Entries Tagged as 'Holidays'

Teaching your children to budget for gifts

December 8th, 2008 / 1 Comment

How do you help your children budget for Christmas gifts for their friends? What do you do when your children want to buy an expensive gift for a friend they don’t know that well? Is it ok to say, “You can’t spend that much on someone you don’t know that well.”? Does it sound like […]

Thanksgiving is giving thanks to God

November 13th, 2008 / No Comments

It’s not just turkey and pumpkin pie. Celebrating the holidays provides a natural avenue to pass on our beliefs to our children. I highly recommend reading this book together as a family – Thanksgiving – A Time To Remember by Barbara Rainey This book tells not only the historical story of the Pilgrims, but it […]

Get Into the Christmas Spirit!

December 7th, 2007 / 1 Comment

Are you getting overwhelmed by the busyness of the holidays? Take it easy on yourself and keep things simple yet meaningful. Cindy Leung, a mother of 2, shares a few simple ideas for creating great memories for your family.

Keeping the Joy in Christmas

November 30th, 2007 / No Comments

Everyone I talk to is stressed about the Christmas holidays. There’s the shopping, vacation planning, entertaining out-of-town guests, baking, decorating the house, and on it goes. I actually enjoy being busy at Christmas. All the activity is what adds excitement to the season! I think we purposely put that extra work on ourselves. Don’t you […]