If Christmas is the backdrop for some of your fondest childhood memories, you are not alone. Many people cherry-pick their very best holiday recollections and carry them into adulthood. A recent poll found that Christmas is overwhelmingly the most popular and widely-practiced of all holidays. Regardless of religious affiliation, 9 out of 10 people celebrate some form of Christmas.
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!
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.
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.
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