How to Teach Your Kids Gift-Receiving Etiquette
Let’s be honest: Not every holiday present is going to elicit the reaction a Hatchimals might. Some will be downright disappointing. But you don’t have to end up in an embarrassing situation, where your little one stands there in stunned silence (or, worse, voices the disappointment out loud). Parent Hacks author Asha Dornfest shares three tips for teaching kids how to graciously receive any gift.
The Most Creative Witch Pumpkin Designs
It’s pumpkin season again, which means pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin candles, and, of course, some pumpkin carving. For an annual activity, it can sometimes be hard to come up with new ideas. You could always default to the classic scary face (it's a perennial hit), but something a little different, like a witch or even her magical cauldron, will ensure what's on your front porch is nothing like what's on your neighbor's.
Last-Minute Father’s Day Gifts He’ll Love
Following behind Mother’s Day, the start of summer, and countless graduation parties, it’s really no wonder Father’s Day has a tendency to creep up unexpectedly. In the scramble to secure a present in time, in can be difficult to find one that shows Dad how much you care. To help speed up your hunt (time’s ticking…) we’ve tracked down 17 great gifts there’s still time to order—and, don’t worry, they definitely won’t look like an afterthought. Foodie dads will appreciate the ultimate breakfast sandwich maker and will be delighted to learn they’re now proud members of the cheese-of-the-month club. Musical dads will love lip-syncing along to their new Bluetooth shower speakers and will be happy to receive a turntable that converts their favorite records into digital music files. Mixed within this list, you may even uncover a few gems you’ll need to order two of—one for you and one for dear dad (I’m looking at you, watermelon keg tapping kit).