ParentMap's guide to the holidays: 2009
Holiday fun is upon us - and so is holiday stress! We can help. Our in-the-know editors have pulled together a great list of all things holiday to help you navigate this winter season.
Looking for fun Christmas gifts, meaningful Hanukkah events, or a great place to see Santa? It's all here, along with links to some of the most popular holiday outings around, like Christmas shows, Winterfest and holiday lights - plus, ideas for getting out and about, with winter sports at Snoqualmie and Whistler, and an indoor getaway to Great Wolf Lodge.
Read on for great holiday events, gift ideas, and downright wonderful wintertime fun!
We've compiled a list of the most fun things to do as a family this holiday -- ideas for adventures, Christmas lights, family vacations, holiday activities, great shows and plays, and even fun in the snow. You'll find 2009 Christmas activities as well as Hanukkah events to help you round out your holiday activities.
Outdoor winter fun
ParentMap editors have selected the hottest toys and gifts for this holiday season. You'll find our top picks for kid toys, including educational toys and other ideas for kids' presents. Our gift guides contain many ideas for Christmas and Hanukkah.
- 2009 holiday gift guide
- Educational-gift guide
- Baby gifts
- Staff recommendations and reviews
- Other shopping guides
Feeling a little frazzled? We've got some great ideas for holiday traditions, tips for traveling with your kids, and how to simplify your holiday.
- Help your child enjoy a pared-down holiday
- Holiday travel with babies and toddlers
- Holiday traditions
Are we missing something? Email us and we will add it.