His Birth Means No Death

Dealing with loss during the holidays can be really emotionally draining. Dealing with shorter day light can make everything worse. So many of us struggle with holiday depression or seasonal affective disorder. Now I’ve written about this in the past because this is something that I’ve been dealing with for the past few years.Read More »

Being Present Beyond the Presents

In this holiday season, it’s easy to focus on the wrong things and not the reason for the season. There is so much temptation in focusing on the present and the stress of planning a holiday gathering. Here I would like to give you ideas on how to stay focused and present in your celebration of Christmas. Read More »

15 Christmas Traditions for the Family

I remember so much from when I was a kid especially the times during the holidays. It brought me great joy to just be like it does many children. I think the things that made it so special were the traditions that surrounded the days. When I think about the kids that didn’t have it like this, it makes me truly upset. I will share some traditions I enjoyed along with ones that you can do as well. Most of these are free too!!!Read More »

Handling Holiday Depression

holiday depression

Holiday depression is something that’s becoming more and more common, unfortunately, and it needs to be talked about. The rate of suicide goes substantially up around this time of year. Christmas is supposed to be a happy time of the year! We celebrate Jesus’ birth! But how? We celebrate by being with family and friends. Well, what if you just lost a loved one or Read More »