Planning & Safety

Christmas means road trips, package wraps and ribbons, a fully trimmed tree, and more challenges for parents. Here's what you need to know for planning and safety this Christmas season.

Most Recent

Gabrielle Union on Tackling Holiday Mayhem With Ease

The actress shares how to make the holidays special for a blended family, get through travel woes, and catch a break during the turn of the New Year.
Read More

Hack the Holidays: 7 Gift-Wrapping Strategies for Busy Parents

Cut (perfectly-creased) corners this holiday season with these clever gift-wrapping hacks from experts.
Read More

8 Shopping Games for Procrastinators

You know you're going to leave your holiday shopping for the last minute. May as well make it as low-stress as possible.
Read More

How to Tackle Holiday To-Dos as a Family

No need to take on all those holiday tasks solo! Here's how to get your crew involved for a smoother (and more fun!) holiday season.
Read More

More Planning & Safety

Mall Safety: 5 Strategies to Keep Kids Safe

Ready to brave the holiday crowds? First learn how to keep your kids safe when you go shopping.
Read More

Real Kid Photos: Scared of Santa

To some kids, that jolly guy with rosy cheeks and the long beard is well, freaky! Check out some of the funniest scared-by-Santa Claus photos, submitted by moms (trust us: you'll want to send this one to a friend).
Read More

5 Tips for Flying With Kids Over the Holidays

Heading to the airport with the kids this holiday? Avoid unnecessary turbulence with these smart strategies!