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How to teach the spirit of giving during the Christmas season

Christmas snowmanIt’s that time of year — and there is no better time to teach your kids about the true meaning of Christmas.

Christmas is a wonderful time of year when we gather with our family and friends to enjoy each other’s company, good food and lots of wonderful presents.

But it is also a sad time of year for some that are not as fortunate. Read the rest of this entry »

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My husband…Clark Griswold

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Earlier in September, I wrote a blog titled “Traveling with teenagers – tips on how to survive”.
When writing that blog post, I mentioned that I should probably start referring to my husband as Clark Griswold, as he has a passion for large Christmas trees. Now, when I say large, I mean gigantic. We scour the field, up and down, looking for the largest possible tree that will fit in the sunroom – where the ceiling is 12 feet high at the peak. Once we get home he usually has to trim the bottom of tree by a few feet as he always thinks that “the tree will fit”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Relaxed Christmas Strategies: strategically feed your family

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6 Steps to a Relaxed Christmas: strategically feed your family is from a really great blog titled, Simple Mom. I subscribed to this blog about a year ago, and it is a fantastic resource for moms (and dads for that matter).

Here are some ideas to simplify,  “stay relaxed” and strategically feed your family during the holidays: Read the rest of this entry »

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Great Mommy Blog – check it out!

Erica Em is the CEO and blogger behind The Yummy Mummy Club ~ a fantastic mommy blog with a ton of resources to help moms manage their lives. Tips on parenting, kids, health, fashion, and often a touch of humour.

If you aren’t currently subscribed to the blog, I recommend you visit the site today, or follow Erica on Twitter (@yummymummyclub)

Here are a few Holiday blog post by Erica Ehm:

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50 Things to Do with Your Family This Christmas Season

Christmas is only a month away. Is the stress already starting to get to you?

Here is a wonderful list of things you can do with your family this Christmas that are fun and inexpensive.

Remember ~ Christmas is all about family and friends. Don’t get caught up in the commercialization and miss out on what is truly important.

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