Holidays

Very Merry

Each Christmas with no baby is harder and harder.  I was really struggling with this, between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year.  I decided to just grab the holiday by the front of its shirt and give it a good hard shake.  “Listen, Christmas,” I said.  “Get it together.  I want Read more…

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Holidays

Comfort and Joy

I was really impressed with this idea from the Urban Ministries of Durham.  They run the homeless shelter and a number of services for families, and as a fundraiser this year they offered the opportunity to “sponsor” items at the shelter – like when major patrons sponsor a sports stadium, Read more…

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A Christmas Carol

A skittered (ie, quickly edited into skit-form) version of the great Dickens classic…  with hats! We put together quick scripts and a costume box at work to make exam week a little bit merrier.  Some plastic chains left over from a Halloween decoration, an electric candle stuck in a cardboard Read more…

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Christmas Train

Last year’s trip to the Christmas Train at the children’s museum…  looking forward to another visit soon.  It’s getting to be that time of year…   The tiny trains run through three or four rooms!  The tracks all twist over and under each other, some down at knee level where Read more…

By Rebecca, ago