A big Christmas tree in Newtown, Conn., has become a memorial site for the Sandy Hook children killed at their elementary school. Many faiths use a Christmas-like embrace of an innocent child to help them in troubled times and restore the promise of purity.
Environmental groups are sending out a warning that transporting firewood across state lines can spread insects and diseases, wiping out swaths of forest and causing economic and environmental damage.
Holiday tipping tips: A tchotchke made by your kids is not a tip. Cold cash, in a nice warm note, is something many in the service industry depend on – from your day care worker to your dog groomer.
The average family of four discards $2,000 worth of food annually while 1 in 4 Americans struggles to buy groceries. Parents and their children can become a part of the solution by making slight changes of habit and reducing food waste.