Can you believe that Christmas is only 18 days away? Where has the time gone? This year seems to have flown by. It seems like such a short time ago we were dyeing Easter eggs and attending Easter service. Now Christmas and subsequently the New Year is only a blink away. Have you completed your shopping? I am usually that crazy lady that you see on Christmas Eve battling crowds in a mad dash to get that last minute gift. Why do we do that? Every year on December 26th I say to myself that I will get an earlier start on next year and when the next year comes, it is still the same.
A thought this Christmas is to make a Christmas tradition of adding homemade gifts for the members of the family. This is a way to include children in the act of giving gifts this Christmas Season. Small children are many times robbed of the joy of giving because they have no money. Involving children in making homemade Christmas gifts would allow them to take a more active role in the Holiday giving. It is also a great opportunity to teach a lesson. It is better to give than to receive. Merry Christmas to you and yours this Holiday Season!