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Easter Traditions

Why Traditions Matter

Katharine Rose | Posted 06.02.2015 | Religion
Katharine Rose

I think there is a real beauty to be found in tradition - a beauty that may not propel us forward in the sense of quantifiable "progress" or change, but that does propel us forward as human beings in life wisdom, understanding and even emotional intellect.

15 Vintage Images Show Just How Much Easter Has Changed Over Time

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 04.02.2015 | Fifty

Long before plastic eggs, marshmallow peeps and bunnies at the mall, Easter was about bonnets, pretty dresses and celebrating one of the most importan...

Easter Way Back When

Melissa Fenton | Posted 05.30.2015 | Parents
Melissa Fenton

Easter Day involved family, not things. It was about being together for brunch, not getting on new bikes. And somehow, we felt loved and special without the excess. What a concept.

Teaching My Son To Appreciate The Glory Of Spring

Sheila Quirke | Posted 06.02.2013 | Parents
Sheila Quirke

Long story short, if I am doing my mothering job properly, my boy will some day come to recognize and appreciate the glory of Spring himself. He will know that life is universal and that its cyclical nature is confirmation of something to be celebrated.

Whatever Happened To Easter Outfits?

Brie Dyas | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Brie Dyas

Whether you were born in 1950 or 1980, the tradition of the new Easter outfit was always the same. But at some point, things changed and you rarely see kids dressed up for the holiday anymore. Whatever happened to the pastel coats, matching hats and Mary Jane shoes?

Joy Behar Talks Easter Traditions (VIDEO)

Posted 06.20.2011 | Religion

Joy Behar sat down this week for AOL's "You've Got ..." series to discuss her favorite Easter memories and family traditions ahead of the holiday week...

Are You Passing-Over or Resurrecting for Easter?

Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D.

Jews, Pagans and Christians have much in common this time of year. So let us rejoice and join together in spring rebirth, renewal and resurrection.

Top 5 Easter Traditions From Around The World

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Easter is upon us! Easter Week began this past weekend with Palm Sunday and culminates in weekend commemorations of Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Eas...