Alternative to Christmas Gifts
Every Christmas, parents need help finding good ideas for presents to give to their little ones. Here are some great suggestions!
· Classes. Music, dance, riding, or drawing classes are a great way to encourage your children’s interest in their favorite activities and at the same time show them that you pay attention to what they enjoy.
· Memberships. Purchase a family membership to the local zoo, science museum, children’s museum, YMCA, etc… Continue reading
If you haven’t yet peeked inside Snuggle Time Christmas Stories, now is the time! Written for children under five, this new title- the third in the popular Snuggle Time series- is a padded cover board book containing thirteen poems that tell the story of Jesus’ birth. Beginning with Happy Birthday Jesus and ending with Thank you, God, the rhyming text and adorable illustrations by Cee Biscoe make this book a perfect Christmas gift. This review sums the book up nicely:
The latest title in Our Daily Bread for Little Hearts board book series is This Is Christmas. Told in present tense, the story begins with Joseph and Mary going to Bethlehem:
This is the road to Bethlehem,
its hills go up and down.
The long and winding, bumpy road
brings people into town. Continue reading
If there ever was a season that embraces extravagance, it’s Christmas. Which is odd, since the first Christmas was marked by anything but indulgence. How does the birth of a baby who spent his first night in a feeding trough yield opulent, over-the-top celebrations 2,000 years later?