By Alex Temblador When the holidays come around, all parents want to give their children everything on their wishlist. They want to see their children’s faces light up when they open a present, scream in excitement when they’ve gotten the one thing they wanted all year, and talk incessantly about who they’re going to show […]
By Alex Temblador Though Christmas may get a lot of press during the holiday season, we cannot ignore that there are other holidays celebrated during winter too — like Hanukkah. With each holiday comes special traditions that differ from faith to faith and family to family, but we’ve found that children’s books are wonderful ways […]
Celebrate the holiday at the Skirball Cultural Center’s Hanukkah Family Festival, featuring live music, performances, and art activities that point to the light and courage in each of us. Families of all backgrounds welcome!
By Alex Temblador The holidays are here and we’d love to share with you some LGBT-holiday cheer! Check out the items below to see some of our favorite LGBT-inspired holiday items, photos, decorations, cards, apparel, books, and videos. LGBT Holiday Photos LGBT Children’s Holiday Books LGBT Family & Couple Holiday […]
This year’s Hanukkah Family Festival highlights two major themes of the holiday—light and freedom (luz y libertad)—through the lens of Latin American culture. Enjoy live performances, storytelling, art making, and a host of other family-friendly activities. families of all backgrounds welcome! Please note: Advance tickets to Noah’s Ark will not be available on Sunday, December […]
By: Ann Brown Last post, I theorized that Mother Mary got more than the baby Jesus that miraculous Christmas eve; she also probably got her first hemorrhoid. And I think that even the most devout woman who has ever pushed a watermelon through a turtleneck would not be offended by my ramblings. So I feel […]
By: Ann Brown Hanukkah. One night down. I was kind of a slacker Jewish mom at Hanukkah when my kids were young. I was so tired all the time. My weakest effort was the year that I let the kids nap in the back of the station wagon while I drove through McDonald’s for french […]