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Low Cost, High Affection Holiday Gift Ideas

470534371_4a4225aeb0_m1Make a family “communication” box.  Find a small box and put trinkets in there that will communicate feelings.  A band aid can mean “I am hurting”, a Kleenex can mean “I need a good cry”.  A candy heart for “I need love”.  A small lifesaver can symbolize “I am feeling overwhelmed.”  A place card can mean “I need a favor”.  Put the box in a place where all can see it every day.  When someone needs any one of these emotional needs met, they just lay out the symbol for others in the family to see.

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December 22, 2008 Posted by | communication, family communication, family holidays, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Tip of the Week, December 22, 2008

As we struggle with shopping lists and invitations, compounded by December’s bad weather, it is good to be reminded that there are people in our lives who are worth this aggravation, and people to whom we are worth the same. – Donald E. Westlake

December 22, 2008 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment