It wasn't even my own private number, but the one my family shared. It had a long extension cord so I could move around my room, but that was as far as I could go. Nonetheless, it was a symbol of independence. I could talk without anyone listening to my conversations. Or so I thought.
Does the holiday gift shopping season make you want to bury your head under the covers until December 26th? Well, you're not alone. But just because big box retailers get all the press doesn't mean that the only gift giving options involve the words "big screen" and "TV."
Who says you can't take it with you? This year, kids on the go have a whole host of amazing toys that can be packed easily and offer hours of fun.
Charity, like travel, is a gift that keeps on giving.
Everyone has their holiday pet peeves.
Sure, we all have too many people to shop for, but you don't need to spend a fortune to feel festive. Here are 20 fab finds under 50 bucks!
With the holiday season fast approaching, everyone is scrambling to purchase the perfect present. But fret not! Fun and education can mix and not break the bank.
I'm a cautious shopper by nature, but the holidays make me more so. As I'm not big on stuff, I tend to favor gifts people can and will use. And by "use" I mean "up," "often" or "over a lifetime."
The moment I became an aunt for the first time was the most meaningful and fulfilling time of my life. But as much as I felt this milestone had changed everything for me, no one else beyond my closest friends and family seemed to notice. No one spoke to me as an aunt.
As an occasional procrastinator myself, let me share a few tips I've picked up over the years that can help take the expense -- and stress -- out of holiday planning.
Gift-giving may never be the same and why that's a good thing.
The next time you go to a party you'll know exactly what to bring.
While Dad appreciated those gifts because they came from his kids, nowadays it seems there are so many options. Kids can definitely do better -- with a little help from you. Here are some gift ideas for Dad that I think he'll not only appreciate, but he'll love and use!
I am grateful for many things and have closets bursting with the excesses of my life. I need nothing, I want nothing, except my family's continued good health and love. But since telling people that doesn't dissuade them from gift-giving, here's a list of things I really absolutely don't want.
With the holiday season in full swing, it's important not to forget our nearest and dearest who will be entertaining all winter long.
No matter how much planning you do ahead of time, shopping for holiday gifts can feel overwhelming. Check out these hand-selected highlights from our Feel-Good Gift Guide to inspire, educate and entertain kids of all ages and stages.