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Creating Family Traditions During the Holidays

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My children love hearing about what my husband and I were like as children. I enjoy sharing some of my favorite traditions from my childhood while we decorate the tree and prepare for the holidays. Many of our family's holiday traditions revolve around the preparation of special foods. Tucked away…

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Family Traditions: Celebrating Winter and Snow

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Winter is full of family traditions (like this delicious one) but none that our family gets as excited for as much as the first snowfall of the year. Regardless of whether it's the first or the 15th snowfall, families can make memories involving snow that last all season long!  …

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Sweets: Giving Out Candy Canes as a Thank You for Kindness

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What are the holidays without sweets? And what is Christmas without giving? One of the family traditions we've found most memorable, not to mention fun, this time of year is passing out sweet treats throughout December to thank people for their kindness. How to Make Reindeer Candy Canes Below…

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Holiday Dinner: Family Harmony During Thanksgiving

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The Thanksgiving holiday brings families together for eating, reflecting, and having fun together. The women hang out in the kitchen, the men watch sports in the TV room, and the kids run through the house playing chase or hide and seek. As the final preparations are finished we gather around…

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Thanksgiving: How To Give Thanks During the Holiday Season

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As we enter a season of holiday cheer it's easy to breeze past the real meaning of Thanksgiving and forget the things we are thankful for.

All around me here in Texas neighbors are installing massive Christmas decorations. Their homes are lit up like the Macy's thanksgiving parade. Today though,…

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Make Dinner Count: Turn Meal Time into a Positive Family Experience

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Make meal time a happy family experience. As a single mother with three small children at home, dinner used to feel like a lot of work.  My three kids often met my efforts with something like this: “I don’t want green beans again. She got the pink bowl yesterday …

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