Category: Life at Home

Surviving Christmas with kids (and keeping your sanity!)

As a parent, you know it’s hard to keep your sanity at Christmas with little ones – if you don’t have a great plan.
I remember one Christmas when my daughter was about 2 years old, she got overwhelmed with all the Christmas activities and lack of schedule. I guess she just had too much fun. Because on Christmas day about 2:00 pm with all the activities happening around her, she just laid down in the middle of the floor and fell asleep with friends and family walking and talking all around.

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Thanksgiving Tradition Ideas You Can Try This Year

I can still remember waking up early on Thanksgiving morning to help my uncle stuff the turkey, and then eating sour cream coffee cake for breakfast while watching the start of the Macy’s Parade.
My grandmother would leave a tin of gingerbread boys for us and a note asking us to “dress” them, and my aunt would have richly colored cups of frosting out along with candies and sprinkles for us to spend the morning in decorating bliss.

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