I can’t believe December 1 just rolled by! And we did not forget to read How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Suess! Why, didn’t you know? December 1 is Grinch Day! And unlike every year, this year we are celebrating GrinchMAS!!During holidays I focus mostly on giving gifts that my children will love. The idea of Diwali, Christmas and many other festivals, we celebrate is not just gifts, it is never *just* the gifts actually. So this year forth, for every festival, I will try to focus on all the good we can do, small little acts of beautiful kindness, that will make the Grinch in others a wee bit happy.
I want to raise kind, empathetic kids – and I hope and pray I can do so by being kind to my own. This Christmas and the coming year my focus will be to be kind to my own and me.
And the Grinch, with his grinch-feet ice-cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling: ‘How could it be so? It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes or bags!’ And he puzzled three hours, till his puzzler was sore.
Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before!
‘Maybe Christmas,’ he thought, ‘doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!’
Check out Grow your Heart 3 Sizes site for great ideas, you will also find a PDF you can download on ‘How to host a GrinchMAS party’. And if you share your Child’s good deed, Random House will donate a book, how cool is that?
The activities are so easy that I am sure we can do this and more! I hope we can grow our hearts by 3 sizes! So are you going to have a GrinchMAS this year?