My son was just six months old for his first Christmas, so of course, he had no idea that anything special was happening. But that didn't stop me and my husband from making a huge deal out of it. Any parent knows that the holidays become infinitely more special when there's a child involved. Teaching them why we celebrate, introducing them to our favorite family traditions and in a way getting to experience the joy of the season through the eyes of a little one is all so much fun. And let's not forget, most of us count childhood holidays as some of our fondest memories.
As much as I love the holidays, there's no denying they can be a hazard to your health if you're not careful. Yes, it's true. Major holidays are some of the busiest days for emergency rooms across the country. Sure your celebrations may seem fairly benign, but there's actually tons of possibility for dangerous situations that most of us never even consider. Here you'll find a list of some of the most important dangers to avoid this Thanksgiving.
We often don't think of famous people as army brats, but they're out there! Growing up in military families has its pros and cons, but there is no lack of pride about it. Just like average folks, these celebs had to bounce around from state to state or live abroad due to their family members serving this country. In honor of Veterans Day, we are counting down eleven celeb army brats that are proud of their servicemen and women.
November and December are the hardest months for most people who want to lose weight. There are just so many temptations and opportunities in the form of parties and family get-togethers where you can easily slip and gulp down hundreds of calories. But, before the holiday season starts, I would like to give you 7 powerful tricks you can use to lower the chances of putting on that infamous holiday weight that everyone regrets around January.
DIY crafty gifts are a Mother's Day staple--preschoolers have been whipping up macaroni necklaces in honor of the holiday, probably since the noodle was first invented. But despite how precious your little baby looks when he presents it to you, that sweet token of his love and appreciation isn't likely to see the year out. I mean you can only hold onto so many never-to-be-worn-out-of-the-house necklaces and rings before it's time to purge your popsicle stick jewelry box. While obviously it's the sentiment that counts, this year, you can help your kids create some gorgeous and meaningful gifts for all of the moms in your life. Just be warned, you may have a hard time parting with some of these gems!Continue Reading >
It's Valentine's Day and love is in the air--time to grab your main squeeze or loved ones and celebrate! We're ringing in the holiday by honoring a few of our favorite Latino celebrity couples that make our hearts melt. These couples stand out not only in their professional careers, but also in their personal lives. In fact, their relationships are so sweet, we can't help but "Awww" every time we see them!Continue Reading >
It's Valentine's Day and what better way to kick off the holiday than by checking out the annual love-themed Google Doodle? In honor of the special day, this year's Doodle features a collection of six love stories told through clickable candy hearts. The stories, provided by public radio show This American Life, are so adorable and heartwarming, you're sure to love them, regardless of whether you're single or taken this holiday.Continue Reading >
Valentine's Day isn't until tomorrow, but the holiday came early for some students at Brigham Young University in Utah. In a sweet and hilarious love-themed surprise, the college's male a capella group, Vocal Point, performed some sneak-attack serenades for the women on campus. Luckily, it was all captured on tape and the entire thing is so cute and funny, it's guaranteed to melt your heart, no matter how you feel about the holiday!Continue Reading >
A Fox News reporter—and his nationwide viewers—were taken by surprise on New Years Eve when he gave one clearly intoxicated woman a chance to give the country a shout-out on air and she cursed into the camera instead. Woops! Note to on-air reporters: before you hand a random person a mic on live television, you might want to check to see how much they've been drinking!
"We got five minutes 'til 2014 and we're gonna f*** s*** up!" the woman screams into the camera. Clearly, the anchor wasn't expecting that. The slightly panicked look on his face is priceless!Continue Reading >
Finding gifts for your closest girl friends can sometimes be a hassle, especially if you want to get creative. That's where stocking stuffers are a great option to have on hand. However ... I'm not talking about the same trinkets you would add to your kids stocking.
In fact, I'm talking about the adult kind, that we can all appreciate. Have you guessed what it is yet? The answer: Sex toy stocking stuffers! Yes we're going there and they will be so thankful you did too! Ha!Continue Reading >