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13 Hilarious Photos That Prove Parenting Is Harder During The Holidays
"Kids don't become perfect angels just because it's Christmas."
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3 Exhausting Minutes That Sum Up Christmas With A Baby
So much potential for disaster.
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What Happens When Parents Try To One-Up Each Other At Christmas
"Best Christmas EVER!!!"
14 Hilarious Cartoons That Sum Up Parenting During The Holidays
Funny Yuletide observations from creative parents.
Hurrah For Gin/Fowl Language Comics
This Hilarious Mom Is Every Parent Trying To Prepare The House For Holiday Visitors
"There cannot be any sign of LIVING in this house!"
How New Year's Eve With Kids Is Kind Of The Same As It Always Was
Writer and actor
Sure I won't be out dancing to live music or toasting in 2014 under a tent in Germany or Bosnia. But I will be hanging out with a group of funny, loud people who are going to get more and more out of control as the evening goes on.
5 Cute Ideas To Make New Year's Eve With Little Kids Actually Fun
Blogger, RandomHandprints.com; Partner, SandlerWald.com
I'm hoping to celebrate with my kids in a way that works out better than last year's epic fail. Spoiler alert: if you give sugary mocktails and noisemakers to eight toddlers, no amount of champagne will make your night turn out alright.
Dadmissions: The Persecution of the Working Parent
Emmy winning journalist, blogger, & author
Imagine what it's like for a kid on stage looking out into the audience of their holiday show, scanning the crowd for their parent. That's what I'm told my 5-year-old did the other day. Even though we told her I couldn't make it, she was still looking. I disappointed her.
The Gift Of Slowing Down
Deborah Carlisle Solomon
Executive Director, RIE
It's not always easy to be fully present and attuned to a baby or young child who can't keep up physically or verbally to let you know, "Hey wait a minute! Slow down!" So, what can we do?
What My Daughter Learned from
mother, blogger, comedy club owner
Last week, my daughter and I were in a production of
at The Joffrey Ballet School. Before the show she cried because she wanted to be onstage NOW. After her part was done she cried because she wanted to go back on stage NOW.
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Wanted: Personal Assistant
Sharon Kay Edwards
Performer, hoarder of books, coffee addict and librarian in tr...
Finish my Christmas shopping -- with your own money. Wrap said Christmas presents beautifully. Find my sunglasses. Make a kick-ass gingerbread house that looks like the Witch's cottage from Hansel and Gretel so that I can look like all the other awesome moms on Pinterest.
Where The Best Holiday Traditions Really Come From
Writer, editor, mom of three. Podcast cohost at themomhour.com
I sort of doubt that these mothers who came before us set out to "be intentional" about their holiday traditions. My guess is that they did the best they knew with what they had and began it all over again the next year.
I Am The World's Okayest Mom
Author, People I Want to Punch in the Throat: Competitive Craf...
That's right. I don't aspire to be the World's Greatest Mom. I don't even try. I am perfectly happy being the World's Okayest Mom and no one's childhood will be ruined by that.
The Custom That Stole Thanksgiving
That lady with the screaming kids is me. Nice to meet you.
Everything is broken. My favorite plate, my favorite pair of heels, my favorite suede boots, my favorite holiday.
How Many Holiday Gifts Should I Buy For My Child?
Author, '10 Ways to Get the Most From Your Child's Teacher'
A child that is happy with himself or herself will be happy to be remembered. You don't need to stress about numbers or prices. You simply need to let your child know that he or she has the greatest gift of all... your love!
7 Ways to Keep Your Family Fit Through the Holiday Season
Author of Maks & Mila children's books and Mindfulness Expert
There always seems to be some tension between "spending good times" and staying healthy and happy. This is ever so visible during those first weeks of the new year when many people feel rather depressed, while we actually have all the ingredients there to kick-start into the new year.
New Year's Resolutions Your Kids Wish You'd Make (and Keep)
Family Law Attorney (Coldwell Bowes, L.L.P.); Author (Break Fr...
It's that time of year again; time to take stock and make changes. Instead of pledging yet again to take off extra pounds or cut back on spending, your kids have something else in mind for you. The following are the New Year's resolutions that they'd like you to make -- and keep.
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