those who have retired from active duty.
Daniela McVicker put together a list of books for the holiday season.
Here is the Christmas narrative that our reality-starved, hope-deprived post-truth world really needs.
Should holidays be one-size-fits-all, or is this time of year an opportunity to work on our social skills, despite discomfort?
With a little preparation, honesty, and help from these 6 tips, you can bring the joy back to your holiday season.
The malls are decorated with garland, bows, and lighted wreaths suspended in mid-air between stores and shops. Display windows have followed suit with decorative frosting in the corners and mannequins dressed in cold-weather attire. Starbucks debuted their red holiday cups, and radio stations are beginning to play Christmas music on loop. There’s no doubt about it—the…
Christmas is a time for family celebrations until it becomes a weapon in a family battle.
This holiday season, everybody wins!