We are continuing 12 Days of Holiday Free Family Fun with our friends at ZiggityZoom. Our second guest blogger is Shari-Simpson-Cabelin of DustyEarthMother.com. Shari writes and rants in her rowdy red-haired way at “Earth Mother just means I’m dusty”, Aiming Low and NJ Mommy Poppins. You can also follow her over on Twitter at @DustyEarthMom.
When asked how she keeps her kids busy thinking about giving back during the holidays, Shari said:
I try very hard to keep my kids busy with thinking about giving back to others during the holidays: we are helping to wrap gifts at a food pantry, and making care packages for homeless kids. And it’s possible that a tiny bit of this is actually sinking it, as evidenced by my daughter’s funny letter to The Man in Red: “Dear Santa, please bring gifts to poor kids. And when you’re done, I’d like—“ and the list goes on and on, of course. Yes, maybe my kids won’t be winning any humanitarian awards any time soon, but at least they’re thinking about others! A little bit. A very little bit. Hey, I’ll take it.