The biggest packages under the tree might make your kids' eyes pop, but sometimes the gifts inside the tiniest boxes win the holiday. Just in time for Christmas, we have brought back some favorites and added some new suggestions for the little toys and charms that make our kid.... read more
When we think of the people to whom we want to give gifts this holiday season, no one is higher on the list than our children’s teachers.Our kids adore them. They nurture and guide our children every day. They work so hard and earn too little. We want to show them our apprec.... read more
A lot of the joy of the holidays is anticipating all of the special things we do at this time of year. So let's savor all of these rituals we enjoy with our children before, during, and after they happen! Here are the ones we and our kids have been looking forward to most: 1.... read more
It's the holidays! Time to shop, eat, celebrate with the family, and break out the music! Although this time of year is one of the busiest and most stressful, it is also an excellent occasion to experience the abundance of music that's out there during the holiday sea.... read more
Hanukkah is an especially welcoming holiday to celebrate as a family, no matter what your faith or tradition. It offers a historical tale of struggle, an eye-popping twist of magic, a child-friendly game to win chocolate, a counting exercise, and an excuse to munch on latk.... read more
We at the Savvy Source struggle to keep the holidays distinct (and therefore discernible) to our preschoolers. We struggle mightily against the big blur that the holidays can become, and sometimes, like this year, the calendar makes our struggle pointless (Thanksgivukkah, anyo.... read more
Hanukkah is almost here. If you haven't started already now is the time to get organized, get ready, get the story straight, get your dreidel-spinning skills in shape, and get excited for the Festival of Lights. To help you on your way are a few of our favorite Hanukkah.... read more
It's almost the first day of 2013. Can you believe it? In our pre-kid life, we probably would have spent the day lounging (and recovering) on the sofa, watching football and waiting for the black-eyed peas to finish. These days, though, we have little feet and hands begging us.... read more
We all know just how impossible it is to find a babysitter on New Year's Eve. And we also know just how impossible it is for the little ones to stay up far past their bedtimes, much less til midnight. So does life with young children mean an end to New Year's Eve fun? .... read more
At this dark time of year, we can't get enough of celebrating light. Today marks the beginning of Kwanzaa, another occasion for bringing families together by candlelight.Our focus on the creation and nurturing of family rituals this month makes us especially interested in the.... read more
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