Please do not give if you expect anything in return is my main theme to my children whether it be Christmas or All year long.
When they were younger they gave the gift of themselves by going to nursing homes / retirement homes ones that the Living were not visited much by Family or had any Family and the kids would bring with them a pad and pen and sit and ask questions " what was your favorite Christmas " and ask them if they had any questions of themselves.
We always have told them the most precious Gift of All is the word TIME I explained that when you want to spend Time with Mom she lights up inside and out as she knows those precious moments of Time she will never get back but those moments were the absolute best in her Life
Our children have never suffered for anything and they have always seen us give to those less fortunate ( as my wife was brought up poor which they know some of it) and by seeing us give even when we are pretty tight and they do not always get what they want. They have told us I am glad you gave to these people we do not really need all this stuff and then look at you and say well maybe.................
I do not know if this tells of teaching children the gift of giving but it brings back found memories. Our children are spread all over with one on the other side of the world she is 27 now and this will be Our second Christmas without her.
We have to put one more thing in with two of the Children one Book stands out the most and they have never
forgotten it and it is " The Giving Tree " they understood it as not a sacrifice but a Giving of unconditional Love.
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