Tag: family

When Your Kid Starts to Doubt the Magic of Santa

I knew this day would come — the day my son would start questioning Santa’s authenticity. He’s 7 years old and in second grade....

12 Thanksgiving Traditions Worth Trying This Holiday

When I was little, I had a favorite Thanksgiving Day tradition with my Pop Pop. He would carve the turkey and save the wishbone...

Scouting Together: A Beautiful Reality

It seems that many people have an opinion on Scouting these days and what it should and shouldn't look like. I remember counting down...

Joyfully Saying ‘No’ to Holiday Celebrations

Hi. I’m Candace, and my family doesn’t celebrate conventional holidays. That’s right. Our family doesn’t celebrate Halloween, Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, etc. Of course,...

The ULTIMATE Family Fall Bucket List

Happy Fall, y'all! It may not seem like it, but summer is over. While the temperature may not be cooperating, that doesn't mean you...

THE PLAYERS Tournament – Family Style

Thanks to THE PLAYERS Championship for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. I spent much of my childhood visiting the First Coast because...

When Friends Have To Be Family

Holidays in a military family can be something of a Choose Your Own Adventure. Far from family and the comfort of holidays at home, you're forced...

My Grandparents’ Greatest Gift

Until a few years ago, I still had a living grandparent. My grandparents were always a large part of my life– we even lived...

Giving Thanks for Peace at the Dinner Table!

Although the holidays offer a special time for families and loved ones to get together, they can also be stressful--partly because people often have...