Christmas Movies in Theaters 2016 | Family Holiday Movies

Trolls Trolls Step into the colorful world of Trolls, the overly cheerful creatures with tall, funny hairdos (yes — just like the troll dolls you enjoyed as a kid). They’re constantly dodging Bergens, notorious grumps who are only pleased when they feast on Trolls. This DreamWorks film by the creators of Shrek features original music …

Gifts That Give Back, Charitable Gift Ideas 2015

Handmade Chicken Ornament Handmade Chicken Ornament From Global Goods Partners.You can’t go wrong giving this adorable chicken ornament, handmade from alpaca-blend yarn by Peruvian artisans. It would look great on a Christmas tree or year-round in a child’s bedroom. Global Goods Partners is an online marketplace of fair-trade products made by women in need around …

Butterfly Mobile Spring Craft

Spring is (finally!) here! Celebrate the warmer weather and longer days by creating this easy butterfly mobile spring craft, using construction paper and colored tissue paper. Transcript: Celebrate spring with this homemade butterfly mobile. For this craft, you will need: • black construction paper cut to various sizes • colored tissue paper • needle and …

Cry-It-Out and Tear-Free Sleep Training

Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems By: Richard Ferber$16.99 Richard Ferber’s “cry-it-out” method is one of the most well-known (and controversial) sleep training techniques today. Ferber has become so closely associated to it that it’s often called “Ferberizing.” Ferber believes that a child can be taught to soothe himself to sleep …

Inspirational Moms: A Cambodian Refugee’s Story

Meet Sophy. A married mother of two and a Cambodian refugee. This is her inspiring story of survival. We at FamilyEducation recognize truly extraordinary parents who have overcome adversity to achieve amazing things for themselves and their children. In this installment, we meet Sophy, a married mother of two who survived the Cambodian genocide. Transcript: …

Are Menhune Real, Menehune Hawaiian Folklore

Few, if any, people have seen them, but the legend says that the Menehune dwell in the forests of the Hawai’ian islands. They are said to be magical little people of about two feet high, just like pixies or trolls. The Menehune are thought of as great builders who could finish any project in only …