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Holidays

Holidays are occasions to cherish with your family. We can help make these times less stressful and more magical with fun tips for making the most out of celebratory events.

Fourth of July Fun

Fourth of July fireworks are beautiful to look at, but the hearing loss they can cause isn't so pretty ... more
Do you feel like sparklers and firecrackers are holiday hazards with little ones around? Keep your kids entertained and safe this Fourth of July by celebrating with these fun alternatives to fireworks. ... more
Among Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day, there are plenty of opportunities to go all out with red, white and blue foods. Show your patriotic spirit at your next family feast with these festive—and tasty!—USA-inspired... more
Children suffer an estimated 30 percent of fireworks-related burns and other injuries. One of the biggest culprits? Backyard sparklers during the Fourth of July. Here are some safety tips you need to keep in mind and teach your... more
How to make an American Flag birthday or 4th of July cake with Fruit by the Foot and white star candies ... more

Celebration Ideas

Some dads want a new tool for Father's Day, and others want an afternoon to play golf with their buddies. But the one thing every dad loves is a homemade gift from his kids to show him how appreciated he really is, and these 10 awesome... more
18-year-old survivor is marking this Mother's Day with a thank you letter to her mom for all she's done to help her battle childhood cancer. ... more
They're not just for casual noshing anymore: Paper plates form the basis of tons of great Easter crafts. Plus, they're budget friendly—and you likely already have a stack at home! ... more
Despite his fluffy little cotton tail and cute whiskers, so many kids just flat-out don't like the Easter Bunny. Hop into the upcoming holiday with these 15 kinda funny—and seriously adorable—photos of kids who wanted... more
If decorating Easter eggs conjures images of big kitchen messes and disappointing results—this one's for you. It turns out, it's simple as pie to decorate eggs with Sharpie pens—and the result is Pinterest-worthy pretty... more
Covering the kitchen counters with sprinkles and sugar while preparing Valentine's Day goodies is a sweet way to make lasting memories with your children. ... more
These creative homemade valentines are sure to make your heart skip a beat! ... more
I've decided to put an end to the cycle of broken promises and excuses by simply not making these New Year's resolutions. ... more
I haven't been taking enough time to focus on the joys of parenting, and I plan to fix that in the new year. ... more
Even though I complain about the Elf on the Shelf, he has saved me from refereeing candy cane-fueled squabbles a time or two. ... more