Four-Year-Old’s Perspective Of Giving Thanks For Thanksgiving : The Saturday Weekend Review #264

ALL IT TAKES IS THE WORDS OF A CHILD TO CHANGE EVERYTHING   Thanksgiving day is upon us and this year our little guy is starting to ask more questions than he ever has. “I’m thankful for my family”, was how our son responded when we asked him what he did in school today while we were walking home. As Mrs. CBB looked over at me we both knew that his JK teacher must have talked about Thanksgiving with the students and asked them each what they were thankful for. Thanksgiving words always enhance the way I feel but you know as well as I do that this should be an everyday thing, not just once a year. To say that we were both overwhelmed is an understatement from his response but what he said after really made us realize the impact we have on our son, “I love you everyday” and he grabbed our hands as we kicked leaves in the air and smiled. Then he ran off swinging his arms in the air and jumping around like all kids do. We asked him again later on that evening what he planned on giving thanks for this Thanksgiving and […]

How To Create Thanksgiving Traditions With Your Family : The Saturday Weekend Review #193

GIVING THANKS SHOULD BE THE EASIEST PART OF YOUR DAY   The second Monday in October every year is Thanksgiving Day where we give thanks and appreciation for all the good in our lives. This is one time of year where I explore my life and how thankful I am for all the wonderful things I’ve been given the opportunity to experience. The birth of our son just two years ago was the biggest blessing of all for my wife and I and there isn’t a day that goes by that we aren’t thankful that he’s in our life. We’re also thankful that we’ve managed to almost hit the 10 year anniversary mark this year without getting divorced which is so common these days and I can understand why. Parenting is tough stuff and can be very overwhelming for any couple. Starting a new life in Canada with my beautiful wife, having to go back to school, buy a house, have a baby and work lots of hours while trying keep the family afloat has been charged at times but our love is deep. Three things that work for us is to always give thanks, say I’m sorry and I […]

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