Creating Christmas Traditions

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year to create some memorable traditions for your family. Dr. Dobson says: ‘The great value of traditions comes as they give a family a sense of identity, ‘belongingness’. All of us desperately need to feel that we’re not just a cluster of people living together in a house, but we’re … Read more

Keeping CHRIST in CHRISTmas

  I can still remember a day when my oldest daughter was around four-years-old and we asked her what Christmas was all about.  We expected her to say “Jesus”, and instead she said “Presents!”  Up until that moment, we thought we had been doing a pretty good job of keeping the focus on Christ.  That … Read more

Celebrating Advent with a Jesse Tree

As I grew up, we marked the days until Christmas with this advent calendar that my mother made.  I have fond memories of my siblings and I competing to get to put up our favorite ornaments, and of course to put up Santa on the 24th.  But once my own children came along, I wanted a … Read more

Preparing for the Holidays — Arts & Crafts

Welcome to day 4 of 5 Days of Preparing for the Holidays. Today we’re talking about Arts and Crafts! One of the best things about the holidays are all of the fun and creative arts and crafts out there. Members of the Crew will share some of their favorites with you today! <div align=”center”><a href=”” … Read more

Preparing for the Holidays — Gift-Giving

Welcome back for day 3 of 5 Days of Preparing for the Holidays. Today we’re talking about Gift-Giving! Today, members of the Crew will share their ideas for giving (and making) the best gifts! <div align=”center”><a href=”” title=”Preparing for the Holidays”><img src=”” alt=”Preparing for the Holidays” style=”border:none;” /></a></div> Powered by Linky Tools

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