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Why I want to have Christmas. But can’t. But might.

The snow, the lights, the presents, the music! What’s a Jewish mom to do when she longs to celebrate Christmas?

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Ask The Experts: Is it OK to Lie About Santa?

The Great Santa Charade: healthy fodder for budding imaginations or the widespread promotion of untruth? A Universalist Unitarian Minister, a Rabbi and a Presbyterian Pastor pipe in on this cultural parenting dilemma. Join us in this thought-provoking conversation about what we hold dear for the Holidays.

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Halloween — Ban the Booty?

Robin Miller, best-selling cookbook author, nutritionist, and star of The Food Network television show “Quick Fix Meals with Robin Miller”, shares her advice on how to deal with all the tootsie rolls, milky ways, and smarties coming our way.

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Happy Mother’s Day! Four Experts Give Tips to Get Well-Behaved Kids!

The top gift mothers want for mother’s day this year? “Well-behaved children,” according to a recent TMC poll. So as our gift to you, we offer a bunch of parenting tips from top child development experts – with no tax and free shipping! Happy Mother’s Day to you all – we love being a part of this community.

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Confessions of a Store-Bought Christmas

Do all your “Everything Recycled, Educational & Handmade” Holiday gift plans ultimately end in a last-minute dash to the mall? Funnymom Maryellen Hooper cracks us up with tales of her all-natural Norman Rockwell Christmas gone awry.

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What We’re Hearing

What parents can learn from the legacy of Nelson Mandela, 15 holiday children’s book recommendations, and 50 meaningful holiday traditions — these posts and more, all gathered from the web to support and inspire our parenting.

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Traveling with Kids During the Holidays

Whatever feelings you might have about the holiday weeks ahead, Kyran Pittman, blogger of “Planting Dandelions,” gives us some straight talk about how to travel right with the kids.

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What We’re Hearing

A teacher in Mexico bucks conventional teaching methods and his students thrive, why love is action, and are we guiding our kids to be too careful? These topics are addressed in the posts we’ve gathered from around the web to support and inspire our parenting.

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The Art of Manliness

Brett McKay, founder and editor of the popular blog The Art of Manliness, turns to the ancients for his definition of what it is to be a man and father in the modern world.

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Share our Mother’s Day eCards and Win!

Happy Mother’s Day! Celebrate and share the joys of motherhood with our beautiful (and not to mention hilarious) new eCards. Share with your friends and enter for your chance to win prizes!