popular topics in december holidays

  • santa claus sitting at couch
    Santa Claus
    Should I Tell My Child the Truth About Santa?
    Since becoming a mom, I’ve had a lot of feelings I didn’t expect to feel about holidays. I feel incredibly conflicted about Santa Claus. I never expected to put as much thought into something that seems so thoughtless. I mean, I believed in ...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • gift ideas for new moms
    Holiday Gift Guide: 15 Gift Ideas for New Moms or Moms-to-Be
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    HeHe Stewart
  • Technology and Learning
    Best Tablets for Kids
    Looking for the perfect tablet for your technology-loving child? These nifty devices have tons of educational activities, games, books, and more to keep your curious little one busy for hours. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • teaching kids about winter holidays
    December Holidays
    How to Teach Kids About ALL of the Winter Holidays
    No matter which winter holiday your family celebrates, this is a magical season of creating family memories and special activities. It’s easy to get so consumed by our own family’s holiday though that we forget about the opportunities to lea...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • mother and daughter baking christmas cookies
    December Holidays
    4 Tools Every Millennial Mom Needs In Her Arsenal This Holiday Season
    The holidays, as fun as they are, can be a struggle. Creating our idea of a perfect Christmas season usually takes a lot of work. And we don’t often talk about the amount of work that we put into creating these picture perfect moments. There a...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • mom and daughter watching santa in sky
    December Holidays
    How to Enjoy the Holidays Like a Kid Again
    Special childhood holiday memories have a way of staying with us like no other. Whether it’s presents under the tree, lighting a family menorah, delicious holiday treats, or special winter pajamas, those memories are still visceral for us - ev...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • Classic Toys That Still Rock
    Best Toys
    12 Classic Toys That Still Rock
    Stumped for gift ideas for your kids? Before you opt for the latest fad toy, consider one of these these 12 classic toys. Check your attic or grandma's basement before you buy these oldies but goodies! Mr. Potato Head When Mr. Potato Head debut...
  • mom checking out best cyber monday deals
    The Best Cyber Monday Deals for New Mamas
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • pregnant woman at christmas time
    8 Reasons Why Being Pregnant During The Holidays is Awesome
    The holidays can be a time of stress for so many of us. I wondered if pregnancy provided women with a sense of comfort or was an added factor to the holiday hustle and bustle. I reached out to moms in various stages of their pregnancy and parent...
    HeHe Stewart
  • The Best Christmas Books of All Time
    Christmas Activities and Traditions
    Top 10 Christmas Books for Kids
    These old and new tales will get everybody into the holiday spirit! There's a book on the list for children (and children-at-heart) of any age. How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss Ages: 4-8 The Grinch is probably the most popular of al...
  • tabletop game, nok hockey
    Tabletop Games
    Top 10 Classic Tabletop and Basement Games for Kids
    Ahh, remember the good old days of playing pool, foosball, and other awesome games in your childhood friend's basement? Visit memory lane and cure your child's cabin fever — and video game addiction — with these 10 classic tabletop and baseme...
    Erin Dower
  • Christmas Gifts for Girls
    This Year's Top Holiday Gifts for Kick-Ass Girls
    Wondering what might be at the top of your daughter's holiday wish list? Check out some of this year's award-winning and most-wanted toys and gifts for girls ages 6 and up. Choose from games, sports, hands-on kits, ride-on toys and more! Plus, do...
    Colleen Hughes
  • Teacher Christmas Gifts
    Top 10 Indulgent Holiday Gifts for Teachers
    Looking for the perfect last-minute gift for your kid's teacher? Forget the usual coffee mugs and Christmas ornaments! We've some great gift ideas to show that hard-working teacher you care. And don't forget a thank-you card for the teacher! The...
    Erin Dower
  • Best Christmas Presents for Boys
    Best Toys
    Best Holiday Gifts for Boys in 2017
      Fisher-Price Laugh and Learn First Words Smart Puppy   This puppy is not only adorable but he'll help kids learn. Babies and toddlers can take the puppy's blocks and place them on the toy to activate different learning activities including le...
    Corrie Kerr
  • Hanukkah Printables
    A Hanukkah Dreidel
    This printable will show children how to make a dreidel and play the game. ...
  • How to Make a Holiday Wreath Ornament
    December Holidays
    How to Make a Holiday Wreath Ornament
  • The 5 Worst Christmas Movies of All Time
    The 5 Worst Christmas Movies of All Time
    We can all rattle off the canon of classic Christmas movies, the ones you'll watch over and over. But what if you're in the mood for something absolutely awful, but wonderfully campy? We've come up with the five worst Christmas movies to enjoy wi...
    Amina Sharma
  • Christmas Albums
    Entertainment and Activities
    top 10 christmas music albums for families
    A Charlie Brown Christmas – The Vince Guaraldi Trio Visions of Peanuts characters will dance in your head as soon as you hear the first few jazzy notes of this must-have Christmas album. The album is a soundtrack to the 1965 Charlie Brown Chri...
    Erin Dower and FEN Staff