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The Reason for the Season with Champions for Kids (and a Little Disney Magic)

The Reason for the Season with Champions for Kids (and a Little Disney Magic)

“Mommy, if Santa Claus brings presents to all the good boys and girls, why do we donate toys to the kids in the shelters?” Whew. That’s a tough one. We donate toys for these children because sometimes people do not let Santa know how little they have. We bring the toys because some children use their letters to Santa to ask for warm clothing and food. We give these gifts because even Santa does not work alone … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Featured

Affordable Stocking Stuffers for Kids of All Ages

Affordable Stocking Stuffers for Kids of All Ages

Some of the best gifts cost less than $20. Here are some of our favorite stocking stuffers for kids of all ages. Stocking Stuffer for Adults and Kids (1st grade and up): I am crazy about Bananagrams. This travel-sized game is about the size of large banana– perfect for stashing in your purse to keep kids happy while you’re waiting for your food to arrive at a restaurant or for your plane to board at the airport. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Chanukah, Christmas, Gift Ideas, Seasonal

Holiday Book Roundup: New Children’s Christmas Books

Holiday Book Roundup: New Children’s Christmas Books

If you’re tired of reading “Twas the Night Before Christmas” for the millionth time, check out these newly released Christmas books for children: The Gift of the Magi– I remember reading the classic O. Henry story in school. This new version for children is beautifully illustrated. For children unfamiliar with old-fashioned things like pocket watches, the illustrations will really add to their understanding of this moving story about love and the act of giving. I also think … Read entire article »

Filed under: Books, Books (0-3), Books (Fiction), Books (Pre-School), Books (School Aged), Christmas, Seasonal

Holiday DVD Roundup: Win Classic Christmas Favorites!

Holiday DVD Roundup: Win Classic Christmas Favorites!

 I love so much about the holiday season: decorating the tree, baking cookies, singing carols, spending time with family…dressing my baby up in cheesy outfits. (That’s him in the Santa suit and me in the reindeer antlers!) But most of all…I love the way the holiday season inspires kindness from strangers and brings out the best in people. In the days between Thanksgiving and Christmas, I get into the holiday spirit by watching classic Christmas movies. While some might find them a … Read entire article »

Filed under: Christmas, Contests, DVD, Seasonal, Uncategorized