Is Halloween getting a little out of control? Do you love or hate Halloween? Check out this article for great ideas about how you can maximize the fun and minimize the frightful aspects of Halloween in your family.
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How do we handle the hyped-up but somewhat meaningless holiday of Halloween? Saren shares what works for her family when it comes to costumes, pumpkins, sugar, parties, and scary but not-too-scary books and movies.
In this week’s encore episode, Saren interviews her sister Saydi about the simple, kid-friendly Christ-centered Easter activities she does with her family each year. Gathering ideas from many sources, Saydi has created a plan for how families can celebrate Christ’s miracles, teachings, Atonement, death and resurrection in tangible and beautiful ways .
I think having a totally stress-free holiday as The Mother is completely unrealistic. I don’t expect perfection, but these are a few of the strategies I’m going to employ over the next few days so that I can experience as little stress as possible on the big day.
How can we enbrace the fun of elves and Santa and gifts while helping our children understand the real meaning of Christmas? This episode is full of simple but powerful ideas for traditions that can bring the magic AND infuse more meaning.
Great ideas for your best Christmas ever.
This is the Loosli family’s traditional Halloween dinner. It is really quick and easy to make and is the perfect thing to feed your little super heroes and princesses before they head out to trick or treat!
A couple years back, we had a do-it-yourself Halloween. By that, I don’t mean that I got all crafty with Pinterest-inspired stuff. I mean the kids did it THEMSELVES. And it worked out just great. We’re going for the same approach this year!
Traditions can be such a powerful part of this season! What is your favorite family tradition and why do you choose to carry it on? Check out some inital thoughts here and then share your answer in the comments.
In this episode, Power of Families Founder, Saren, and her sister Saydi share their favorite Thanksgiving and Christmas memories and traditions and offer principles to guide you as you create unique traditions for your family. (Spoiler alert – the traditions that are beautiful to your family may not be Pinterest-worthy – but it’s the FEELING that counts!)
Every year our family does the 12 Days of Christmas. We choose a family that is in need of some added Christmas cheer and we secretly deliver gifts every night before Christmas.As much as I love this tradition, and highly recommend it to your family, I really want to add more giving in simple ways to our Christmas season.
With the holidays right around the corner, Saren and April offer great ideas to help you figure out what events and activities are most important for YOUR family and plan how to get things done in an efficient and stress-free way.