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Showing Love

11 Holiday Traditions That Won't Be Happening At My House

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 02.16.2015 | Fifty
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

I am always amazed when I am invited for a party or homemade meal during the holidays. Out come beautiful Christmas plates. We have a set, inherited from my in-laws when they moved out of their New Jersey home 12 years ago. I either forget. Or convince myself I don't have room for them to be out. Or can't remember where they are. Or. Or. Or.

Thanksgiving Desserts: Showing Love With Food

Erin Janda Rawlings | Posted 01.17.2015 | Parents
Erin Janda Rawlings

Those childhood feelings of participating in mandatory traditions that did not feel right still sting during the holidays. I think that is why I am so passionate about making chocolate chip cookies for my kids at Thanksgiving. Baking those cookies is my way of saying, "I love you. I see you."

There Must be 50 Ways to Say I Love You

Devon Corneal | Posted 07.18.2012 | Parents
Devon Corneal

She said that peace isn't a noun, it's a verb. Meaning, peace isn't a state of being, it's an action -- a choice that requires constant tending. Seems to me, love is an action too.

The LOL Effect: Loving Out Loud

Melissa Dawn Johnson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Melissa Dawn Johnson

Why is it easier to love out loud for products, things and places than it is for genuine relationships with people we value? Is it because we assume they already know? Do we get too busy in our own life affairs to take the time to share?