Helping children learn the value of holiday gifts
Last updated 12/18/2008 at Noon
This holiday season will be a financial challenge for many families. But while the shaky economy has moms and dads paying closer attention to holiday costs, kids are still be being buried by the barrage of advertising for toys and games they “just can’t live without.”
Helping kids successfully navigate the holiday “buy, buy, buy!” season requires more than simply saying “no.”
Keeping the holidays special, memorable and enjoyable means redirecting their enthusiasm and energies beyond all the hottest toys and into areas that will help generate warm, long-lasting memories.