Tips to Help Your Child Avoid a Stressful Christmas

Tips to Help Your Child Avoid a Stressful Christmas

If your child’s behavior hints that Christmas is overwhelming, you will need to do everything you can to avoid a stressful Christmas. If your child’s behavior hints that Christmas is overwhelming, you know you will need to pay attention and do everything you can to avoid a stressful Christmas. Christmas Eve and Christmas day can…

Best Ideas for Gender-Neutral Christmas Gifts When on a Budget

Best Ideas for Gender-Neutral Christmas Gifts When on a Budget

Struggling with figuring out what gender-neutral Christmas gifts to give this year? Are tight finances limiting options for your holiday gift-giving? There are ways you can cut the costs of giving gifts at Christmas that allow you to stay within your budget. Read on to learn how you can give gifts that won’t break the…

How to Use the Candy Cane Poem to Teach Kids the Christmas Story

How to Use the Candy Cane Poem to Teach Kids the Christmas Story

Practically every home has this one Christmas staple each year- candy canes! This year would you consider including this candy cane poem with each candy cane you pass out? This simple poem is a sweet reminder of why we celebrate Christmas. Yes, we celebrate a birthday, Jesus’ birthday, but it is more than all of…

Free Printable Roll A Gingerbread Man Game
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Free Printable Roll A Gingerbread Man Game

Download your free printable Roll A Gingerbread Man Game right here and make this the fun new Christmas-themed gingerbread game everyone loves! If your family has never played the Roll a Gingerbread Man game, it’s time to remedy that! This is a fun way to keep kids engaged while they have to wait for dinner…

Christmas Coloring Placemats – 4 Free Printable Kids’ Placemats
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Christmas Coloring Placemats – 4 Free Printable Kids’ Placemats

I’ve always loved the kids’ placemats they pass out at restaurants.  Since our Thanksgiving Coloring and Activity Placemats were so well received, I figured we really needed to have Christmas coloring placemats for the kids to enjoy. I’ve seen how these Christmas paper placemats are a great way to help kids wind down and quieten themselves…

How to Make Easy No Spread Sugar Cookies
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How to Make Easy No Spread Sugar Cookies

I’ve tried way too many sugar cookie recipes, and can finally say this is, by far, the best easy no spread sugar cookie recipe you will find! You know how there are some recipes that have a hundred variations out there, and it’s hard to find the one that your family actually loves? Well, if you’ve…

The Best Christmas Road Trip Activities for Kids
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The Best Christmas Road Trip Activities for Kids

Since many families don’t plan on attending any big family gatherings for Christmas this year, taking a road trip to a National Park in an RV, is quickly becoming a popular Christmas memory making alternative. (Yep, an RV! If you’re still working on those plans, considering using RV Share. This just may be something you…

Books That Celebrate the Story of Christmas (+ A Free Printable Christmas Reading Challenge Kit for Kids)
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Books That Celebrate the Story of Christmas (+ A Free Printable Christmas Reading Challenge Kit for Kids)

There are so many Christmas books out there, but if you’re looking for ones that celebrate the story of Christmas, I have a list of some of our favorites. Encouraging the love of reading, during the holidays, with our free Christmas Reading Challenge Kit Printable for kids Several Christmases ago, Hubs and I started one…

Easy No-Bake Christmas Treats: Reindeer Treats Kids Will Love
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Easy No-Bake Christmas Treats: Reindeer Treats Kids Will Love

These easy no-bake Christmas treats are always a big hit with kids! Who could say no to sweet reindeer treats that are easy to put together?! That grabbed your attention, right? Easy No-Bake Christmas Treats! And who can say no if they’re specifically reindeer treats, right? Easy No Bake Christmas Treats  I love easy recipes….

An Easy DIY Twisted Paper Ornament Tutorial (+ Christmas Anagram Printable)
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An Easy DIY Twisted Paper Ornament Tutorial (+ Christmas Anagram Printable)

“An Easy DIY Twisted Paper Ornament Tutorial” is a post that is sponsored by BabbleBoxx, on behalf of JoAnn.  This year, I wanted to do something different with our Christmas tree decorations. Inspired after our Fingerprint Christmas Ornaments activity, I announced that we would have a handmade Christmas ornament tree this year.  So this past…

A Kindness Christmas Tree Idea + Printable Christmas Random Acts of Kindness for Kids
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A Kindness Christmas Tree Idea + Printable Christmas Random Acts of Kindness for Kids

Last month, a Girl Scout Leader from our local service unit, encouraged the girls to sign up for a “Random Acts of Kindness for Kids” challenge. I thought this would be a great family activity but wanted to find a way to make it more visual, especially for Ana. Our Random Acts of Kindness Christmas Tree…