You remember the excited energy of Christmastime that you experienced as a child, right? Maybe you still even feel it – the buzz of activity, the anticipation of Santa, the burst of sheer joy enjoying the time with family and friends. It’s no wonder little ones can hardly contain their energy! And we all know what happens when children overflow with energy, don’t we? It’s a breeding ground for outbursts and poor behavior choices, which can definitely put a damper on your attempts at celebrating. (Or is that just at our house? *wink, wink*)
I find that the act of creating – whether it be crafts, cooking, music, art – can be a great calming effect on kids as well as adults.
Whether you have a young toddler or older kiddo at home, between the excitement and time off from school, try out one of these ideas for celebrating the … Read More