We all want to have a joyous time with our families at Christmas. There is something really special about being surrounded by loved ones during the holidays. And children need these special times to feel a part of a group. The Christmas season is a great opportunity to give your children a sense of belonging.
Unfortunately, Christmas has been overtaken by commercialism and worldly traditions that have nothing to do with the true reason for the season. It’s interesting that you can watch movies made for the Christmas season that try to show a message of how materialism is not what is important… but many times they still miss the point. They still do not make it about Christ and His birth.
Today we will talk about different ways to be sure we are helping our children focus on the real reason for the season and how to use these kinds of special occasions to boost their feeling of family and their desire to keep those family connections strong.
So let’s start with some things that would be beneficial to teach our children about Christmas.