Will you be a savvy steward of resources this holiday season?
by Team Sammy
Santa Says Be a Savvy Steward This Holiday Season
The holiday season is an outstanding time "to be" and teach savvy stewardship!
Decide now to do it!
Make a choice and commitment. Lead by example. Role model the behavior you want for you, for your children, and your entire family unit.
The holidays are perfect for instilling the values of responsible resource management, mindfulness, and gratitude. And there is no better way to start than having a family meeting to plan, make lists, and set budgets for Christmas and holiday gift-giving!
Every successful enterprise and team has a plan and a playbook to strategize them to succeed. You and your family deserve one, too. So, develop and execute a recipe to "compound cheer" and avoid debt!
It is an intelligent investment in your collective future. It lays a foundation and framework for a lifetime of financial freedom and security.
In our quest to make the season magical for our loved ones, it's important to remember the wise words from the holiday song Sammy and Santa's Advice - "good gifts don't have to cost a lot!" This sentiment carries the essence of being a savvy steward of resources during this faith-filled and festive time.
6 Steps to Savvy Stewardship This Holiday Season
Here are six steps to ensure you and your family are making the most of this holiday season while being good stewards of your resources:
Plan and Budget: Sit down with your family and discuss how you'll celebrate the holidays. Make lists of the gifts you plan to give and set realistic budgets. This not only prevents overspending but also encourages thoughtful and purposeful gift-giving.
Prioritize Thoughtful Gifts: Encourage your children to think about the significance of the gifts they want to give. Remind them that a meaningful gift doesn't have to come with a hefty price tag. It can be something handmade, a heartfelt letter, or a shared experience.
Support Local and Sustainable Options: Consider buying gifts from local businesses or artisans. These choices not only contribute to the community but also promote sustainable and ethical practices.
Charitable Acts: Instill the importance of giving back during the holiday season. Encourage your children to donate their time or resources to a charitable cause. This not only teaches empathy but also emphasizes the value of helping others.
Eco-Friendly Celebrations: Be mindful of your environmental impact. Use energy-efficient LED lights, minimize single-use decorations, and consider sustainable alternatives to traditional holiday practices.
Practice Gratitude: Teach your children the art of being thankful. Acknowledge the blessings you already have, and emphasize that the true spirit of the season lies in love, togetherness, and gratitude.
Incorporating these practices into your family's holiday traditions is a beautiful way to celebrate the season while nurturing a sense of responsibility toward our resources and our world!
The Perfect Stocking Stuffer
We warmly welcome you to check our unique, one-of-a-kind holiday Activity Book titled "Sammy and Santa's Advice!"
It is the perfect stocking stuffer and not just any ordinary gift!
The strategic tool skillfully imparts lessons on how to "do the holiday season right" and provides timeless wisdom on money habits and life skills children will benefit from throughout the rest of their lives.