Tag: Winter Holidays

Learning about the World’s Holidays…

Expand your Children’s Social Awareness by Learning More Together: About Some of the World’s Major Holidays… These two posts have become an annual favorites! Because of the numerous holidays celebrated through the fall and winter months, it is an ideal time to discuss how people celebrate around the world – both the uniqueness of traditions …

What Holidays Are Celebrated Around the World?

Expand your Children’s Social Awareness by Learning More Together This post has become an annual favorite! Because of the numerous holidays celebrated through the fall and winter months, it is an ideal time to discuss how people celebrate around the world – both the uniqueness of traditions and also the many commonalities. When doing the …

Winter Holiday Tools #2: The Quiet Hour

Winter Holiday Tools #2: The Quiet Hour This year, we have added a new custom to our holiday season. Along with our parties, shopping and preparations, we have declared a quiet hour to be kept sacred each afternoon we are home. Our flurry and scurry have already taken its toll as E lies on the …

What Are We Teaching Children about Giving? Gifts from the Heart, Part Two

It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving. – Mother Teresa Over our Thanksgiving holiday this past weekend in the presence of multiple family members, the discussion focused on Christmas preparations and specifically, the question was raised and debated, “How are we going to handle gifts this year?” There …