Parenting and Marriage Chronicles

10 ideas to overcome the winter blues.

It is only January 23rd and yet this winter seems to be dragging on forever...and ever, and ever. Dark, cold, grey, the three words that can turn any smile upside down. And there is still February to overcome. And March is not always friendly. The Winter Blues have set in and the countdown till Spring [...]

By | January 23rd, 2018|Family Journal, Musings and Reflections|0 Comments

Advent First- Santa Second! Keeping Christ in Christmas!

Christmas expectations in North America How can we possibly convince our children that Christmas is about the birth of Christ and not Santa, gifts and stressed-out parents? Our son has come to expect the Christmas tree to make an appearance with the first snow flake to hit the pavement. He associates winter and snow with [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|Faith & Coptic Traditions, Family Journal|4 Comments