Skip Nav
Tweens and Teens
What Happened When I Didn't Hold My Son to the Same Standards as My Daughters
Halloween
30 Insanely Creative Kid-Friendly No-Carve Pumpkins
Star Wars
The 12 Coolest Star Wars Toys For Your Little Jedi — Right in Time For the Holidays

Family Ties: Focus More on Presence and Less on Presents

As wee ones sit around and write up their letters to Santa, mommy might want to take a moment and think about what experiences she can give her child instead of toys. While a few presents will certainly make for a nice Grinchless morning, it is rarely the bevvy of presents that withstands the test of time. Memories, on the other hand, will last a lifetime. Instead of spending countless hours searching for the Zhu Zhu Pet, take that time and create moments that youngsters will cherish forever. Whether it's decorating a tree, hanging lights, making cookies, singing together, spinning dreidels or volunteering, kiddos will appreciate the family time and the traditions that will be born from it.

What traditions do you plan on sharing this holiday season?

Image Source: Getty
Huda Beauty Winter Solstice Collection | Winter 2017
Holiday Dresses on Amazon
Unicorn Gifts
Gift Guide For 2-Year-Olds
From Our Partners
Latest Moms
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds