The holiday season is upon us again! Time for decorations, hot cocoa, family, and all of the many other good things associated with this magical time of year. Speaking of good things, nothing gets us more in the holiday spirit than a good book and some giggles. In honor of the holiday season, Red Apple Reading has compiled a list of 10 Christmas books that are sure to tickle your little one’s funny bone. Check these out!
What would you include in your parental job description? Very often we think in terms of how well we provide for our children when we consider what being a parent entails. As parents we want our kids to have the best of everything. While we know it is our job to provide for our children, we often fail to consider that it is equally important to raise grateful children. With Thanksgiving around the corner let’s take time to consider what we as parents can do to raise thankful kids.
There are many military themed holidays in May. Memorial Day is typically the best known of these and is celebrated on the last Monday of May. Armed Services Day falls on the 3rd Sunday of the month and was first celebrated in 1950 as a result of the armed forces being combined under a single agency. With the approach of these holidays, parents may wonder what they can do to teach their children more about the branches of the military, including how to honor them. Consider the following ideas when teaching children about the armed services.