Reminding The Kids that Christmas (and Life!) is Not Just About Them!
I really want my kids to grow up knowing that they are incredibly privileged even just by way of having a roof over their head, food in the cupboard and a family that loves them and can be there for them and that they thereby have a responsibility to do what they can for people who aren’t so lucky. As such, each year before Christmas we get the kids to: a) donate a good chunk of their toys to local op shops; and b) do something that’s not about THEM! (Note, no moral highgrou