Culture may be pushing kids to want, want, want, but a growing body of research shows that gratitude for what one already has is a huge component for kids of not just happiness, but of physical health, life satisfaction, and even grade point average. So what’s a parent to do? How does one foster gratitude in children, not just for the holidays but for the whole year? Never fear – we’ve read a bunch of the research and have come up with our top five tips for fostering gratitude in kids.
Feeling adventurous this Thanksgiving? Experiment with butternut squash instead of pumpkin or sweet potato. Top your unique pie with homemade whipped cream infused with sorghum, or another sweet syrup.
Green bean casserole is an American favorite, next to the turkey, at Thanksgiving dinner. Here are two versions to choose from.
Black Friday is a great time to take advantage of stores' price-matching policies. It's important to know exactly which retailers offers what, and equally important to know which merchants don't offer anything at all. Below are the price-matching policies for several retailers for Black Friday 2012.
Hitting the road for Thanksgiving? There's good news and bad news. Fewer travelers will be on the road for Thanksgiving this year, but gas price for those travelers are at record highs.