During the holidays, many families choose not just to give to each other but also to give back to their community. There are hundreds of ways to make a difference. Contact the Salvation Army or other social service groups in your community, or consider these family-friendly suggestions for volunteering:
Thanksgiving rituals can make their way into a few meals besides the turkey feast. Here are a few ideas to try with your family...
Thanksgiving’s more fun when the kids get involved. Here is a fun-filled craft for that all-important table centerpiece.
Families have the opportunity to come face to face with Dora the Explorer, Snoopy, and, of course, Santa Claus himself at the 82nd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Of course, there's the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for family fun....but don't forget there's so much more to do to enjoy the holiday with your children!
Kugel (Yiddish: n. kugl or koogel, or kigel, in Galicia/Central Europe) is any one of a wide variety of traditional baked Jewish side dishes or desserts, and can be sweet or savory. It is sometimes translated as "pudding" or "casserole." This Thanksgiving Kugel took home the best non-savory title at my Third Annual Casserole Party, and was a Jewish (Brian Tooze)/gentile (Lacey Tauber) collaboration.
Parents, enjoy the holiday dinner with your family and get the kids involved in the festivities. We've compiled Thanksgiving events, recipes, crafts, helpful articles, and more!
The Conservative Synagogue of Westport, Weston and Wilton, in cooperation with the Interfaith Housing Association (IHA), continues its annual Thanksgiving tradition of Share the Pie.
There are all kinds of fun activities for families in Manhattan this fall!
A roundup of Halloween 2015 activities for kids and families in Rockland County, NY, and Bergen County, NJ.
Our picks for the best Halloween 2015 activities for kids in Fairfield County, CT.
A roundup of Halloween 2015 activities for kids and families in Brooklyn.
A roundup of Halloween 2015 activities and events for kids and families in Manhattan.
Simple and fun ways for you to feel all the love Valentine’s Day has to offer!
These jazzed up potatoes are sure to add flavor to any meal.
While the holidays are a time for feasting and celebrating, it’s still important to eat healthy.
See what's fun for the whole family in Queens this hoilday season!
Celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and New Year's with our festive family events in Queens!!
This is the time when most adults are thinking about the upcoming holidays, and I, for one, start brooding over all the things I have to do in preparation. How often do you feel, no matter how much you accomplish, that you wish you had time to do more?
See what children's toys made the Top 10 for this holiday season!
To describe the confluence between Hanukkah and Christmas in interfaith families as a “December dilemma” has become a cliché. Indeed, for many families, celebrating two holidays produces fewer problems, not more.
Where Westchester families can go to celebrate the tree lighting festivities
Where families can catch the timeless tale this holiday season!
This year’s favorite places for families to give back.
Kids’ clothing manufacturers give us an update on holiday and winter kids’ collections.