Christmas

I think about the unseen Christmas treasures hidden in my holiday to-do list, in the boxes of ornaments and in the cupboard filled with décor.

Out Of The Ordinary: Christmas Treasures

I think about the unseen Christmas treasures hidden in my holiday to-do list, in the boxes of ornaments and in the cupboard filled with décor. Read...
Trish Cantillon of The Refresh    |   12.21.18   |   SHARE
Families
I didn’t think a lot about gratitude growing up. That is, until the desire to maintain an old tradition motivated me to ask a new question.

Gratitude: A New Holiday From An Old Tradition

I didn’t think a lot about gratitude growing up. That is, until the desire to maintain an old tradition motivated me to ask a new question. Read...
Fahrin Kermally of The Refresh    |   12.19.18   |   SHARE
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Soon I’ll take the crèche out of the back of my closet and arrange it on my bookcase.

Inheriting My Grandma's Crèche Keeps Us Connected

Soon I’ll take the crèche out of the back of my closet and arrange it on my bookcase. Someday I hope to pass down the responsibility to my niece. Read...
Shannon Luders-Manuel    |   12.18.18   |   SHARE
Families
'Tis last minute gift season.

Need A Last Minute Gift? A Book For Everyone On Your List

'Tis last minute gift season. With Christmas fast approaching, we are entering the oh-no-I-haven't-bought-a-thing-please-help era. Read...
Erin Khar   |   12.18.18   |   SHARE
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The Christmas travel was taking more and more tolls on our bodies, and we were getting grumpier every year. (Photo courtesy of the author.)

I Refuse To Spend Christmas With My Family & I'm Happier For It

The Christmas travel was taking more and more tolls on our bodies, and we were getting grumpier every year. Read...
Lira Kellerman    |   12.11.18   |   SHARE
Families
Few things are morally sacred in this world, but Santa Claus is one of them.

Christmas Is Sacred

Every holiday season, my younger brother Dusty tries to get the family to watch Christmas horror movies. Few things are morally sacred in this world Read...
Melanie LaForce    |   12.10.18   |   SHARE
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Photo by Kira auf der Heide on Unsplash

Surviving The Holidays As An Introvert

As an introvert, it can be hard to find a balance between appeasing your family’s needs while respecting your own during the holidays. Read...
Olivia Pennelle    |   11.15.18   |   SHARE
Minds
That Christmas Eve in Vegas changed me for life.

Christmas Eve Alone In Las Vegas       

That Christmas Eve in Vegas changed me for life. I’ve tried to remember not to deny myself the things I love about the holiday. Read...
Jess Lahitou    |   12.21.17   |   SHARE
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