Kwanzaa runs from December 26 to January 1. Each day is dedicated to celebrating one of the principles believed to have been key to building strong families and communities in African cultures. Help your child follow along with one of these activities.
Holidays and Celebrations
Serve these non-alcoholic drinks to the entire family and offer as an alternative for party guests who prefer not to drink alcohol.
The clock's ticking down and you still have gifts to buy. If you find your pregnant self facing last-minute gift-buying trip, these tips can maximize your shopping pleasure.
Despite the hectic pace, the crowds, the non-stop activities and people vying for your attention, there's something magical about the season. We've compiled a few suggestions to help you snatch it up in your Santa cap and have you both appreciating why that jolly ole' elf may be chuckling "ho-ho-ho!"
It's just a few days till Christmas. When you were a kid, that was a reason to rejoice. As a busy mom, it might be more a reason to panic! Are you ready? Read through the busy mom's checklist. It will help you confidently be on top of the holidays -- or give you a laugh as you try.
The weather outside may be frightful. The kids wandering around looking for "something to do" might be less than delightful. Instead letting loose with an indoor storm, what can you do? Get busy with a craft project! Bring out an old favorite or try one of ours.
The idea of family holiday togetherness may warm your heart. Reality might fill you with another emotion -- dread. These tips can help keep the "holly, jolly" in the holiday.
We know that with the economy, everyone's trying to stretch their holiday dollar a bit more so we've put together some last minute tips to help you out.
Decorate the tree and hang the stockings. Then, heat up the cocoa and snuggle up together with a good story. Holiday books seem to offer a special magic -- opening doors of childhood imagination just waiting to explore.