Holidays are filled with fun, family and gifts. It is a time that most of us look forward to. We all have our lists of items we would like to receive as well as the list of items we want to give. But what if we were to think outside the box. Nurture My Child’s article about “Experience Gifts” might be something to consider.
“We are drowning in “stuff.” According to the LA Times, the average American home has over 300,000 items in it, and at least one in ten Americans uses a storage unit. Our culture is stuck in the perpetual cycle of “more equals better” – more clothes, more toys, and more household goods. Still not convinced? Consider this statistic: the US has 3% of the world’s children, yet 40% of the world’s toys. We’ll let that sink in for a moment. A lot of us are reporting rising rates of anxiety, and clutter might be a contributing factor. Here’s yet another great reason to cut it!” ...
To read more go to: https://www.nurturemychild.com/blog.asp?akc=150
Charis Hills’ Family Camp is March 16-18, 2018. This is a great opportunity for families who have a child with Autism or ADHD to come together for a weekend full of fun. Each cabin can sleep 12, so you could bring extend family as well. Go to http://www.charishills.org and click on the tab “Parents” to get more information.
Rand and Colleen Southard
& the Charis Hills staff