The weather outside may be frightful. The kids wandering around looking for "something to do" might be less than delightful. Instead letting loose with an indoor storm, what can you do? Get busy with a craft project! Bring out an old favorite or try one of ours.
Celebrations and Traditions
Decorate the tree and hang the stockings. Then, heat up the cocoa and snuggle up together with a good story. Holiday books seem to offer a special magic -- opening doors of childhood imagination just waiting to explore.
Try out these kids' activities -- a whirlwind of opportunities for your child to get involved -- learning about tradition, helping others or simply having fun during the holiday season.
Are the kids getting twitchy? Is the tree rather barren? Do you need a creative gift idea? We've got a solution for you! Start getting into the holiday spirit by turning "stuff" around the house into fantastic holiday decorations.
National Regifting Day occurs every third Thursday of December -- it revolves around sharing. Go through the toy box and closet with your child and allow someone else to enjoy their gently used items. The joy in giving is well worth the time investment.
Is it time for the annual family holiday portrait? Take our fool proof tips to heart and get some brag-worthy pictures this season!
The winter season presents endless, unique moments to grab and transform them into priceless memories. Freeze that frame! Gather up your favorite photos and your stash of seasonal scrapbooking supplies. Capture and save those winter memories on festively themed pages.
Did you spend last year rescuing ornaments and shouting "don't touch"? Maybe you're ready for a different style of décor -- trimmings your child won't harm? Take a peek at these simple holiday decorations kids can not only touch and play with, but can help you create!
There's something even more special when those holiday greetings are homemade, handmade with love. These tips will get you started and put smiles on faces -- both those making and those opening the cards.
Chanukah is about an unlikely victory, and how resources can last longer than expected. Although the miracle happened 2000 years ago, families today still celebrate the Festival of Lights. What can you do as a family?