Counting to Christmas: 25 Ways to Count Down with Your Kids!

(Here’s my post from last year to give you some ideas as you plan a “December to Remember”…more ideas and new links for Christmas 2012 coming up…) Christmas-time is about being together. It’s about simple joys. And for children, it’s about PRESENTS! (Oops, did I say “presents”? I meant MAGIC! As parents, it’s our job […]

More Fire and Light, Deep Breaths and Christmas Peace!

Yesterday afternoon around 5:00, I collapsed on the living room floor, spread eagle by the glowing artificial Christmas Tree. GareBear had graciously picked up the kiddos from school for the evening, so I had a little time to myself. I was emotionally and physically exhausted from a busy day – an early morning staff meeting […]

What are your holiday “Rituals”?