Parents’ Present Stress

Each year, as the holiday season approaches, children grow increasingly ecstatic. They get to enjoy many presents and a recess from the havoc that school may wreak. However, while the holiday season can be a blessing to teenagers, it is a different story for parents. In essence, they have the responsibility of buying food, presents, …

Secular Christmas

Today, the number of Americans celebrating Christmas now exceeds 90%. At the same time, however, the number of self described atheists has drastically risen. So is Christmas becoming more of a cultural holiday than it is a religious one? According to a poll by the Pew Research Center, 70.6% of Americans identify as Christian and …

Real Or Fake: The Holiday Dilemma

Every year during the holiday season, the same question comes about, should people be buying synthetic Christmas trees or sticking with the traditionally chosen real trees? Sixty percent of Americans, in a poll conducted by ABC news and The Washington Post, said that they set up fake Christmas trees as opposed to real trees every …

Vegan Feasting for a Healthy Holiday

Even though the usual ham dinner with a bountiful sides is a very beautiful sight for Christmas dinner, sometimes a little perspective is good for the soul. It is time to break the stereotypes, and let your heart splurge on this Christmas feast. Whenever this topic comes up, arguments begin to break out. Hearts stall …