Whether you can’t find a sitter for New Year’s Eve or you don’t feel like fighting holiday traffic, you can still have a fun, kid-friendly celebration. The key is to keep the kids occupied as the clock counts down. We’ve gathered a few family-friendly ideas to help you ring in 2019!
Here come the holidays barreling down the calendar track. Are you frozen like a snowman in headlights? Or are you frantic, checking an endless litany of musts off your overloaded holiday to-do list each day? Even if you feel great about the approaching holidays, and are mostly on top of all of the extra tasks that come with them, you can still hit your limit now and then. Once your holly-jollies start running on fumes, these steps will remind you how to hit the reset button, so you can make a quick comeback.
Indigo, the world’s first cultural department store, invites gift-givers to be ‘the hero’ this holiday with its premiere list of the top book series that kids love. From toddlers to teens - and everyone in between - there is a series for everyone! Plus, series are great tools to encourage early readers to continue discovering where stories lead, allowing them to develop their imaginations and become voracious adult readers.
Halloween becomes more commercialized every year. But a classic approach to Halloween will keep your budget intact and a grin on your face throughout the spookiest time of year. If you want to restore the playful spirit of Halloween and spend more quality time with your family, let these reminders help you centre your celebration on old-fashioned, frightening fun. Make memories this Halloween rather than too many trips to the store.
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