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Celebrations | Current Events | Finance | Seasonal

The Only Thing Your Kids Need for Christmas

I don’t know about you, but fun and variety have been in short supply around our house since the pandemic started. Even though I’ve tried to make our home life as entertaining as possible given our circumstances, there’s something about quarantining at… Read More

Celebrations | Family Life | Featured

4 Ways to Share Holiday Traditions as a Foster Family

“What are your Christmas traditions?” my 10-year-old foster daughter asked me. I didn’t know how to respond. I was a first-time parent and foster parent. My husband and I hadn’t considered what traditions we wanted to share with our children. “What Christmas… Read More

Celebrations | Family Life | Featured | Seasonal

Have an Honest Conversation about Your Holiday Budget (Here’s How)

2020 has been quite a year, hasn’t it?  That’s probably an understatement. For a lot of families, the Covid-19 pandemic has changed our lives in ways we’ll never forget. And, for some of us, it’s taken a hard toll on our bank… Read More

Celebrations | Create A Rhythm

20 Memorable Family Christmas Traditions

Traditions are important for families because they provide opportunities to keep your family legacy going. From the simple to the silly to the sentimental, traditions can create meaningful memories. Don’t hesitate to try out some new traditions this Christmas season and see… Read More

Celebrations | Character and Values | Fight For The Heart

Joy in the Chaos

My son is asking for a car this Christmas. He’s four. He started asking one month ago. And I— foolishly—thought it would be an idea that waned with time. Not so much. He gets fixated on things and doesn’t let go. Which… Read More

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Moving Beyond the Holi-Daze: 10 Tips to Prepare for the Holiday Season

Here it comes, right on cue! It's November already, and the Christmas commercials have started appearing on television, stores are all decked with holly, and your kids are probably already begging for new “stuff” under the Christmas tree. For many of us,… Read More