In the middle of March I wrote a super successful post about the history and origin of St. Patrick’s day. I wanted to research it because honestly I didn’t know anything about it. Yet I was dressing Morgan in green head to toe! That post ended up launching a series of posts after I received multiple comments to create a post for each holiday. I will have to explain each holiday to Morgan anyway. What a better way than to actually learn the facts behind them. You can read all of my past posts below:
- St. Patrick’s Day
- Mother’s Day
- Memorial Day
- Father’s Day
- Fourth of July
- Labor Day
I learn so much from doing these posts, and I find that I really enjoy researching and writing them. Today I will be sharing with you How To Explain The Meaning Of Christmas To Your Toddler. There are so many individual celebrations, customs and traditions in December including my own country’s custom of Mikulas on December 6th. However for the purposes of today’s post I am going to focus on the Christmas celebration on December 25th in America.
As always I would like to thank my wonderful friend Google. Google was able to steer me in so many fascinating directions while researching this history. Prior to my research I had no idea that for a period of time in America Christmas was actually banned! Continue reading to find out more about this religious and cultural celebration we think that we know so well.