Stress Free Holiday Family Traditions: How to Celebrate without Breaking Your Family Budget

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Yule, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or another holiday during the winter months, there is no time like the present to change so that your celebration enriches your family life without impoverishing you. Consider the following ideas, many developed by the Parenting for Peace and Justice Network, as you ...

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St. Patrick’s Day Party Invitation for Kids: Shamrock Themed Craft Activity

St. Patrick’s Day parties are not just for adults. Kids can join in the fun too. Start the party planning by creating this easy to make invitation for family and special friends. Materials Needed for St. Patrick’s Day Party Invitations Kids can create colorful invitations for this special event using ...

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St. Patrick’s Day Party for Families: Kids Holiday Activities

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated across the world annually on March 17. This year, plan a party that the whole family can enjoy. Design invitations, choose kid friendly games and activities, and create a menu that please guests of all ages. St. Patrick’s Day Party Invitations The first step to ...

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Smart & Eco-Friendly Gift Exchanges: Finding the Perfect Meaningful Holiday Gifs for the Family

It is a common sight for big families with young children around Christmas time. Many families exchange holiday gifts where everyone gives everyone something. The majority of the gift exchanges among members who are not as close become obligatory with frivolous items such as chocolates, coffee mugs, picture frames, or ...

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Give the Best Holiday Gift Cards & Certificates: Cool Wrapping & Presentation Ideas for Last Minute Card Gifts

Gift Cards are great for many occasions, however handing an envelope over as your Christmas present can seem a little bit like a cop-out. Rather than tucking a gift card in an envelope, or even worse, inserting it into the sleeve the card was purchased in, use some creativity in ...

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Gift Giving Alternatives: Holiday Giving Goes Global

Finding alternatives to traditional gift giving with a focus on helping others is easier now than ever. To research how specific agencies use donations, check out Charity Navigator.org or Give.org. From Heifer International, the cost of a DVD will purchase a flock of ducks for a needy family, providing protein ...

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Fun Family Valentine’s Day Games and Activities: Ways for Parents and Children to Celebrate February 14th Together

Valentine’s Day is about showing love to the people you care about, so make it a fun-filled day with your entire family. No matter how old they are, kids need to hear that they are loved and appreciated. Here’s a list of some family Valentine’s Day activities and games to ...

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Review: Nothing Like the Holidays: Ensemble Cast Gives Standout Performances

While the story of a family coming together for Christmas isn’t extraordinary, everyone in the cast of Nothing Like the Holidays gives memorable performances that make this film stand out above other holiday films. One aspect of the film worth noting is that, while it’s supposed to be based on ...

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