The month before Christmas has got to be the longest time of year for kids! Not renowned for their patience anyway, they have to wait and wait for the big day. Have you thought about helping them make it through the long days of December by celebrating Advent? Even better, Advent helps you keep the focus of Christmas on Jesus rather than Santa Claus, presents, and other commercial aspects of Christmas.
Advent is a Latin word that actually means "coming." In the Christian church, advent is the time of preparation and waiting for the birth of Jesus. Advent officially begins four Sundays before Christmas.
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