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Holidays

Sure, they roll around at the same time every year, but somehow it’s still easy to be caught off-guard. Never again! Whether you’re planning ahead or at the very last minute, these handy holiday guides will help you make the most of your celebrations all year long.

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30 Christmas Eve Traditions That Create Merry Memories

Liven up this merry holiday with new customs and fun twists on old favorites.

29 of the Best Kids’ Christmas Movies on Netflix

The holiday season is the perfect time for a family movie night with these kids' Christmas movies on Netflix!


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50 of the Best Christmas Movies for Kids

Here comes Santa Claus (and friends) with these awesome kids' Christmas movies that are just right for all different ages.


28 Christmas Movies on Disney+ the Whole Family Will Enjoy

Hot cocoa, cookies, and holiday movies? Sign us up!


13 Sweet Vintage Letters to Santa—from Almost 100 Years Ago

Sweet, vintage letters to Santa from Texas farm kids recall a simpler, more generous time.

40 Fun Family Christmas Games Everyone Will Enjoy

These Christmas games will create the most precious holiday memories.


25 Gifts for Tween Boys That Are Cool and Unusual

Having a hard time finding the perfect present for the tween boy in your life? We’re about to make your...

My Dad Sent Me a Fruitcake Every Year for Christmas. The Last One Didn’t Arrive Until a Year A...

My father resembled a fruitcake. One year, he even sent one. It never arrived.


24 Stories About Meeting Santa That Will Fill You with the Christmas Spirit

Santa Claus has a lot of kids to visit each year, but he never fails to get his job done....


17 Letters to Santa That Will Warm Your Heart This Holiday Season

"I am not eating my boogers anymore. So now you can bring me some toys please."


10 Christmas Stories That Will Melt Your Heart

Delightful tales to help you embrace the spirit of the season.

How to Make a Snowman: 6 Tips for the Perfect Mr. Frosty

Do you wanna build a snowman? Here's your guide to creating one that even Frosty himself would be proud of.


Is Santa Real? 11 Gentle Ways to Break the News About Santa to Your Kids

For many households in America, the Christmas season invokes feelings of joy, family, love, presents, and, of course, Santa. So...


We Were a Poor Family—but My Parents Still Managed to Give Me the Greatest Gift of All

Love, joy, and the warm feeling of pulling together to rally through tough times don't cost a thing. But gifts...


This Soldier’s Long Walk Home Was the Best Christmas Present for His Little Girl

Surprise reunions are extra special during the holiday season.


4 Heartwarming True Tales of Vintage Christmas Kindness

These true stories from readers like you prove that, deep down, Christmas has always been about the joy of giving.

6 Christmas Stories of Wonder and Love

It's a perfect time to read about how other families experience the joy of the season.