Creating Holiday Rituals

Presents are great, but strong family traditions will create memories for years to come.

Family traditions can include exchanging presents
Children between the ages of three and five thrive on the rituals of life, and there's no better time than the upcoming holiday season to create satisfying family traditions. These sorts of rituals give children a framework, security, and structure. As anyone who tells a child he must wait for even a short amount of time knows, preschoolers do not have the same sense of time as adults. Children have little sense of a minute, much less an hour. Even ...

It’s not the gifts they’ll remember, but the family traditions.


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