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February Children's Books: A Tale for Every Holiday

For such a short month, February is certainly packed with holidays. And we've got great new picture books to commemorate each of them.
Amazon Groundhog Day "Brownie Groundhog and the February Fox" by Susan Blackaby, illustrated...
For such a short month, February is certainly packed with holidays. And we've got great new picture books to commemorate each of them.

Baby Gets Snippy Over Chinese New Year's Haircut

The first cut is the deepest. Credit: WENN.com
Things got hairy (pun intended) when this 4-month-old boy got buzzed on the second day of the second month of the Chinese Lunar calendar. A haircut on this day in the Chinese New Year is believed ...

Chinese New Year - Activities for You and Your Child

Chinese New Year, otherwise known as Spring Festival or Lunar New Year kicks off tonight, a New Year's Eve of sorts that the Chinese call Chuxi, or "Year-Pass Eve." This important traditional Chinese holiday, which officially starts tomorrow, will la...

Chinese New Year, Alyson Hannigan, and a Smoking Toddler - Links we Love

Monday is the first day of the Chinese New Year (this year is the Year of the Ox). Get your kids in the spirit with these cute DIY lanterns. -- AlphaMom How is Alyson Hannigan staying fit during her first pregnancy? By doing Pilates, of course. --...

Crafts for the Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year has always intrigued me- the traditional food, the superstitions, and of course, the beautiful decorations. As we approach the Chinese New Year (2008 is the Year of the Rat), why not delve into some lovely homemade projects to ce...

Are parades an outdated relic?

I spent as much time growing up on the corner of Third and Market in downtown San Francisco as I did anywhere else; my parents' office was our second home. My siblings and I worked hard (after all, the only reason to have kids is for the free labor, ...

Gift for Chinese Lunar New Year: Good Wishes Baby Quilt by RedEnvelope

Apparently, the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year is January 29th -- it's the Year of the Dog, or bingxu, and year 4703 by the Chinese calendar. Ever on the ball, RedEnvelope is featuring a wonderful gift to give to a special baby to commemorat...

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