How to survive a screen-free holiday family visit

The holidays all about spending time with family. But with the proliferation of electronic devices in our lives, family time can be less meaningful. All of this distraction really only serves to lower the quality of the “quality time” we are supposed to be spending with the ones we love…. Read more

Prep your pets for unfamiliar locations and people

Your pets are important members of your family, so it only makes sense that you want to spend the holidays with them. However, the holidays do bring about unfamiliar places and people, and pets aren’t always the best at dealing with change. Fortunately, if you follow the tips below, you… Read more

How to keep stress from replacing joy during the holidays

There’s no doubt that the holidays are a busy time. With so many tasks to accomplish during the season, life can get hectic. That can bring pressure to both you and your family, which can put a damper on the fun and happiness you’re supposed to enjoy this time of… Read more

How to keep kids entertained on a plane

If you’ve traveled with kids before, you know how crucial it is to keep them entertained during a flight. Being occupied helps to break the monotony of being in the air, and helps the time to pass faster. It therefore makes sense then for parents to do everything in their… Read more

How to control your holiday snacking

One of the things that most of us look forward to during the holidays is the plethora of treats that surround us. Delicious cookies, drinks, appetizers, dinners and desserts abound, giving us every chance to indulge in our favorite things. But all this food– and the desire to take advantage… Read more