Mom guilt would strike at the most random times, and I would wonder if I should force the issue of sibling scavenger hunts and heart-shaped food?
You can't assume anything is being taught. Find out what programming is taking place, and if nothing has been planned or you feel as if the programming is insufficient, ask the principal if you can create something for the students.
The list includes a variety of price points, but overall gives a nod to many local businesses as well as non-toxic items to add to your home — nary a chocolate box or rose in sight!
There will be disappointments and sadness and anger this holiday season. But there can, and will also, be love.
When I had my daughter, I was determined to teach her about her ancestral history and hopefully engrain a sense of pride in her African-American roots.
Luckily it gets dark so early in the winter it's no challenge to hop in our car after supper or after our Christmas Eve service and drive around looking at Christmas lights. We actually do this nearly every night in December before Christmas, but of course doing it on Christmas Eve makes the night so much more special.
I love online shopping. Amazon and I have a very close relationship. But a side effect of all that convenience is what feels like an endless pile of cardboard boxes. When everything from toilet paper to Christmas presents arrives on my...