thanksgiving 

This Thanksgiving I'm Thankful for Bedtime

A friend called the other day. "It's disturbing to me," she said, "how much I look forward to bedtime." I concurred. There are definitely days when bedtime can't come soon enough. OK, who am I kidding? There are days when I start counting the hours...

Being Thankful for My Kids' Grandparents

The holidays aren't my favorite time of year. Four years ago, Thanksgiving was the very first holiday after my 54-year-old father passed away from colon cancer in August 2004. It was a difficult day to say the least -- I was eight months pregnant...

A Thankful Heart (and Clean Laundry!)

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday with only three requirements: a) eat a lot, b) be grateful for what's good in your life, and c) get to bed early so you have the strength to knock down the other shoppers at the butt-crack of dawn on Black...

DailyDish - Avoiding the Stigma of the Kids' Table

Nobody likes the idea of being a second class citizen -- so don't exile your kids on Thanksgiving....

Parents at Odds Over Thanksgiving Costumes

Kindergartners in Claremont, California have long had a tradition of dressing up in costumes and visiting kindergartners at another school for a Thanksgiving feast. This year, Condit Elementary students were to dress as Pilgrims to host Mountainview...

Teen Lives Four Months Without a Heart!

D'Zhana Simmons has a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. The South Carolina teen lived for four months without a heart. Yes, you read that right. Thanks to a life saving machine that pumped her blood, the fourteen-year-old is the first...

The Great Thanksgiving Staycation - Five Family Outings

Our Thanksgiving celebration this year involves just a short day trip, which leaves a nice, long, leisurely weekend to be enjoyed at home. Our lives are so busy during the week, I look forward to these bigger chunks of unscheduled time to decompress...

VEGETARIANS AT THE GATE

Welcome to Dishing it Out, ParentDish's weekly food column. Katie Workman lives in New York City with her husband and two boys, Jack and Charlie. By day she is the Editor-in Chief of the recipe website Cookstr.com. You can read all of the Dishing it...

DailyDish - Dress Up Without Dress Clothes

Sure, you want them to look their best on Thanksgiving. But is the battle really worth it?...

Turkey Still Frozen? Tips for Fast Thawing

Today is Monday, and Thanksgiving is Thursday -- and your turkey is still frozen. It's not the end of the world, but if you're planning to cook that bird, you need to get a move on and get it thawed. How NOT to thaw your turkey: leave it on the...

What to Wear to Thanksgiving Dinner (Don't Let the Turkey Upstage You)

Thanksgiving can be a tough day to dress for; if you're cooking, you want to be cool and comfortable (and honestly, machine washable). But if you and your family will be guests in someone else's home, you need to an outfit that allows you to...

DailyDish - Use Thanksgiving Variety to get Kids to Try New Foods

Use the wide variety of foods available at Thanksgiving--especially fruits and vegetables--to get kids to try something new....

Reese Witherspoon, DIY Castles, and Packing Lists - Links We Love

Got a little princess and a free weekend ahead? Try your hand at making her a castle. -- Alphamom Ready or not, here it (Christmas shopping, that is) comes! Get some hints with Babble's holiday gift guide. -- Babble Traveling with baby over...

DailyDish - Order Your Thanksgiving Online

Want to enjoy a turkey dinner without slaving away all day in the kitchen?...

Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner? Start Thawing Your Turkey TODAY

Thanksgiving is one week from today, and while many of us will be hitting the road to mooch dinner at someone else's house, at least a few of you are probably planning to stay home. And possibly cook. Maybe even a turkey. Scary! If roasting a...

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