Archives for December 2012

How to Explain Death and Dying to Children

As parents, we are faced with difficult questions more often than we’d like; however, it’s important to address our children’s questions about death with information that is appropriate for their age level and individual needs. If you need help explaining death and dying to children, we have a few ideas for you to consider. Death […]

Finding Quality Time for Young Children During the Holidays

The holidays seem to “belong” to young children. So many social customs and family traditions revolve around children and the magic of the season. Still, in this day and age, the holidays can get very busy. Driving to visit family members, hosting out-of-town visitors, and covering all the bases can result in children spending a […]

Tips for Making Holiday Memories with Tweens and Teens

As parents, it’s often difficult to figure out how to spend quality time with your tween or teen in general, much less during the holiday season. The holidays present a distinct challenge for families. As blended families become more common, you may be faced with unfamiliar challenges. Tween and teens may find the holidays depressing […]

Printable Holiday Gift Tags

Melody and I want to thank you for reading, so here is a small token of our appreciation. With the holiday hustle and bustle reaching a fevered pitch, there are a million little details to take care of. One of the most often forgotten details is gift tags. If you’re like us, you purchase gift […]