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A Very Special Thanksgiving Round-Up: 10 Family-Filled TV Episodes

A Very Special Thanksgiving Round-Up: 10 Family-Filled TV Episodes

Emma Gray  11.21.2011
One of the definitions of Thanksgiving on Urban Dictionary is "A four day 'shock and awe' ritual ... designed to torture Americans into...
No Cooking, No Clean-up, No Stress From Relatives: The Thanksgiving Opt-Out

No Cooking, No Clean-up, No Stress From Relatives: The Thanksgiving Opt-Out

Lisa McElroy  11.20.2011
I made a unilateral decision. No home-cooked Thanksgiving this year. We were going to let someone else do the heavy lifting, and we were...
The Habit of Giving… Beyond Thanksgiving

The Habit of Giving… Beyond Thanksgiving

Betsy Brown Braun  11.18.2011
Yes, it's honorable to pass out turkey meals on Thanksgiving day. It's wonderful to pack baskets of food to distribute to hungry people....

Offbeat Holiday Books

Devon Corneal  11.16.2011
I always look forward to the holiday book reviews, because, although I buy my fair share of toys, I'm a book-lover at heart. Every year...
Holiday Gift Guide: Movies Your Kids Will Love

Holiday Gift Guide: Movies Your Kids Will Love

11.14.2011
Holidays are usually meant for two things: downtime and family time. With these movies as gifts for your kids, rest assured you'll get...
Holiday Gift Guide: TV Shows Your Kids Will Love

Holiday Gift Guide: TV Shows Your Kids Will Love

11.14.2011
Collections of great TV shows can be a wonderful gift for superfans who want to stock up on their favorites. It can also be a great way...
Explaining What 'Fortunate' Means

Explaining What 'Fortunate' Means

Amber Dusick  11. 9.2011
My four-year-old and I went to the post office and I gave my change to a homeless man who always sits outside with a sign. On this particular...
Holidays At The White House

Holidays At The White House

Jessica Samakow  11. 8.2011
What's it like to spend the holidays in the White House? Yahoo! Shine sat down with First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden to find...
Holiday Cards: The Good, The Bad And The Awkward

Holiday Cards: The Good, The Bad And The Awkward

11. 1.2011
Oh, the holidays. That, big chunk of time between November and January that seems to far too long, but sneaks up on us every single year....
5 Secret Holidays for Parents

5 Secret Holidays for Parents

Len Filppu  09.16.2011
Traditional holidays are great. But parenthood has also taught me that there are other special days to savor, mainly markers of milestones...