A Christmas Bonus from the Savvy Homeschool Moms (Ep #66, 12/23/18)

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A Bonus Christmas from the Savvy Homeschool Moms

(To those that celebrate)…a special gift for you!!

And if you don’t celebrate…A special treat for you too!! 
Many of the things discussed can work on non-holiday occasions too!

The Moms discuss how they like to de-stress during the holiday season, and share some of their family’s holiday traditions.

Watch a favorite Christmas movie: (as needed, or 1 or 2 nightly!)

  • Charlie Brown Christmas
  • Rudolph
  • Year Without a Santa Claus
  • Elf
  • Santa Claus is Coming to Town
  • It’s a Wonderful Life
  • Miracle on 34th St (original black/white)
  • A Christmas Story (Peter Bilingsley)
  • Scrooge (the musical with Albert Finney)
  • Frosty the Snowman
  • The Santa Clause (all 3)
  • Christmas Chronicles (new favorite)
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol
  • The Polar Express
  • White Christmas
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas (original)
  • One Magic Christmas

Listen to favorite Christmas music:

  • John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together
  • The Kingston Trio: The Last Month of the Year
  • A Very Special Christmas 1 & 2
  • Glee Christmas albums
  • Manheim Steamroller Christmas albums
  • Christmas with the Rat Pack
  • Putumayo’s Christmas Around the World
  • Celtic Christmas
  • The Stars Come Out for Christmas
  • Amy Grant: Home for Christmas
  • Elmo & Patsy: Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (the whole album!)

Other ideas this episode:

  • Eat comfort foods (Tina likes a piece of fudge at the bottom of her bowl of popcorn, a family tradition, Beckie likes hot cocoa.)
  • Go see Christmas lights.
  • Go for a drive in the country/visit nature.

What’s your favorite way of de-stressing? Let us know in the comments below!

And from our families to yours, we wish you all

This episode is sponsored by:

Moving Beyond the Page – homeschool curriculum for hands-on, creative, and gifted learners. Learn more at www.movingbeyondthepage.com.

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