I wish there are family celebrations in every home, especially with Christmas and New Year’s just round the corner.
It’s during the family celebrations that every family member gets the warmth of love and affection, and there is peace and harmony among all.
Celebration of festivities is the source of joy and happiness that light up our life otherwise gloomed by the traumas and tribulations of daily life.
Holidays are the perfect time to be together as a family and bond with each other. These are the times when children learn the family values and experience the traditions.
They get a sense of identity, a sense of security, and feeling of closeness that is sometimes amiss in the daily hectic and busy life.
And family celebrations do you good too. You lose stress, gain confidence, your spirits rise high and you drop the defensive mental guard to be free.
Relaxing, refreshing, and recharging – what else do you plan doing in these holidays?
You’ve family traditions just for this purpose as they help celebrate the family get-together in the true sense.
Almost every family has its own traditions for family celebrations. I have mine and similarly, you must be having your ways of enjoying your family celebrations.
In every culture there are fun and exciting ways for the kids and the adults as well to make the best of the holidays.
Like, if you’re going to be indoors, you can play some games together or share doing things together like cook some goodies.
And if you’re celebrating the holidays with your extended family, then it’s a great time to view old family home movies and photographs and revive the nostalgic memories.
When you get tired of being indoors, you take your family celebrations outdoors and go together for a hike in the woods, enjoy a picnic, go skiing, or do anything to do with nature.
This post is not about telling you what to do to make the best of your family celebrations. It’s about getting to know how you celebrate with your family in the holidays.
No matter what corner of the world, family festivities have a special significance in our life.
Today, I give you the opportunity to share your family celebrations with everyone on this platform so that we can get to know each other better.
Enjoy your family celebrations during these much awaited holidays of Christmas and New Year’s. Being with your loved ones is the best gift you can give them.
Over to you –
So, tell me about your special family traditions for Christmas, New Year, or any other festival that you celebrate in the holidays. Just share your own way of enjoying the family celebrations with your family members in the comments below.
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Posted on: December 21st, 2012
Last Updated on: March 17th, 2015