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Season's Greetings by Tobias Haglund

Simon sat at his desk. His boss Michael walked in.

”It’s approaching the holidays.”

”You mean Christmas?”

“No, we can’t say that.”

“Because we don’t want to offend other religions?” 591 more words

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A story about losing the Christmas spirit.

"Perhaps," the Grinch Said, "I've A Few Questions For You"

“Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store.”

What is it about Dr. Seuss’s classic tale that we all admire so much?

  • Do we secretly feel the same way the Grinch does?
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Wondering

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...

This is the theme running through my head right now, as I make lists, tick lists, write more lists, tick more, find a list written two weeks ago with something on it that I haven’t ticked yet, remember three more things I need to buy. 369 more words

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Season's Greetings by Tobias Haglund

Simon sat at his desk. His boss Michael walked in.

”It’s approaching the holidays.”

”You mean Christmas?”

“No, we can’t say that.”

“Because we don’t want to offend other religions?” 591 more words

All Stories

Oh God, Here We Go, Holiday Hell...

So I was feeling pretty good about the holidays.  Sure I didn’t do any cards yet, but that’s easy to crank out when you only have like 2 or 3 to do.   647 more words

Parent Resource: Observing Holidays as Cultural Celebrations in the Montessori Environment


“Sharing the holiday with other people, and feeling that you’re giving of yourself, gets you past all the commercialism.” ~Caroline Kennedy

Another great article provided by the North American Montessori Center, discussing the downfall of commercialism’s effect on holidays and how we need to foster a genuine interest and respect for all cultural celebrations in our children. 86 more words

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