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Katherine Bindley

The Stress-Free Holiday Guide To Tipping Everyone In Your Child's Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.18.2011 | Parents

It's lovely having an army of people to enrich the lives of your children every day: tutors, day care providers, teachers, dance instructors, soccer c...

What Would Happen If Men Ran Christmas?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 12.16.2011 | Women

Who orchestrates holiday celebrations in your house? According to statistics, there's a good chance she's female (in other words, you) -- and that she...

10 Unique Gifts For Healthy Eaters

Posted 12.16.2011 | Healthy Living

The caramel popcorn, the chocolates, the cookies. Some of the tastiest holiday gifts aren't exactly good for you. And since overindulgences now can tr...

WATCH: Jorge Santini, Mayor of San Juan, Defends His 'Absurd' Photo

Posted 12.15.2011 | Latino Voices

San Juan Mayor Jorge Santini has tried explaining away his bizarre Christmas family postcard on the show, "Al Rojo Vivo." "It's very simple, everyt...

10 Simple Ways To Stay Healthy And Fit Over The Holidays

Ruth Zukerman | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Ruth Zukerman

We've made it through Thanksgiving, and as we approach the meat of the holiday season (hopefully not with tighter jeans), there are still plenty of temptations to come. Here are some tips to stay the course and come out ahead.

How to Take an Awkward Holiday Photo

Mike Bender | Posted 02.13.2012 | Parents
Mike Bender

Well, the most awkward time of the year is upon us and 'tis the season of taking family photos. So, we here at AFP wanted to pass along our knowledge to help you and your family create a memorable and cringe-worthy holiday photo.

Give The Gift Of Sleep: 12 Slumber-Inducing Finds

Posted 12.16.2011 | Healthy Living

Shopping for someone who can't sleep? You're not alone. Nearly a quarter of American workers experience some form of insomnia, which costs the country...

Baked Latkes: Good Or Bad Idea?

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Hanukkah begins at sunset on Tuesday, December 20 this year, and you just can't properly celebrate the Jewish holiday without latkes, those addictive ...

WATCH: Kimmel's 'As Seen On TV' Gift Ideas

Posted 12.14.2011 | Comedy

What do you get for the person who has everything? Or, the one you completely forgot about until the day before Christmas? The answer to both can alwa...

11 Fun Gifts For Fitness Lovers

Posted 12.14.2011 | Healthy Living

Fitness gifts can send the wrong message if you're not careful -- who really wants to unwrap a new scale? But if your loved ones are particularly heal...

Alice Hines

How Stores Dazzle Shoppers Into Spending More

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 12.14.2011 | Business

Going head-to-head with online retailers in a squeezed economy, stores like Walmart and Best Buy have focused on low prices and minimal frills. But th...

WATCH: Santa FAILS

Posted 12.14.2011 | Comedy

Being Santa isn't easy. You've got billions of gifts to deliver in a single night, you have to spend all day stuck in a mall surrounded by stinky kids...

WATCH: Kids React To Terrible Presents

Posted 12.15.2011 | Comedy

Just like he did for Halloween this year, Jimmy Kimmel gave parents a funny prank to play on their kids for the holidays and asked them to upload the ...

10 Festive Foods For A Hanukkah Celebration

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Every year Hanukkah brings together family and friends to commemorate a miraculous event in ancient times, when after the Maccabean revolt, there was ...

Gift Guide 2011: Ideas For Gifting Teachers This Holiday Season

Posted 12.22.2011 | Education

Gifting for teachers is always a challenge, particularly as families are increasingly strapped for cash and as states -- like Alabama -- have enacted ...

Laura Schocker

12 Health Lessons Santa Should Learn

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Schocker | Posted 12.15.2011 | Healthy Living

After 30 days of the harried holiday shopping season, for many of us, even those who don't celebrate Christmas, December 25 is a welcome reprieve from...

11 Gifts For Your New Boyfriend From Etsy

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 12.22.2011 | Women

First holiday as a couple and nervous about what to get your new boyfriend? Before you buy a gift card or -- God forbid -- a tie, think about what dre...

Worst Christmas Gifts For Kids EVER

Posted 12.13.2011 | Comedy

From action figures tainted by lead-based paint to construction sets with trachea-sized parts, the number and variety of children's toys pulled from s...

Forget Bows! Dress Up Gifts With These Easy DIY Flowers

The Huffington Post | Kaitlyn Davis | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

This homemade gift idea is an easy way to get your gift noticed. Flickr Photo by PermaCultured We've all been there: you walk into a party, greet t...

Green Gifts For The Kids

Posted 12.12.2011 | Green

With all the latest video games and toy trends, choosing gifts for your kids or other children in your life can be difficult. But with some of these g...

Mayor Of San Juan Baffles Public With Astoundingly Strange Christmas Photo

The Huffington Post | Cristina Costantini | Posted 02.11.2012 | Latino Voices

Nothing says Christmas quite like a stuffed leopard murdering a fear-stricken antelope. Err... wait, how did we miss that part of the Bible? Mayor...

PICTURE: Absurd Christmas Card

Posted 02.11.2012 | Comedy

Someone call Chuck Testa, because San Juan, Puerto Rico mayor Jorge Santini's family Christmas card is a little furry this year. At first glance, ...

PHOTOS: SantaCon!!

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

Nothing says Christmas like thousands of drunk Santas roaming New York streets. This, friends, is Santacon. This annual pub crawl is, according to ...

What's YOUR Favorite Holiday Food Vice?

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | Healthy Living

At HuffPost Healthy Living, we've been talking a lot about how to stay healthy and fit during this season of overindulgence. The average person gai...

10 Ways To Eat Mindfully During The Holidays

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 02.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Do you get overwhelmed and irritated by all the dieting articles during the holidays? Most people do. This year try a different approach.