Monday, December 31, 2007

New Year's with kids

New Year’s has been a blah holiday for us since we brought kids into the family. My column in Thursday’s Ledger-Enquirer (which I'm just now linking to due to some holiday madness) includes some suggestions for family-friendly New Year’s rituals, some of which we’re going to try implementing this year to add a little festivity to a holiday that normally just reminds me that it’s time to get back to work and chores and face a long stretch of uneventful winter.

Here are a few additional resources for your own family New Year’s planning:

Find background here on foods considered lucky (and traditionally consumed on New Years) in different cultures.

A few New Years craft ideas are here and here.

If you want to teach your kids the lyrics to Auld Lang Syne but don’t quite know them yourself, go here.

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