What does this mother really want for Christmas? A personal shopper. I’m starting to think the idea of Santa Claus and his toy-making elves came from a desperate mother like myself who doesn’t enjoy shopping.
The Family Fun Jar has become one of the most anticipated gifts our children get on Christmas Day - and it's a gift that keeps on giving all year long. Learn about how to create your own Family Fun Jar and check out the free download offered.
Check out some great ideas and insights for protecting what matters most during the holidays -- and enjoy great sugestions for holiday read-aloud classics.
A Ryder moving van, a Wheel of Fortune, a torched Hot Wheels car: what decorates your Christmas tree? It’s the treasured little things that bring us together for the holidays, and author Kim Hall shares how they have made “Story Ornaments” a beloved family tradition.
Tiffany and her husband needed a way to motivate their five children to complete their daily tasks. Merv Griffin has nothing on the game they invented!
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas for making the whole month of November into a season of thanksgiving for your family.
With the new school year looming, I found myself mourning the long hours my older daughters would spend away from home. I knew I wanted to set aside time in order to have meaningful interaction with my children, but what? Soon, with a little help, the idea of “Special Time” was born: a simple 15...
How can we build relationships and memories when our family time is eaten up by media and extracurricular activities? Saren shares some simple and helpful practices that can make a real difference.
The story of Joshua and the River Jordan reminds us how to build lasting memorials within our own families today through the small, everyday gathering of “stones.”
Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur are serious holidays, full of soul searching and repentance. In trying to help her kids understand that repentance doesn't have to be scary, Adina Soclof practices a simple three-step plan, one that eliminates lectures or admonishments.
When Shavuot came right after Mother's Day, it got Adina Socolf thinking about how principles of her faith help her become a better parent. In this essay, she shares three teachings that any mothers can take to heart.
When we think of Memorial Day, most of us think of barbeques, picnics, and the beginning of summer. Sadie McCurry, the wife of an active-duty Army soldier, shares six ideas to help children understand the meaning of the holiday.