Develop a holiday library with books about your traditions as well as those of others. Talk about the things you celebrate and why they are important in your family.
Tip of the Day December 4
Include your children when you spend time with your friends.
Tip of the Day December 3
Ask holiday party invitees to bring food to donate to a shelter. This will be a great way to show your children that the holiday season is also about helping others, not just about going to parties and getting presents.
Tip of the Day December 2
Sending out holiday cards? Put your kids in charge of the family update. Whether that means jotting down greetings inside each card or writing a letter to be printed or copied, your kids can share family highlights from the past year in their own words.
Tip of the Day December 1
Talk about the wonders of life with your kids. If your child enjoys a video game, a certain musical instrument, or playing a certain sport, talk about how great it is that someone invented it.