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Holiday Gift Giving

The Best Gifts Your Favorite Chefs Have Ever Gotten

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.26.2014 | Taste

25 gifts from the ultimate tastemakers.

This Christmas, Let's Bring Back WWJD

Angela Jamene | Posted 02.19.2014 | Religion
Angela Jamene

I know it can be easy to buy into the idea that you are pressured by someone or something to make sure you stress yourself and your finances to the limit but that is about as far from scripture as you can get without committing a felony

Buy a Girl and Have a Happy Holiday

Scott Goodson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Scott Goodson

Around the world, girls are not only deprived of education, they are punished for seeking knowledge. Here's the important part: A girl's education is about more than just the individual; it is about the future of her family and her community.

12 Answers To The Question Every Parent Is Asking This Holiday Season

Janell Burley Hofmann | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents
Janell Burley Hofmann

As a writer and speaker on parenting and the "tech and respect" movement, this is the core question I hear over and over again: "Is my child ready?"

5 Ways You Can Digitally Find and Buy Gifts

Kara Kamenec | Posted 01.23.2014 | Money
Kara Kamenec

Emerging online shopping platforms do more than just make shopping attractive to the casual consumer; they give you the tools to get what you actually want, rather than what the online retailer wants you to buy.

Why I'm Withholding Presents From My Daughter

LearnVest | Posted 01.29.2013 | Money

Gift-giving may never be the same and why that's a good thing.

As Good as It Gives

Doug Binzak | Posted 12.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Doug Binzak

You are driving in the city, in line at a red light. Three cars ahead, you spot the weathered man or woman working his way up the line of windows, hand out, maybe a sign explaining his plight. Is there a flash of wanting the light to change before he makes it up to you?

Gifting With Purpose for the Holidays

Greg Spencer | Posted 02.21.2012 | Impact
Greg Spencer

It's the holiday season again and like all of you, I'm left wondering what to give this year that's more meaningful than another nice sweater for my dad or a pair of pajamas for my grandma.

Lights, Presents, Sugar... Action! Minimizing Holiday Overload, Maximizing Holiday Family Fun

Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD | Posted 02.19.2012 | Parents
Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD

The countdown has begun, for young and old. This is one of my most favorite times of the year, except for one thing: Christmas Day starts too early in the Dr. Gwenn house.

PHOTOS: Holiday Window Shopping At Saks Fifth Avenue

The Huffington Post | Brooke Bobb | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Window shopping is always more exciting during the holiday season, especially when department stores around the country deck theirs out in the most cr...

The Best-Kept Secret Behind Gifts Of Love

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Think back on the greatest gift you've ever received. What was it? Now, give the gift exchange a 180 degree turn, and remember the favorite gift you've ever given?

Gift of the Magi: Being Present

Suzette Standring | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzette Standring

I fall prey to obligation, guilt, or the fear of appearing cheap or thoughtless. None of that is assuaged when I offer up potpourri. The cultural pressure to buy is deeply ingrained.