Creative Advent Wreath Ideas to Brighten Your Holiday Season

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As the holiday season approaches, many of us start thinking about ways to add a festive touch to our homes. One of the most popular Advent traditions is the advent wreath, a beautiful arrangement of evergreens and candles that helps us count down the four weeks leading up to Christmas. Whether you’re looking for DIY … Read more

Catholic Advent Prayers – Advent Wreath Prayers & More

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As a Catholic, the Advent season holds a special significance in my spiritual journey. It is during this time that I reflect on the anticipation of the birth of Jesus, and the hope and joy that it brings to my life. One of the ways I deepen my connection with God during Advent is through … Read more

Advent Quotes for A Peaceful, Reflective Season

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As the holiday season approaches, it’s essential to take a moment to pause and reflect on the true meaning of Advent. Amidst the rush and busyness of the season, it’s easy to lose sight of the significance of this time of year. That’s why I’ve put together a collection of Advent quotes that will inspire … Read more

Festive Fun: Top Advent Ideas for Families to Celebrate

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The holiday season is the perfect time for families to bond over festive activities and create lasting memories. With Advent just around the corner, it’s time to start planning how to make each day leading up to Christmas special for you and your loved ones. This article will provide you with a range of advent … Read more

Advent Bible Verses to Prepare Your Heart for the Season

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As we approach the Christmas season, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of shopping, decorating, and parties. However, the true meaning of the season lies in the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. Advent, the season leading up to Christmas, is a time of reflection, repentance, and anticipation of … Read more

What is Advent? – Complete Guide to Advent Traditions and Practices

Greetings! Today, I am excited to delve into the beautiful and meaningful season of Advent. As we approach Christmas, Advent provides us with a time of expectant waiting and joyful preparation for the coming of Christ. So, what exactly is Advent and what does it mean for Christians around the world? When I became Catholic, … Read more

20 Family Christmas Traditions Great for Kids (2023)

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holiday season is filled with family fun, tradition, and joy. It can also be a bittersweet season, as the colder weather roles in and many are missing loved ones they’ve lost.  That’s what makes December the ideal time to adopt some new traditions. Focusing on connection, … Read more

21 Adorable Indoor Date Ideas for Couples

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Is the weather not cooperating with the outdoor date you had planned? Are you looking for indoor date ideas for you and yours? We’ve got you covered here with these 21 indoor date ideas for couples! Don’t overthink it; the most important part of a successful date is that you both have fun, and you … Read more

15 Best TV Shows for Young Children and Babies

Two kids watching some of the Best TV Shows for Young Children and Babies

If you’re a parent who’s raising young children, you probably understand how much of an impact media has on their development. It’s useful to know what music, books, and TV shows have the most age-appropriate, educational messages for growing minds. When it comes to TV shows, you might be nervous to expose your children to … Read more

28 Calming Activities for Kids

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If you have kids, or have simply been in the same room as one, you know how much energy they have! As a parent, it can be a hair-pulling, overwhelming experience to be on the clock for them 24/7. This is especially harrowing during summer break, when your kids are bored and antsy. You’re probably … Read more