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December 15 2018

Kindful Kids Weekly

Quote of the Week

"For it is in giving that we recieve" - St. Francis of Asisi

5 Ways To Teach Your Kids The Art Of Giving This Christmas

Simplicity infuses family life with countless benefits. It’s a powerful tool to show our kids unconditional love, strengthen our parent-child connection and make us happy. Festivals and occasions like Thanksgiving & Christmas, by default, bring a certain pause in our day to day routine that catches us by the collar and invites us to show up for what  matters most. It allows us to recalibrate the way forward for ourselves, for our families and for our shared humanity. This article very beautifully shares ideas and practical tips for incorporating simplicity into modern family life. [read more]

Reading Corner

Title: Construction Site on Christmas Night
By: Sherri Duskey Rinker
Ages: 2-5

“Construction toys and construction joys: The trucks are gearing up for Christmas by building a special gift! But, there's a surprise waiting for each of them, too! Presents await for Excavator, Bulldozer, Crane, Dump Truck, and Cement Mixer as each finishes their part of this big, important job and rolls off to a sweet and sleepy goodnight." - Publishers

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Be The Change

With the excitement of the holidays around the corner and Christmas lights hanging by our windows and in our neighborhoods, let's make this holiday season extra special. With helpful tips in the article, try out a few ways that you and your family can bring in the lives of people all around, simple ways of expressing joy that truly reflect the spirit of the season.


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