An activity-based family advent calendar is a great way to slow down. In addition, it helps us focus on sharing kindness and joy. As the holidays approach, we can be overwhelmed with finding those “perfect” presents. Download Zulily’s family advent calendar to help balance the wanting and buying with 25 sweet, simple acts of giving.
Sometimes a handwritten letter or card is just the thing to lift someone’s spirits. Letter writing benefits the sender as you organize your thoughts to share with another person. Letters are personal. Letters make you slow down and think about what you want to say. And they can be saved to read again and again. Even in our modern age of smart phones and social media, everyone from homeschooled kids to busy adults can enjoy writing a letter.