Holiday

Make the most of the holidays ahead with our great ideas for crafts to make with your kids, recipes for entertaining, fun ways to decorate, and much, much more. Use our toy guides to find the best gifts for every kid on your list. Learn creative new ways to make Valentine's Day crafts or decorate eggs for Easter. Browse our collection of homemade Halloween costumes. Get mom-tested and kid-approved recipes for Thanksgiving. You can also learn the history and traditions of the holidays you celebrate, including rituals from all around the world. So save your sanity and read our suggestions for avoiding holiday chaos, (Yes, it can be done!) and don't forget to check out our community posts for friendly advice from fellow moms.

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Sometimes Mother's Day Doesn't Feel Like It's Actually for Moms—So Let's Make Mother's Day Eve Our Own

If you have to pack up the diaper bag and head to brunch with a gift for your mom, your mom's mom, and your partner's mom in hand, then the holiday isn't really about you. The hosts of Band of Mothers podcast have a better idea: celebrate yourself the night before.

17 Fun 4th of July Facts for Kids to Explain the History of the Holiday

On July 4, families all over the U.S. celebrate our country's independence. Get kids in the patriotic spirit with these fun 4th of July facts that offer up entertaining tidbits as well as a dose of history.

What Is Orthodox Easter? How to Explain the Religious Holiday to Kids

Experts explain why it's usually on a different day every year and offer fun and simple ways parents can involve their kids in celebrating Orthodox Easter 2021 which is on May 2.

10 Free 4th of July Coloring Pages for Kids

Celebrate Independence Day at home—and share some fun facts about America's birthday—with these free 4th of July coloring pages featuring fireworks, flags, the Statue of Liberty, and more.

How to Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Kids

May 1 is the the first day of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. Here's why it's more important than ever to teach kids about AAPI culture and history, plus fun activities for celebrating together.
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12 Wholesome April Fool's Day Pranks for Kids—and Parents, Too

On April 1—or any day your crew needs a laugh—check out this collection of pranks, props, treats, and tricks. They're wacky enough to tickle an entire family of fools. We mean that in the nicest possible way, of course.

27 Father's Day Quotes for Kids to Share with Dad

Whether you want a sentimental saying or a funny message, these quotes will make Dad feel extra special on Father's Day.

What Is Holi? How to Celebrate the Indian Holiday with Kids

Welcome spring and all its colors this year with the festival of Holi, one of the most important holidays in India which takes place on March 29, 2021.