In a season saturated with commercialism and consumerism, it’s easy to lose the meaning of Christmas. Children make never-ending lists of toy requests, and parents are swamped with seasonal obligations, activities, party preparations, gift-buying, and more. We incorporate traditions like trips to Christmas tree farms, cookie baking, and evening drives to gaze at dazzling arrays of Christmas lights strung across awnings.
One way to add a layer of richness to the Christmas season is implementing a Christmas tradition that focuses on making a difference in the life of someone who is in need. This list of ideas offers practical ways to involve everyone in the family in making someone else’s holiday brighter, because, after all, isn’t this really what Christmas is about?
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