A post on Jennifer Lawson's "The Bloggess" blog started a Christmas gift-giving chain. Credit: Jenny Lawson Imagine having to tell your kids Santa won't be stopping at your house this Christmas. Or worrying you won't have enough...One woman's blog entry spurred hundreds to donate more than $20,000 to those in need.
When my son was about 8 years old, one of his relatives gave him an Eminem CD. Having seen how intrigued my boy had been by the rapper's music when he had heard it at his house, Uncle X thought he'd found the perfect gift for his nephew. It was a...If you're confident that your relatives have given your child something entirely inappropriate, you have to take a stand.
Mother and daughter battle it out. Is their presence present enough? Illustration by Dori Hartley Unwrapping Never Gets Old ... Even As I Do by Amanda Feinberg I love receiving gifts. Who doesn't? But when it comes to...It's the thought that counts. Maybe.
Who cares if you have student loans? Start donating! Credit: Getty ImagesThe typical "Walk of Shame" on college campuses involves coeds decked out in last night's clothes, reeking of alcohol and strutting home across campus after a one night...Two Ivy League institutions have created a twist on the Walk of Shame, posting the names of students who haven't given their money away to their senior class fund. The goal: Embarrassing peers into philanthropy.
Everyone loves getting birthday presents. But the generally-accepted etiquette is that, if you and your child can't make it to a birthday party, you have no obligation to get a present. Right? Evidently, wrong. When a friend's son turned three, she...