As the year winds down and the holiday season hits full gear, you may be exploring the possibility of sneaking in one last vacation before saying farewell to the year past. If you haven't decided on your destination, we have suggestions that will create warm memories to last during the rest of those long winter months ahead.
Holidays and Celebrations
A wee baby will be joining you at next year's holiday celebrations! This year's festivities may be an entirely different story if you're battling morning sickness. Whether you'll be traveling or keeping close to home, tap these holiday morning sickness busters!
The winter season presents endless, unique moments to grab and transform them into priceless memories. Freeze that frame! Gather up your favorite photos and your stash of seasonal scrapbooking supplies. Capture and save those winter memories on festively themed pages.
So, you're spending the holidays with your in-laws. All that "togetherness" combined with seasonal stress and pregnancy hormones might be too much. Curl up in your favorite chair, open up your pregnant gal's guide and learn how to defuse the tension between you and the in-laws.
Did you spend last year rescuing ornaments and shouting "don't touch"? Maybe you're ready for a different style of décor -- trimmings your child won't harm? Take a peek at these simple holiday decorations kids can not only touch and play with, but can help you create!
Spending quality time as a couple, even making a baby together should be simple in such an ideal setting. Reality check! While holidays are about loved ones, somehow they don't leave much time for couples. The holidays tend to zap energy from almost every direction and can take a toll on your relationship with your partner.
With so much commercialization of the holidays surrounding our kids, the season's real purpose can be easily lost in the shuffle. Here's how you can push that aside and show your tot the real "reason for the season."
With everyone going at full throttle this time of year, often in opposite directions, you need stress busters to recharge your whole family. Try these tactics and find holiday peace.
To me, Christmas tastes cool like snowflakes, soft like candlelight, spicy like gingerbread and tangy like oranges. How does Christmas taste to you?
There's something even more special when those holiday greetings are homemade, handmade with love. These tips will get you started and put smiles on faces -- both those making and those opening the cards.