Christmas

Advent Calendar Activity Ideas

Candy Cane Fun

Who doesn’t love eating candy canes this time of year(or anytime really)? So why not have some Candy Cane Fun?

The Legend

The Candy Cane originated in Germany, about 300 years ago, as a white sugar stick.  The legend goes there once was a choirmaster at Cologne Cathedral who handed these sugar sticks out to the children. This was his way of keeping them quiet during the Christmas Eve Service.  In order to justify giving the children candy, the choirmaster  (more…)

Breath, Step Back, and Focus on Christ

With Christmas upon us I’m sure I’m not the only homeschooling mom who feels stress and anxiety creeping in. Christmas is such a wonderful time full of opportunities to be a blessing to others!  I have determined that I will not let stress and anxiety get the best of me this year.

Instead, I plan to breathe, step back, and focus on Christ.

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