I Taught My Kids To Be More Polite—Then Had to Learn My Own Lesson
One simple phrase changed my entire perspective on the world.
7 Stressful Family Holiday Situations, Solved
With the hassle of traveling, gift buying, and navigating in-laws (not to mention the tyranny of that dang Elf on the Shelf), the Polar Express of family harmony is heading off the rails. Want more peace on earth—or in your mom's living room? Take this advice on navigating seven sticky situations.
How I Found True Christmas Spirit In the Aisles of Trader Joe’s (Seriously)
It was unexpected and miraculous.
Why My Kid Won’t Accept Birthday Gifts From Friends
In our house, birthdays are a time to give, not receive.
5 Types of Neighbors Who Drive You Absolutely Bonkers
You can choose your friends, but you can’t always choose your neighbors—here’s how to live on the same block in peace
The Heartwarming Way This Mom “Retired” Her Family’s Elf on a Shelf
With a little help from Santa
7 Things You Should Mention to Your Partner Before Your Office Holiday Party
When your personal life and professional life collide, you have to be careful—especially when there’s eggnog involved!