7 Ways to Teach Your Kids about the Holidays …

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Sometimes, it is so easy to get wrapped up in the thoughts of presents and cookies and yummy food, we forget what the true meaning of the holiday is all about. My family celebrates Christmas, but many celebrate other holidays, while some do not celebrate anything. Maybe, after reading this article, you may change your mind, or at least understand why the ones who love the season, celebrate like we do…

1. What is Christmas?

Tell your kids what Christmas is all about, and how Christmas came to be. Read the Nativity story to them and take the time to answer their questions. You may be surprised at the interesting discussions that it inspires! My family has an Advent calendar we read the Christmas story from. We’ve read from it for 19 years and every year, we still look forward to reading from the calendar.

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