Tag Archives: Christmas

We Do Not Celebrate Christmas Like Most Folks


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | December 17, 2014 My husband grew up with his aunt and uncle who were Jehovah’s Witnesses so Christmases for us were strained at best. Finally, when my girls were two and five we decided to … Continue reading

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Gratitude Paradox: Teaching What Works


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | November 26, 2014 Halloween is when the first inklings of holiday music appear but Thanksgiving is the true ready-set-go that unleashes the December frenzy. Many parents feel powerless to do anything but go with the … Continue reading

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How We Ended the Commercial Pressures


Stress and the holidays go hand in hand like cookies and milk. Jingly music appears in commercials long before Black Friday hits and the Windows chime sounds on Cyber Monday. Before long, it’s enough to send your wallet through the … Continue reading

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We Don’t Celebrate Christmas at Our House


My husband grew up with his aunt and uncle who were Jehovah’s Witnesses so Christmases were strained at best. Finally, when my girls were two and five we decided to stop exchanging gifts and cards to celebrate the holiday. My … Continue reading

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