Black Friday and Cyber Monday has now been stretched to being a week long which makes bargain shopping easier. There are programs that watch Amazon for the particular items you want to buy like camelcamelcamel (sends alerts) or a browser add on that will tell you the items price history, Honey (and lists best buys of the day on their website) and if an item is the best buy of all the sellers, but there is a movement to make Christmas less about commercialized consumerism, and more about celebrating the reason for the season. Here are some ideas of traditions you may want to establish.
Here is a bonus idea for birthdays! Have a tradition of giving two specially wrapped or decorated boxes, the first one given is the gift of responsibility that is expected at their age that is appropriate for that child, such as a household chore, and the other is the gift of privilege, e.g. being able to stay up later. The goal is for the child to master all home appliances (dishwasher, laundry, etc.) before they are ready for the responsibility of driving a car.
Bottom line, we want to be more about giving the gift of our time and attention, creating memories and traditions, and we want children be grateful the gifts they receive like this cute little girl.
The angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for behold, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For today in the city of David a savior has been born for you who is Messiah and Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you will find an infant wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying in a manger.”
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