Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Giving Thanks

Traditions are a great way to remember and celebrate family and togetherness. Also, going back to this post.. children love familiarity. Family traditions are not only easy to do, but bring comfort and security to our little ones!

This year, we are going to start a new tradition for Thanksgiving (the only thing you need is a plain table cloth and a permanent marker). Every Thanksgiving each member of the family is going to write down what we are most thankful for and the date on the tablecloth. Even if your children can not write yet, you can write it down for them! (i.e. Maybe your 1 year old is thankful for bananas... Or your 3 year old is thankful for her teddy bear!) This tradition not only cultivates a heart of thankfulness in our children (and us!)... but will be a keepsake for years to come!

Whether it's the tablecloth or some other tradition, what a great way to celebrate Thanksgiving... to give thanks to our Father in heaven who has poured out His blessings upon us!

Happy Thanksgiving!!