It’s already time for my twelfth installment of my the way I view project! The topic this month is the holidays.
When I went looking for pictures to share this month I thought I’d share some cute kid crafts, ie:
(Our countdown to Christmas project).
If that fell through I figured I’d find some cute kid antics to share, like Quinn’s (age 7) impassioned note to Santa:
(I “bleef” [beleive] in you Santa)
But the truth is that the holidays, to me, are all about the lights. I cling to Christmas as a reminder that there is light in darkness. Even in midwinter there is light: if the world is dark we make our own light. If you ask me, we should keep our holiday lights up until spring brings the light back. So I view the holidays lit by strings of lights.
Marching in the local parade of lights:
We went to Zoolights twice this year, once by ourselves and once with my parents, sister and family:
Kieran (4.5) has developed a cheesy smile for the camera
The kids were obsessed with the towers of flame set up to light/heat up the concessions:
(My dad and nephew)
Quinn is a cassowary
And, of course, decorating the tree:
Now head over to Barb’s blog to see how she views the holidays!