For the first time last year we implemented random acts of kindness as part of our advent activities and do you know what happened? 2013 became one of my favourite Christmas seasons thanks to our little advent calendar. We made memories with the kids and we felt good about what we were doing (and teaching them). It is all to easy to get absorbed in ourselves in what is so well known as 'the silly season'. In our house we now use our advent calendar as an opportunity to remind ourselves to be there for others. These activities don't need to be expensive - it's the thought that counts! If you are joining in this Christmas I would love you to post your pictures to our Facebook page. I'd enjoy nothing more than seeing happy memories made amongst the chaos of December.
Here are our activities for 2014 -