Holiday Gift Giving

Why I'm Not Giving Presents This Christmas

Kara MacNeill | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada Impact
Kara MacNeill

About five years ago, I really did start saying 'NO' to knick-knacks -- not only getting them, but giving them as well. That was the Christmas I discovered World Vision Gifts. They loved the goats, clothing and medical supplies which were donated on their behalf to needy families overseas. I won't be giving things for Christmas -- I'll be giving hope.

Sticky Situations: Stepmom Favours My Brother with Sick Gifts

Julie Blais Comeau | Posted 02.19.2012 | Canada Living
Julie Blais Comeau

My stepmother (who has no children of her own) outrageously favors my brother at holiday time. Last year, he got an expensive set of skis while I received a set of discounted pyjamas worth $20. How do I handle this?