8 Great Ways Moms Can Prep for Christmas

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Eight steps to take to prep for Christmas. Get your gifts organized, get the Christmas spirit in your home, decorating your tree, teaching about Jesus Christ, decorating your home intentionally, what to do about Santa, and balancing family members.

Eight steps to take to prep for Christmas. Get your gifts organized, get the Christmas spirit in your home, decorating your tree, teaching about Jesus Christ, decorating your home intentionally, what to do about Santa, and balancing family members.

Christmas is coming and with it a variety of new things to think about. I have some posts to help you out with unique things you will face, from striving to keep the Christmas spirit in your home to striving to keep the peace at family gatherings ;).

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How to organize gifts for Christmas

You know I love to organize. Here is how I choose what gifts to get and how I organize it all. It includes FREE printables!

How to keep the Christmas Spirit

Many of us have concern for how to keep the Christmas spirit in our homes. Here are some ideas to help you focus on the reason for the season. 

Christmas spirit

Before we can really keep that spirit, we have to identify why there is that spirit to strive to keep. Here are five ways to teach the reason for the season.

How to baby proof your Christmas tree

Are you having troubles with Christmas tree touching? Here is a post to help you figure out how to keep the ornaments on the bottom half of your tree.

How to focus on Christ through the year

Christmas is a great time to focus on Jesus Christ, but it isn’t the only time. Here are some ways to teach about him year round

Christmas symbols

One night, I woke in the middle of the night with this poem in my head. I couldn’t get it out and so I wrote the ideas down. This poem speaks of the symbols of Christmas.

Should you do Santa?

Are you feeling conflicted about Santa? Here is a guest post from Gary Ezzo sharing his thoughts on the dilemma. 

Of course with the many holidays and the visiting of family comes the well-intentioned but often difficult comments that come your way. There are also differences of opinion on what is best for your child. Here are some tips for dealing with the difficult family members

Now, Christmas brings with it other facets that impact life. One is travel. I have a lot of posts on travel:

Disruptions

Driving

Flying

General Tips

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Valerie, also known as The Babywise Mom, is the mother to four children. She has been blogging on Babywise and general parenting since 2007. She has a degree in technical writing and loves using those skills to help parents be the best parents they can be! Read her book, The Babywise Mom Nap Guide, to get help on sleep from birth through the preschool years. You can also find her writing at Babywise.life, Today Parenting, and Her View From Home. Read more about Valerie and her family on the About page. Follow her on FacebookPinterest, and Instagram for more tips and helps.

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