Taming the Christmas Gimmees

2018-07-17T16:07:35+00:00

From the commercials on TV to the displays in stores, everything this time of year is designed to create a green-eyed monster of envy in our kids. Today, with the holiday season starting either before

Taming the Christmas Gimmees 2018-07-17T16:07:35+00:00

Making the Most of Holiday Gatherings

2017-10-21T21:25:29+00:00

I love this time of year, with fall in full swing, the weather crisp and cooler, the anticipation of the coming family gatherings and holiday cheer. But that doesn’t mean the holidays are not without

Making the Most of Holiday Gatherings 2017-10-21T21:25:29+00:00

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

2016-11-29T21:23:50+00:00

With the Christmas holiday fast approaching, and 2017 not far behind, I wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and the happiest of New Year's. As I traditionally do this time of year, I'm

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 2016-11-29T21:23:50+00:00

Do As I Say…And Do

2016-11-29T20:59:34+00:00

This time of year, it’s easy to get caught up in the holiday rush—buying presents (check!), decorating (check!), baking (check!), giving (check!), and all the other things that make up the Christmas season. But it’s

Do As I Say…And Do 2016-11-29T20:59:34+00:00

Family Times

2016-11-29T14:00:47+00:00

This time of year, parents often find themselves having pushback from kids on attending family and other events. Kids whine that they don’t want to go. They fling phrases like: “I don’t know Aunt Mildred

Family Times 2016-11-29T14:00:47+00:00

Christmas in Your Heart

2015-10-21T20:22:41+00:00

Image courtesy of Kittisak/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net Here are 4 ideas for spreading Christmas cheer you can make yourself. Ornaments. Tree ornaments can be made from almost anything, including things you have around the house.

Christmas in Your Heart 2015-10-21T20:22:41+00:00

7 Ways to Enjoy the Holiday Season

2015-10-21T20:42:00+00:00

Decorations and music can bring cheer to any occasion and Christmas is no exception. Christmas also can cheer up our lives with the many light displays that range from the simple to the eye-popping. Check

7 Ways to Enjoy the Holiday Season 2015-10-21T20:42:00+00:00

5 Ways to Celebrate Christmas Throughout December

2015-10-21T20:45:53+00:00

There’s no doubt that children love Christmas, but balancing your to-do list with their celebration expectations can be tiring for any parents. To spread the joy of Christmas all month long, check out these five

5 Ways to Celebrate Christmas Throughout December 2015-10-21T20:45:53+00:00