Christmas is the most widely observed holiday worldwide. The festive season evokes some warm and fuzzy feelings. This is the only holiday that Christians always pause on the bustles and hustles that the digital world has put us in. Friends and family gather together to commemorate the various customs that Christmas comes with. Some of these customs include:
Decorating Christmas Trees
It is customary to see people decorating Christmas trees toward the end of November. The Christmas spirit is starting to awaken steadily. Otherwise, others like to make ornaments with glitter and use them year after year.
Wearing Similar Christmas Jammies
The holiday season begins with Christmas pajamas. For the cutest picture to warm a winter heart, you can also include your four-legged family members. In your matching family jammies, waiting for Christmas morning is a beautiful memory to enjoy year after year.
Singing Christmas Carols
Each year as part of the Christmas season celebration, people sing Christmas carols in most parts of the world. The carols were adapted from ancient pagan songs that celebrated the Winter Solstice, which was the shortest day. Today, Most Christmas carols have Christian meanings and traditions associated with them.
Gift-Giving on Christmas
Christmas is one of the seasons in which we have the habit of giving and receiving Christmas gifts. This reminds us of the wise men’s gifts offered to Jesus: gold, myrrh, and frankincense. It is connected to kings, and Christians believe that the king of kings is Jesus.
Creating a Count Down Routine
Create an idea of Christmas events and make the most of an enjoyable time for this festive season. For example, gather 24 family-friendly activities and conduct one in December for each day leading up to Christmas.
Even though this year’s holidays will be different due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate and have fun with family during Christmas. It’s the little things we’ve been doing to celebrate Christmas that your family will really look forward to over the year. The holiday customs you practice will become your family’s happy memories in the future.