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12 Ways to Get Over Your Holiday Humbug Feelings

Recognize if it’s more than just the humbugsiStock/Rocky89 Your holiday blues might have more to do with winter’s lack of light than the festivities. Some people experience seasonal depression disorder when they’re exposed to less sunlight, says Leslie Freedman, PhD, clinical psychologist and family mediator. “The winter holiday season is …

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What a Reunion! After Working in the Same Hospital, These Nurses Discover They’re Half Sisters

Eric Ogden for Reader’s Digest Holly O’Brien’s patient was just being nice. She probably didn’t realize that South Korea has more than 50 million people or that there are over 1.7 million Korean Americans living in the United States. She just thought it was interesting that O’Brien didn’t know Meagan …

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These 10 Rookie Mistakes Ultimately Made Us Way Better Parents

What’s that smell? iStock/lostinbids When Erin’s son was three, he liked to help her cook. As they cooked, Erin would explain the steps along the way, including how to turn on the stove burner. “A few days later, he was watching cartoons in the morning before preschool while I took …

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17 Letters to Santa that Will Warm Your Heart this Holiday Season

Dear Santa… Courtesy Santa Claus Museum Each year, the town of Santa Claus, Indiana, receives tens of thousands of letters to Santa. A team of elves responds to each one that arrives before December 21 (Santa gets a bit busy after that!) and catalogs them at the Santa Claus Museum …

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7 Things to Never Say to Someone Going Through a Divorce

“How can you do that to your kids?” iStock/kupicoo You can be sure that your friend thought long and hard about the impact the divorce would have on her children before making a decision. While divorce is difficult on everyone involved, including children, the truth is that divorce is sometimes …

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No One Buys More Completely Bizarre Gifts for Her Family than My Mother

Illustration by Nishant ChoksiI stared at the text message in disbelief. The attached photo scared and confused me. The message said, “For Lindy! They’re in her size!” I was used to getting text messages from my mom around the holidays with gift ideas for members of the family, including my …

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This Mother Went into Cardiac Arrest While in Labor. Her Recovery Was a True Christmas Miracle.

© 2010 MARIAH TAUGER At lunchtime on Christmas Eve, 2009, Dr. Stephanie Martin was conferring with a patient in her office at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs. Lithe, with fine bones and long limbs, Martin, 42, looked more like a ballerina in scrubs than the head of high-risk obstetrics at …

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After Bullies Kept Destroying Their Snowman, Two Sisters Come Up with the Best Revenge

iStock/loops7 One winter Sunday, my little sister, Colleen, and I built the greatest snowman ever. A heavy snowstorm had just ended, so the white stuff rolled beautifully into a bottom, torso and head. For personality, we gave him a traditional carrot nose, jaunty hat, cozy scarf and some too-scratchy-for-us-to-wear mittens …

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When Their Baby Chickens Were Stuck in a Snow Storm, This Mom Came to the Rescue in the Most Heroic Way

Courtesy Claudette SchrepferClaudette ventured into a blizzard to rescue her family’s beloved hens. The saving of Miss Penni, our beloved hen, took place many years ago, but sometimes it seems like yesterday. It was a cold winter. The wind howled wildly all night across the back 40. The snow was …

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Here’s Why My Dad Sold Mismatched Shoes Out of an Old School Bus—and Became a Legend

Dawn Leach via Country Extra When I was a kid in the 1960s, my parents, Clifford and Arlene Woodman, had a country store in the small town of Frankfort, Maine. No neighboring houses could be seen from our place, and new salesmen were always amazed at the amount of business …

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