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.

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4 Holiday Money Tips That Will Help You Stick to Your Budget
Making a holiday budget (and sticking to it) can help you and your family have a happy holiday—without spending money you might regret later.
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.
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.
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.

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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.
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!

Plan a Stress-Free Holiday: Fun Organizing Tips

We know you're making your list and checking it a bazillion times, so be sure to consult our cheat sheet of 36 creative ways to make your holidays more organized -- and more fun.