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Holiday Activities

The Comical Reality Of Baking With A Toddler At Christmas

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.14.2015 | Parents

Accomplishing any task with a toddler can be challenging. That's especially true, it seems, of holiday activities like baking Christmas cookies. Mom a...

Gather Around Celebrating the Stories of the Season

John McCormick | Posted 02.08.2014 | Parents
John McCormick

The time I've spent telling stories with my sons is one of the greatest treasures of my life. It has created a special bond between us, something that no one else does for them.

10 Spiritual Things To Do On Black Friday Instead Of Shopping

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 11.28.2013 | Religion

1. Forgo the consumerist madness of Black Friday and instead catch up on your rest. Sleeping in beats standing in line by a mile any day. 2. ...

Storytelling at Home for the Holidays

John McCormick | Posted 02.22.2013 | Parents
John McCormick

We spend too much time on shopping, entertaining, and shuttling around and too little time with the family. If only there was an alternative? Maybe there is. Try storytelling at home with the kids. It's the perfect activity for the holidays.

Family Activities For the Holidays, From Kelly Ripa (WATCH)

Posted 12.07.2015 | Home

Kelly Ripa told me that her family determines their holiday activities based on majority rule when she visited me on Mondays With Marlo. Kelly's famil...

Holiday Activities: How to Keep the Kids Busy

Todd Oldham | Posted 02.19.2013 | HuffPost Home
Todd Oldham

They say idle hands are the devil's workshop...

Board-Free Family Fun: 3 Games to Play Over the Holidays

Sadie Dingfelder | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Sadie Dingfelder

No matter what holiday you're celebrating, there comes a time when the family gathering runs out of steam. While you may be tempted to head out to a movie or -- if you're me -- continue to graze until there's no food left in the house, there's an alternative: Play!

6 Things to Do in New York This Holiday Season

Oyster | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel

Tons of visitors descend upon New York City during the holidays, and for good reason. After all, few places boast such a cheery holiday spirit with beautiful window displays, Christmas lights galore and holiday pop-up shops on every corner.

5 Ways To Spend The Day After Christmas!

Posted 12.26.2011 | Home

After spending the weekend cooped up in a house, it's only natural to feel a little itchy for some real-life, non family-related activity that does no...