As the holidays quickly approach, it can be nice to give a little gift to those special people that matter in your life outside the typical family and friends. Finding the perfect gift for teachers, coaches, neighbors, etc., can be a real challenge. Depending on the number of people you want to give a gift to, this can be an expensive task as well. To keep things reasonable, consider a homemade gift that the kids can help you make. By involving the kids in the creation of the gift, they will be extra excited to share something they’ve made with the people that matter to them.
Crowds, traffic, in-laws, extra bills to pay - no wonder the holidays stress so many people out. If you are one of these people, you are not alone. According to some reports, up to 90 per cent of all adults become stressed about at least one aspect of the holidays. And the holidays are especially stressful for women, who typically shoulder the brunt of the scheduling, planning, shopping and cooking each year.
Ah, it’s time for my favorite holiday: Mother’s Day! I always feel relaxed and pampered on this one day of the year, and I definitely milk it and enjoy it. Here are some ideas for Mother’s Day traditions you might like to see in your house this year - or any year!
Fathers play a significant part in children’s lives. They influence children’s self-esteem and school performance, are important role models and among other meaningful roles, make fun-loving playmates. Father’s Day is just around the corner so don’t be caught scrambling for the perfect way to show you care.
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