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Was It Thanksgiving Dinner... Or Thursday Night Live?

N. E. Marsden | Posted 01.26.2013 | Comedy
N. E. Marsden

When the family arrived at 4:00 p.m., everyone noticed our calm demeanor. "No stress this year, Dad!" our 20-something daughters remarked. Which was true... until we entered the final stretch.

Eight Things to Hate About Football During Thanksgiving Week

Rob Asghar | Posted 01.21.2013 | Sports
Rob Asghar

While you watch America's favorite sport, you will have plenty of time to ponder a few of the more puzzling aspects of America's favorite sport.

Healthy Thanksgiving Family Traditions

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Don't panic: You can have your turkey and eat it too. Turkey Day is filled with family traditions, so start a healthy one with these tips.

Why My Mother Won't Be At Our Table This Year

Caren Osten Gerszberg | Posted 01.21.2013 | Women
Caren Osten Gerszberg

While we talked Thanksgiving trivia and my son told some turkey jokes, friends began passing the bottles of wine to the other end of the table, trying to make the temptation a little less for my mom.

Thanksgiving Travel Advisory: Conservative Parents Likely to be Insufferable After Election

Tyler Mahoney | Posted 01.21.2013 | Comedy
Tyler Mahoney

Thanksgiving became an official holiday under Abraham Lincoln, to bring unity and hope during the Civil War -- a time when families fought each other on the open battlefield.

You're Bringing Who Home for the Holidays?!?!

Sierra Black | Posted 01.20.2013 | Women
Sierra Black

One year, several years ago, I asked my mom if I could bring my then-boyfriend home for Thanksgiving. "I think that would make me and your stepfather very uncomfortable," she said. It's not that she didn't like my boyfriend. It's just that I'm happily married to someone else.

Thanksgiving "Comedy" With My Uncle Barry

Blake Henderson | Posted 01.20.2013 | Comedy
Blake Henderson

"So my kids -- aka the pumpKINs -- know that I normally go get my annual physical the day after Thanksgiving. I know it's weird, but I just love seeing the look on my doctor's face when he asks for my blood type and I say 'gravy.'"

My House, My Rules?

Grown And Flown | Posted 01.15.2013 | Fifty
Grown And Flown

My family has rules, your family has rules, and the one thing I think we can be fairly certain of, no matter what those rules are, is that our kids are not obeying them while they are away at college.

Most Outrageous Families

Posted 11.23.2011 | Celebrity

If you thought your relatives were a handful, think again. From living la vida Lohan to more Baldwins than you can count, these celebrities have the s...

My Wife and I Now Spend the Holidays Together... And We Like It That Way, Too

Patrick Sauer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patrick Sauer

My last post on the holidays made me feel guilty for a bit of writerly withholding to the readers. I apologize. I wasn't entirely forthcoming.

My Wife And I Spend The Holidays Apart... And We Like It That Way

Patrick Sauer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patrick Sauer

For ten years running, we've spent the holidays apart. And it's not just Christmas. We usually go our separate ways for Thanksgiving, too.