All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Christmas Decorations’

Santa Wallcandy

Embracing the Time When Santa is Still Real

You’ll always find exceptions to the rule, but child psychologists generally agree it is healthy for young children to believe in Santa Claus. Like the Tooth Fairy and Easter Bunny, fantasy characters help build an active imagination. Cornell University once did a study with 500 elementary school children in New York and Iowa and discovered that on average, kids stop …

Read More

Gingerbread houses that sweeten the holiday spirit

Remember when the expectations for making a gingerbread house was the 3D equivalent of a children’s stick-figure drawing with simple crosses on the windows? Those days are long gone.  The above architectural cookie masterpiece is a replica of the Winchester Mystery House, a 160-room Victorian mansion with twisting halls and secret passageways built by Sarah Winchester, the heiress to the …

Read More