How To Enjoy Christmas With Your Family
Hurray….. It’s Christmas again. There are several ways you can make the Christmas celebration with your family special this year. It could be by decorating a Christmas tree together, engaging in your usual family Christmas traditions, or going out of your way to being a blessing to others.
All that matters is that you share your love with those around you and let the light of this love make the season even more magical.
Christmas is celebrated on the 25th of December as a holiday marking the birth of Christ. There are so many ways you can make your Christmas wonderful and memorable. One of them is by engaging in Family Christmas traditions.
Family Christmas Traditions
Many families have traditions that they practice during the Christmas season to make it special. The following are my family Christmas traditions that make the season a memorable one for me and my family.
1. Decorate Christmas Trees
Doing things together can be fun that is why we love to decorate Christmas trees together and sing Christmas songs while doing this.
2. Go For Christmas Carol
We enjoy going for carols during this season as it sets us in the mood for Christmas.
3. Have Family Discussions/Tell Stories
During this season, we also enjoy sitting together as a family and telling stories. Usually, my husband and I or my parents if they are around tell these stories and we love to do this in the evenings.
Another thing we could do as an alternative to telling stories is discussing trending topics. This is always interesting as everyone has the opportunity to voice their opinion.
4. Take Family Pictures And Make Videos
One of the ways one can remember times, seasons, and people is by taking pictures. That is why during Christmas we chose to save the wonderful memories of the season by taking family pictures. We could also make videos.
5. Check Out Outdoor Christmas Decorations
This is usually done the night before Christmas. We drive around hoping to find the house with the best Christmas decoration. We do this for fun.
6. Cook Together
We cook delicious meals on Christmas day and share with neighbors, friends, and family.
7. Watch Movies
Watching Netflix movies during this season is one of the ways we entertain ourselves.
8. Share Gifts
The day after Christmas, we love to share gifts with others. It is our way of saying to each other “you are special and I appreciate you “.For a proper guide on Christmas gift ideas, read my blog post titled Best Christmas Gift Ideas For Those You Care About.
How To Celebrate Christmas
Christmas is a special season and should be celebrated as such. The following are the ideal ways I feel Christmas should be celebrated.
1. Help Those In Need
Share the love of Christmas to others this season by helping the less privileged people around you.
2. Avoid The rush
Don’t shop two days before Christmas rather start shopping early to get the best.
3. Connect With All
Make connections not just with family but with old and new friends.
4. Enjoy The Season
Keep your mind and heart focused on the essence of Christmas which is sharing love and hope with the world.
Why Is Christmas Important
The name Christmas comes from the name “Christ-mass” or “communion of Eucharist” this is a mass that is held in honor of Christ’s birth. And it is held on the 25th day of December of every year. Christmas is important because it does the following:
- The holiday gives people the opportunity to visit, relax, and share with friends and family.
- It is a symbolic period that represents the birth of Jesus Christ.
Christmas is about sharing love and hope however we can. Make this season even more meaningful by being a blessing to your world.