Tis the season to be………stressed. The holidays should be a time of year filled with joy, laughter, and fun. However for many individuals headaches, stress, and depression dominate the holiday season. Remember the holidays are meant be enjoyed. Try these simple tips to avoid the drama and make the most of this season. 1) It […]
Turning Merry Greedmas into Merry Christmas!
Does anyone remember our grandparents or parents asking for a $600 PlayStation game console or a $1,500 robot dog (yes, they are out there – Google it)? I most certainly do not! So, why are parents now a days going deeper into debt to satisfy their children’s materialistic lifestyles? Well, if I had to place […]
True Meaning of Christmas
When we think of Christmas, immediately things like Santa Clause and decorating a Christmas tree come to our mind. However, the true meaning of Christmas is about love and giving. There are many ways we can give to our loved ones, friends, and community. We give to show our love and affection for everyone in […]
Traditions are longstanding beliefs and/or activities that are passed down from generation to generation. Now is the time of year that so many families are gathering to partake in some of their own holiday traditions. I remember as a kid gathering with my family at my grandmother’s house on Christmas Eve to spend time […]
Share the Gift this Christmas
Christmas is one of the most celebrated times of the year. It is a time where people travel from miles and miles to see their families and loved ones. Many will spend time with family and friends that they have not seen in quite some time. Let’s not forget, this is also a time where […]
The True Meaning of Christmas!!!
Many people have different beliefs as to what is the “True Meaning of Christmas.” Some consider this holiday to be man-made and therefore do not participate in the merriment of the season. And then you have those who believe in absolutely nothing. Growing up in a Christian home, the meaning of Christmas for me has […]
It’s A Wonderful Life!!!
As a family we have many traditions that we do during the holiday season. My children make out their list for Santa (sometimes I do too!), we bake cookies for our neighbors and friends, we put up our tree and decorations as a family, we give gifts to needy children and naturally shopping, there has […]
Holiday Spending and Marriage
One of the major subjects of marital strife is finances. Many struggle to get their finances in order because they overspend throughout the year, which in turn causes marital conflict and sometimes even leads to divorce. Likewise, the Christmas season can also become a time of such overspending. We all get wrapped up in buying […]