Planning a birthday party for your little one and unsure where to begin? Check out our tips -- covering everything from the invitations to cake to party favors -- to make your day a success!
Holidays and Celebrations
The custom of celebrating a new baby has been around for centuries. Although the times have changed and traditions differ from one culture to another, the central purpose of baby showers remains the same: to share in the joy of an expectant couple's upcoming arrival and help them prepare for their new lives as parents.
In spite of the cookies, punch, temporary suspension of school work, and the festive atmosphere of this atypical school day, Betsy, a third grader in a suburban Michigan elementary school, was not having a good day. Perhaps it had something to do with the fact that she is 30 pounds overweight and just opened her fifth valentine containing a picture of a pig.
If you really want to impress the love of your life this Valentine's Day, do something a little different -- take that extra step in showing her she has a caring and thoughtful partner during her pregnancy.
You're looking for something unique, personalized, creative and one of a kind, right? Look no further and grab a pen and paper because you'll want to write down the materials needed and the very, very, very simple instructions to this adorable photo frame.
Winter solstice celebrations and rites are some of the oldest known -- rituals in honor of the forces of nature as a way of ensuring the return of the sun and warmer, more fertile days. These same Yule rites and celebrations are still being held even to this day.
The making of gingerbread men and gingerbread homes is popular Yuletime favorite. For an entertaining activity, share stories while decorating gingerbread men. According to old Germanic tradition and folklore... Here are some of our family's favorite gingerbread recipes.
There are countless recipes for this festive time of year; many having unique and interesting origins. So let's delve into some of these recipes and learn how they came about and the meaning behind them -- meanings that at one point in time held great significance to the people of yesteryear.
Holiday stress can take the joy out of the holidays quicker than any other natural emotion. Since women are hit the hardest... Or, are they? Actually, kids notice the overwhelming feelings, conflict during the busy season, and also become frustrated and sad.
Families want their holidays to be special and happy for everyone, especially the children. But what many parents fail to remember is that the holiday season can be a time of hustle and bustle -- and a never-ending whirlwind of stress for their children.