Keeping Poinsettias Alive and Thriving After the Holidays

Keeping Poinsettias Alive and Thriving After the Holidays

Poinsettias are one of the traditional holiday plants during December. Their beautiful red, pink, white, gold and variegated blooms decorate many homes, businesses, and churches. Dr. Joel Robert Poinsett brought these plants to America in 1828, and they have grown to be a symbol of Christmas around the world. Every year thousands, maybe millions of… Read More

Ideas for Easy Holiday Decorations

Simple Holiday Decorations

Decorating for the holidays, for most people, is very special. In some families, decorations are saved and handed down year after year bringing with them happy memories of holidays past. For most, even those with past treasures, decorating with new ideas is part of the joy of the season. Stores of many kinds will feature… Read More

Have a Safe Holiday

Have a Safe Holiday

Holidays are some of the best times of the year, and November and December are both months when holidays are particularly important. Thanksgiving quickly followed by Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanza are times when many families get together and when many homes are filled with decorations and holiday cooking. While all of this celebration is exciting… Read More

Activities for Young Children

Activities for Young Children Part four: in your community

Acquainting young children with their community, both people wise and activity-wise, goes a long way in helping youngsters with positive social interactions and the appreciation of materials and events not usually found at home. In this final blog of the series exploring ways to provide healthy and fun activities for young children, we look at… Read More