Christmas is fast approaching. Blink, and it will be here! If you celebrate the season by giving gifts, you may be feeling a little pressure right now. Keep reading for ideas and an opportunity that may help relieve a bit of your stress….
5 Favorites Gifts
Homeschool moms are notorious for giving educational resources to their children at Christmas time. I’ve bought a few such items myself (with mixed responses from my sons depending upon what type of item I purchased.) I thought perhaps I could share with you a few of the gifts I’ve given that lit up their eyes:
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If you hold fast to the standards established by Philippians 4:8, it can be difficult to find a movie to watch that doesn’t violate your conscience. That’s why we love Time Changers. It’s engaging, enjoyable, and edifying! Although at first it might appear to be merely a simple and sweet story, ponder it and you’ll discover it conveys an incredibly profound truth!
This classic version of A Christmas Carol will always be our favorite. I can still remember being terrified by the door-knocker when I was a little girl. But this movie creates a good kind of fear — fear of wasting our lives chasing worldly riches to the neglect of those things near to the heart of God.
Watching The Nativity Story on Christmas Eve is a tradition in our house. It calibrates our hearts to receive the real gift of Christmas. Jesus came to rescue us from the corruption that eats at our souls and destroys relationships and causes all creation to groan. One day, He will wipe every tear….
A Wonderful Christmas Giveaway
If you’re feeling stressed about finances right now, my friend Sarah Avila invited Home School Adventure Co. to participate in a Christmas giveaway that might help. If you win, you’ll have $500 PayPal cash for Christmas shopping!
Several bloggers joined together to bring you this prize, so be sure to go through all the entries for the maximum chance to win $500!
The giveaway begins on Thursday, December 1st and ends on Saturday, December 10th 11:59pm EST. The winner will be notified by email shortly after the giveaway ends and will have 48 hours to respond to claim the prize or another winner will be drawn. You must have a Paypal account to win.
For a limited time, we’re celebrating motherhood with a special coupon and gift.
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