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Birthday Parties: When Is It Too Much?

Two Columbus Moms Blog contributors, Helen Bosacki and Aaron Taylor, discussed their take on the all-important birthday party. At home or rent a place? Just family, just friends, or both? Goodie bags or not? The answers to these questions and more are in the following portion of their discussion: What are your initial thoughts on […]

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Seeing the Holidays Through My Kids’ Eyes

My wife and I recently introduced the Mensch on a Bench to our home. The Mensch on a Bench is a Hanukkah tradition like the Elf on a Shelf. Just like the Elf on a Shelf, the Mensch travels around our home, watching over us each day. Our Mensch doesn’t cause mischief or anything–by definition, […]

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Finding The Perfect Gifts For Your Family

I’ll never forget the time my best friend described me as “someone who loves to create moments.” Moments meaning memories. I had never thought of it that way but she was SO on point! I love throwing parties, taking trips & of course going over the top with the holidays. The past few years I’ve […]

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Grief During the Holidays

Christmas is everything to my family. Growing up it was the one day that I felt unapologetic about the gifts received and the joy it brought. Given that Santa brought them, I knew my parents weren’t burdened by the costs and that they truly enjoyed it as well.  Christmas meant baking Christmas cookies and making […]

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50 Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

So you’re looking at your calendar and all of a sudden it’s the day before the big holiday. You also see you have not started your shopping, again! Now panic starts to set in as you envision the morning of and there are no gifts from you to be given.  I know, I’ve been there; […]

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Favorite Holiday Traditions

If you are like most families, the holidays wouldn’t be the holidays without a family tradition. Whether your traditions are simple or extravagant; or your looking for ideas to start your own, they are guaranteed to leave a lasting impression and make the Christmas season magical! Some of our contributors share their favorite family traditions. […]

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