• Holiday Book Gift Guide

    Dec 11, 2019 by Alicia Barry

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    Cross a Name Off Your List with Our Holiday Book Gift Guide

    It can be hard figuring out what to gift everyone for the holidays, but we’ve got your back. If your friends and family aren’t readers, we even have cookbooks for those looking for a less traditional read. In fact, there are options for all interests and ages. Our staff had some great recommendations for what to pick up for the folks you care about. And, hey, maybe pick up one for yourself while you’re at it! Check out our holiday book gift guide: 

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  • Holiday Season 2019: Entertainment Recommendations

    Dec 06, 2019 by Alicia Barry

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    Take a Step Away from Your Desk This Holiday Season. 

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  • What TV Show Should I Watch to Turnoff the News (for a Little While?)

    Nov 28, 2019

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    If You’re Stressed about Politics or the Holidays, Why Not Try A TV Show?

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  • Can Love Trump Family Politics This Holiday Season?

    Dec 20, 2018 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

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    How to navigate the minefield of family politics during the holidays 

    As folks make the trek back home for the holidays, family politics can create even more conflict. This week we took a different turn; instead of talking about political strategy which is the main focus of this blog, we asked for help on navigating family politics from the professionals. Our final interview is a deep dive into family politics with Edward Honnold; a therapist in D.C.

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  • Don’t Let Family Politics Trump Your Holidays | Rev. Tim Schenck

    Dec 17, 2018 by The Campaign Workshop

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    Navigating Family politics: How do you talk with your politically divided family? 

    Going home for the holidays can be tough especially when you're anticipating the next conversation with Auntie Jean about President Donald Trump. As folks head home for the holidays, we want to make sure you're prepared to sit at the dinner table and navigate family politics with those who don't politically agree with you.

    We could all use some help here, so don't fret. With the help of Rev. Tim Schenck, we can all improve our family dinner conversation this holiday. 

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  • Book Gift Ideas for the Politicos in Your Life

    Dec 10, 2018 by Elena Veatch

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    Encourage the politicos you know to unplug with the help of these book gift ideas. 

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year… to help the politicos in your life step away from their screens after a crazy election cycle! Give me your tired, your email-fatigued, your news-raddled—there’s something for everyone on this list of book gift ideas.

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  • Family Politics: Can My Family Be Stronger Together During the Holidays

    Dec 22, 2016 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

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    Don’t Let Family Politics Get the Better of You

    Our contributor today is Bob Kearney, who had worked in politics for many years before becoming a social worker. Bob and I have worked together on many a campaign, and he has a unique understanding of the stresses folks are going through this time of year and had some very actionable answers to my questions on navigating family politics.  

    1. How do I stop myself from having a blow up with my relatives about family politics over the holidays? How do I stop a relative from having a blow up?

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