Tag: Traditions

Please Don’t Make Me Eat Pumpkin Pie!

For 95% percent of you, this is a joyous proclamation and a wonderful end to the meal. You love pumpkin pie. Pumpkin is your thing.

5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Entire Family

Valentine's Day is one of those holidays you either love or hate. Here are some fun, simple ideas to celebrate Valentine's Day with the entire family.

Home for The Holidays

The first year he worked Christmas Eve and Christmas Day was our son Charlie's first Christmas. He missed egg bake that year. He didn't help me unwrap the INSANE amount of gifts my aunts, uncles and cousins threw at Charlie.

Date Your Kids – Four Reasons to Take a Weekend Away

Moments alone with each individual child don't happen frequently.  Like all relationships, the parent child relationship takes time and intentionality. 

Don’t Get Sucked In- Fake Holidays Have Taken Over My Life!

All of my other fake holiday traditions are  at least done in a day. But no, the Great Pumpkin visits our house for THIRTY-ONE DAYS!

Raising My Daughter With Multiple Cultures

I never knew what country to call “home,” and I finally decided when I was in high school that home would be wherever my parents are.

Perfectly Imperfect Holiday Gatherings

Someday when I am able to host holiday gatherings, I want to try to focus on the very simple, successful recipe of food and family.

Cultivating a Thankful Family

In our home visual reminders are very helpful at driving our family’s conversations and attitudes. Here is one way we help to cultivate a thankful family.

Creating Holiday Traditions with Your Children

I want holiday traditions that will be memorable, but more importantly, I want my daughter to understand why we’re celebrating together as a family.

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Until the Stress...

Five years ago, after the tree came down, I drafted a list, a list titled, "How to Do Christmas Right." And it changed everything.