As parents of young children, we have so much to be thankful for. We may not feel thankful every single second, especially during the tired and cranky seconds, but every day with children offers countless small moments of grace. So, this Thanksgiving, let's count at least a fe.... 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
Parents spend a lot of time reminding their children to say please and thank you. “What do you say?” is one those refrains we never thought we’d hear ourselves say…and yet, we say it all the time.But what about the flip side? How often do we remind ourselves to express.... 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
Each family is unique. Different sets of values, morals, traditions and routines are what make us all special. But when we bring our children together, the one behavior they should all have in common is good manners. And with the holiday season quickly approaching, there is no.... read more
Happy Thanksgiving! Just because trees can't talk doesn't mean they won't appreciate a little love on this day where you show appreciation for people in your life. For Thanksgiving, here are five meaningful ways you can make a difference and show your children that nature shou.... read more
Thanksgiving is a special time of year. Squeezed between the sugar-filled chaos of Halloween and the frenzied pace of the winter holidays, it's a time to sit down, reflect, and enjoy time with those we love. (Unless you're making the turkey, of course!) Thanksgiving is also a .... read more
With lots of big family gatherings and meals ahead of us in the near future (who can believe that Thanksgiving is just a few days away?) now seems like a good time to teach our tots to set the table. Do any of you have memories of setting the family dinner table as a chil.... 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
Do you have Thanksgiving meal planning on your mind by any chance? Just a little bit? In between all the other thoughts that ordinarily compose your day, are you fretting about table decorations, seating arrangements, or what dishes you'll be contributing to the family table? .... read more
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