With three precious gifts in hand he seeks Jesus–only to keep missing him.
After 33 years he finally finds him, on Easter Sunday.
Max is a young girl who just happens to have her birthday on Christmas- and she does not like it.
She also does not like her school assignment to write about Christmas.
Raising kids in this commercialized world is tough.
The story of Christ’s birth is turned into a full-length film in “The Nativity Story.” The movie can really help bring the beloved story to light for older children, but I recommend pre-screening it before showing it to younger children.But as I sat down to read my husband’s letter, my entire mood shifted.He talked about how grateful he was for our marriage and how excited he was to become a dad in the new year.The Grinch and Elf are favorites around here, but I’m always on the hunt for movies that incorporate the real reason behind it all. Join Buck Denver and his friends for a fun and unusual Christmas party.Everyone loves Christmas, but have you ever wondered why we celebrate the birth of Jesus by putting trees in our houses? And how did Santa Clause become a big part of Jesus’ birthday party anyway? Kruger is a lonely widower, played by Jimmy Stewart, who finds comfort through a group of carolers singing outside his window.But Jes helps Max to see how important God’s perfect gift to us was.The mayor and citizens of Trapper Falls, a small Alaskan town, are in a legal battle to keep the spirit and traditions of Christmas alive.One of my favorite Christmas traditions is reading a different Christmas story together before bed.We especially love to read by the lights of the Christmas tree. These stories are told from all different perspectives, some are silly and fun, which make them easily relatable Christmas stories for kids.And suddenly I was overwhelmed with love—Christ’s love for me. We didn’t have any presents to unwrap, but we had all of the greatest gifts already.Away on the other side of the world, away from the materialism and commercialism of Christmas, I found and felt the as you browse through them you’ll find the perfect traditions and activities to help bring your family closer together and closer to Christ. It might even be fun to save these ideas to your Christmas Pinterest Board and look through it every year, that way you could choose a new tradition (or two! I love decorating our home for holidays, but I often find it difficult to find Christ-centered decorations.