Celebrations and Traditions Blogs

  • We Want to Know -- What is the Worst Gift You've Ever Received?

    With the holidays just about behind us, we got to thinking about the gifts we've received AND about those presents we simply must return, donate -- or dare we admit, re-gift!

  • Hanukkah - Festival of Lights

    Are you ready to light the first Hanukkah candle tonight? If so, Happy Hanukkah!

  • Wordless Wednesday: Flower Girl Takes a Nap During Wedding Ceremony

    This week's Wordless Wednesday's video hits close to home for me. You see, my oldest son is getting married this Saturday and my youngest will be the ring bearer. It also happens to be an evening wedding. See what the video unfolds!

  • Suri Cruise's Christmas $130,000 Wish List!

    For those of us who might be concerned that we're spoiling our kids, fear not. One need look no further than Miss Suri Cruise's wish list, and the fact that she's getting everything on it, to realize that we may not be so indulgent after all.

  • Celebrating Planet Earth with Your Kids

    Parents often ask me how to help kids develop good values. Quite simply, kids learn what they live. Tomorrow is Earth Day, which would give us a perfect opportunity, if we weren't already so busy. Want to be part of the solution, rather than part of the problem?

  • Ernie Celebrates Rubber Duckie's Birthday!

    Today is Rubber Duckie's birthday! Aside from Bert, Rubber Duckie has been Ernie's faithful companion for many years.

  • 2 before 20

    So my first pregnancy was when i was 15 years old and it was during my sophomore year of high school. not really my fault or anything, just put myself in a bad situation but hey couldn't change the past. but i found out my child was gonna be a boy and i was happy. when i was 16 i had him. he was due may 1st but he came 2 wks and 4 days early. it was apr. 13th 2007. he was 7lbs 6 oz and 20.5 in. long. i named him trentyn xavier. his labor/delivery was really easy, only about 5 and a half hours long and with no pain meds and vaginal, with an episiotomy. i gained about 45 pounds with it.

  • Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day!

    The United Nations has officially recognized March 21st as World Down Syndrome Day! For those with Down syndrome and the families who love them, it's a hard fought and much celebrated victory.

  • Are you interested in prenatal yoga?

    Are you interested in learning more about prenatal yoga and its benefits?
    If so, global yoga specialist, Jiivana has just launched its renowned prenatal yoga DVD, Bliss From Within, in the UK today. The DVD has been endorsed by The National Association of Childbirth Educators and is seen to be the most comprehensive prenatal Yoga DVD on the market.

    For a clip from the DVD please visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yreizEBmwHs
    or to order a copy and get £3 off visit www.jiivana.co.uk and type in the promotional code: JiivanaUK1000.

  • Cute Kids Gone Adorably Wild!

    This little guy would do Elvis proud! Watch as he rocks out to "Jailhouse Rock." The King would likely crown him the "Prince."