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Holiday Kindness Calendar for Kids

Holiday Kindness Calendar for Kids

Five years ago when my husband and I got married we had the most amazing interfaith celebration – we “broke the glass” at the end of our ceremony, listened to the seven Jewish blessings, and even ...

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9 Holiday Gifts for Grandparents

9 Holiday Gifts for Grandparents

With a very active, excitable, and overall fun toddler in the house, I am definitely getting into the holiday spirit a bit more than I usually do. I’ve got lists for Kayla’s “big” gift options ...

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Start a New Family Holiday Tradition This Year

Start a New Family Holiday Tradition This Year

The holidays are here! Toy catalogs! TV specials! Decorations that have been around since Halloween! In the words of a favorite comic strip, “Good grief.” One way to tame the chaos: bring in a little ...

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Tips for Traveling With a Baby for the Holidays

Tips for Traveling With a Baby for the Holidays

For as long as I’ve known my husband, we’ve both traveled for the holidays. Whether by plane or car, together or separately, we’ve traveled. Sure, it’s a little bit of a hassle, but it’s more ...

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How To Keep Gift Giving Under Control

How To Keep Gift Giving Under Control

With the holidays just beginning, my husband and I have been thinking about how to address guidelines we’d like to set around gift-giving for our daughter (mainly, how to we keep gift giving under control). Because ...

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Holiday Random Acts of Kindness for Kids

Holiday Random Acts of Kindness for Kids

My favorite part of the holidays is watching my kids joyfully soak up all the wonders of the season – from decorating the tree to making our annual “too much sugar” decorated cookies and from ...

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What My Family is Celebrating This Holiday Season

What My Family is Celebrating This Holiday Season

So, my house looks like a satellite warehouse for Amazon, we rolled out of my mom’s house full of latkes and chocolate Hanukkah gelt, we’re stressed about what to bake for my sister-in-law’s Christmas Day ...

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Holiday Books for Kids

Holiday Books for Kids

Kate’s post about the Christmas book advent calendar has inspired me! I’m Jewish and didn’t grow up reading Christmas books in our home, but my husband grew up Catholic, and I love celebrating Christmas with ...

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Family Recipes: Healthy Holiday Treats for Kids

Family Recipes: Healthy Holiday Treats for Kids

During the holiday season, it seems like everywhere you turn you see recipes for decedent holiday-themed treats. For kids and adults alike, indulging during the holidays is certainly ok – as long as it’s in moderation. ...

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#SocialParenting: “Experience” Gift Ideas for Kids

#SocialParenting: “Experience” Gift Ideas for Kids

At times, the material aspect of the holiday season can be overwhelming, especially for kids. How do you maintain a healthy balance when it comes to gifts for small children? Gifting “experiences” – like swimming lessons, sports ...

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