Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Eid al-Fitr, Bodhi Day, or the winter solstice, holiday traditions are a fun way for families to bond and create fond memories together. The traditions you choose are limited only by your imagination in the way you and your family carry them out. The following are a few fun traditions to consider.
Let’s be real - Christmas is expensive! Sure, it’s festive and magical but between presents, food, decorations, travelling expenses (the list goes on and on), it can really break the bank. The good news? It doesn’t have to. Although you can dish out big dough on a number of local holiday activities, there are also many free and reasonably-priced excursions that are sure to get you and your kiddos in the holiday spirit for $10 or less.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Nope, not Christmas - Halloween! I have loved Halloween since I was a wee. Maybe it was the fact that you could go door to door and people would give you candy. I mean, that was good but for me, but it was the excitement of deciding who I wanted to be for Halloween and how I was going to make the costume with my mom (and winterize it for Canadian weather, of course). It is my absolute favorite time of the year because it is a time when kids of all ages can be anyone they like. It’s just so fun!
Before you start preparing that traditional breakfast in bed for dad on Father’s Day, consider some of these outings first. If dad is itching for an adventure this year, why not try one or even a few of these family activities? And don’t forget to snap photos of everyone enjoying special day because this is going to be his best Father’s Day yet!
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