This is the time of year when we all start to thinks about being thankful. It is the time when we reflect on the past year and consider where we want to go in our lives in the upcoming one. How have you helped your children be thankful for all they are blessed with?
The years will fly by, I know right now you can’t believe that. But I am telling you as I sit on the other side of parenting, eighteen years in, that they will. Each year picks up speed. Life has a momentum that you cannot imagine today, in the early years when a day lasts an eternity.
For Veterans Day, we teach you to make some felt pennants for a parade, or maybe to hang on your door or stick in your front lawn as a way to say thank you for all who have served honorably in the military. You could even give these out to all the Veterans you know.
When I read The Five Love Languages of Children years ago it truly revolutionized the way I parented my children. I remember there were several moments while reading when a light bulb would go off and I wanted to smack myself on the forehead for missing what seemed, in retrospect, so obvious. Rereading the book this time I was struck by how much I had forgotten
Because of Hurricane Sandy, this #GivingTuesday edition is an extra special edition. It focuses on how to help citizens and businesses affected by Hurricane Sandy. Really, most of the resources I have listed are ones that can be used by you to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy all along the Eastern Coast.