Christmas · Curriculum · Homeschool · Seasonal

Educational Christmas Shows on Prime

Here are a few ways to beef up your Christmas studies at home this holiday. I love taking a virtual trip around America's national parks, and watching Rick Steve's European Christmas! Another favorite of mine is the virtual Yule log crackling on the television, which emulates the same feeling of holiday warmth and cozyness as… Continue reading Educational Christmas Shows on Prime

Christmas · Kids

Faith-Filled Christmas Movies for Families

It's that time of year again when the heartwarming Christmas classics and legends get turned on! Most families have a time-honored tradition of watching Christmas movies. I mean you can't have Christmas without a good movie to go along with it. Am I right?! But... What if traditional Christmas movies aren't your thing? As a… Continue reading Faith-Filled Christmas Movies for Families


Stocking Stuffers: A Christmas Game

When Christmas time comes, we seem to hang these cute little stockings over the fireplace and then wait until Christmas Day to enjoy them. Well, not anymore! One of our Advent ornaments is a tiny, red stocking. We use it along with our mitten Advent ornament that we place on our Advent tree. It reminds… Continue reading Stocking Stuffers: A Christmas Game


Using Your Christmas Cards All Year Round

I love getting mail during this time of year! Our mailbox is flooded with cards from friends and family from all over the world. We enjoy opening them and reading the newsletter updates. We also love to see the photos and look at how much the little ones have grown! How can I throw away… Continue reading Using Your Christmas Cards All Year Round


Top 10 Advent Alternatives to Elf on the Shelf

Eek! Thanksgiving is over and that means it's officially time to start blaring the Christmas music and getting in the Christmas spirit! Andy Williams got it right when he claimed it was the most wonderful time of the year. Truly, it is one of the most magical and miraculous times of the year that we… Continue reading Top 10 Advent Alternatives to Elf on the Shelf