'Tis the season! From demanding travel schedules, balancing time with family, over-served uncles and fighting the urge to spend it all—literally and metaphorically speaking—columnist Lauren Smith Brody answers your most pressing questions about surviving the most wonderful time of the year.Read Now
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Cozy staycations with the family. Making snow angels before bedtime. Stringing lights on a cactus in the desert. There are so many ways to holiday, and no matter where the season takes you, we're here to help you celebrate. But for all those less than picture-perfect holiday moments–from shopping to schlepping to planning meals–we've gathered our best Christmas parenting tips to keep you sane until January.
This year, while we're all for making holiday magic, let's let go of making holidays perfect. To help, columnist Lauren Smith Brody makes the case for a reset–lowering expectations and focusing on simpler joys. Then, author Eve Rodsky shares her holiday tips for parents to delineate (and delegate) all the little tasks that add up over the season. To keep things merry and bright, we've rounded up the best holiday movies, podcasts for long drives, and fun holiday traditions from the Maisonette team–reindeer food, anyone?
Stave off the sibling fights and “Are we there yet??” refrains by entertaining everyone with a podcast. From individual stories to serialized fiction and science to debate, these shows will help the time pass more quickly, and maybe even teach your kids (and you!) something along the way.Read Now