Getting together with friends and family becomes even more important once you have kids. Here's what you need to know to about easy meals, quick bites, minding your budget, no-stress preparations, and how to make entertaining fun for you and for the kids.

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Why I Budget for the Holidays on January 1
This year, I finally learned to budget for the end-of-year gift-buying season since day one—January 1, that is. And you can, too.
How To Celebrate the Holidays Without Buying Your Kids a Bunch of Gifts
Is it possible to still celebrate the spirit of the season without consumerism? Read on for ideas on how to have a gift-free holiday season (without inciting war at home).
The Year I Couldn't Afford Christmas Changed My Whole Approach to the Holidays
I had to make a very difficult decision: I could either pay off my arrest warrant, or I could buy my son Christmas presents.
Redditors Discuss The 'Yeah....that's Not Going to Happen' Items on Kids' Christmas Lists
Not all wishes can come true during the holiday season. Reddit parents united over some of the items on their kids' lists that won't make it under the tree this year.
4 Fun Ways to Celebrate Raksha Bandhan With Kids
Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu holiday to express love, gratitude, and protection with a symbolic piece of thread. Here are fun ways to get your children involved.

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Megan the Wine Mom Reviews the Best Canned Wines

Perfect for summer travel, but which ones are worth a try? Parents' resident Wine Mom, Megan, rates the top 5.