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Five Ways to Make This Christmas More Memorable

For those of you who celebrate Christmas, the holiday has officially begun. Whether you're working today, anticipating tomorrow's fun, or you already have a houseful of company, Christmas Eve is the kick-off for what is probably your kids' (and...

How to survive your family at the holidays (video)

While I'm sure all of you undoubtedly love your husbands, wives, partners, children and so on, the same doesn't necessarily hold true for the extended family. Aunt Jeannie can't seem keep control of that obnoxious, abusive, and downright...

Will your mother-in-law ruin Mother's Day?

So you get married, you have kids, and everything seems great -- except that your husband is more interested in spending Mother's Day with his mother instead of with you and the kids. Does this sound familiar? Personally, I think it sounds a little...

The relief of extended family

The moment I stepped off the plane, I felt a wave of relief wash over me. I knew my brother was waiting around the corner, I knew that there were three people and a benign brown dog just waiting to relieve me of my parenting duties. It always feels...

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