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Holiday Family

Single on Thanksgiving? Here Are Quick Answers to Your Relatives' Most Annoying Questions

Sara Eckel | Posted 01.25.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

Singles are often grilled about their personal lives in a way their married relations rarely are. When was the last time your sister and brother-in-law were asked to defend their "married lifestyle" to a table of 12?

How To Survive Your Next Family Holiday Party

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

It's that time of year again -- time to RSVP to that holiday party being thrown by your least favorite extended family members. Like every year, you t...

The Reality of Divorced Parents During the Holidays

Tayce Taylor | Posted 02.22.2013 | Teen
Tayce Taylor

It is hard to see all of my friends whose parents are together, and I have to remind myself that I am not like them and it is not my fault. All I see during the holidays is big families celebrating Christmas together, while my family will never be like that again.

How to Enjoy Your Holidays With Your Family!

Swati Desai, Ph.D., LCSW | Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Swati Desai, Ph.D., LCSW

I have figured out the art of visiting my family and having a good time with them. I would like to share what always seems to work. I have given this advice to several friends and colleagues, and they all have come back saying how they had a very good holiday.

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...

Getting Through the Holidays (Without Going Over the River and Through the Woods!)

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

Chances are, the holidays are going to include some stress -- especially if you're dealing with illness, grief, or other serious life challenge. However, if you go into them by taking responsibility for what you can control, there's a good chance they will be more joy-filled.

Finding Our Way Home

Birute Regine | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Birute Regine

The holiday season is a time to go home and be with family or friends, a journey that begins with the best of intentions. We look forward to all those parties and shared meals, all those gatherings where the room is abuzz with conversations as everyone catches up on news.