“Mom, you’re the tooth fairy, aren’t you?” accused my nine year old daughter out of the blue one morning as she held up a tooth in her fingers. Molly had conducted a test after finding an old tooth (who knows where), put it where she had many others, but this time the tooth fairy had […]
Celebrations & Traditions
Take some time to consider what customs and rituals you’d like to repeat every year at holiday time and then plan to make those happen. By being intentional about traditions, you take control of the values you communicate and you cement memories for your children’s future.
The very idea of an other-worldly being tiptoeing through the household at night, sliding baby teeth out from under pillows, delivering gifts, or hiding colored eggs is strangely comforting to us old folks, as if there were indeed some supernatural mentor looking out for us and providing us with good things.
Make the new year your family’s best yet. Keep these four simple resolutions and no matter what happens the year will be great!
Given the fact that Halloween is often portrayed as a time when being scary and being scared are hallmarks of a successful holiday, how far do you permit your child to go? Does it matter if children’s costumes are not rated ‘G’?