The great thing about the holiday season -- besides the gifts! Holiday traditions are important in every family, regardless of religion or how you choose to observe the holiday season. They provide meaningful and cherished lifelong memories and more so, an opportunity to spend quality time together. Family traditions can be as simple as you make them; they can be a Christmas Eve family game night by the fire, preparing a holiday meal as a family, saying grace or even a Sunday spent together helping others at the neighborhood food bank or soup kitchen. Below we've included some of our absolute favorite ideas and fun activities for spending the holiday season together as a family. We hope that this year's holidays brings your family much joy, love and overall plenty of fantastic shared meals and treasured gifts!
The best ever Christmas movie quotes
Home | Teen Christmas
Do you know someone who could do with a Christmas Survival Kit? After all, surviving the holiday season can be tough! Here's a gift that's easy to put together and is bound to be appreciated. I know I'd love to receive it! Except maybe the slimfast.
Until this happens, we all have to learn how to survive the sternest test of peace and good will at Christmas - the family. The festive season means different things to different family members. If you want to get on with them, you have to understand what Christmas means to them:. Mothers Christmas for mothers is punishment for not having worked hard enough for the rest of the year. It's a wonderful relaxing time that combines school holidays, relentless shopping, spring cleaning, children's party, redecoration, mass catering, family visits, incessant travel and marital breakdown.
Christmas is a magical and exciting time but for many children with autism and other SEN, the festive period can be anything but wonderful. Keeping to the same familiar routines as much as possible, even on Christmas Day, can be key to helping things run more smoothly. There are no rules to say things have to be done a certain way so do whatever suits your family best. Flashing lights, glittery objects and jingling bells all around the house are natural triggers for sensory overload.