Learning Zebra Scooter

The countdown to Christmas has begun and one of the first things that may come to your mind is – what should you get your kids for Christmas? This question plagues the minds of many parents and this is very crucial especially if you have young kids because the presents that they will receive can …

Russian Holidays

The most important Russian holiday is New Year’s Day – January 1st. During the Soviet era, people were not allowed to celebrate Christmas, so New Year’s became the most important holiday. New Year’s is a public holiday while Christmas is more of a private family holiday. Happy New Year in Russian is ‘Snovum Godom.’ Russian …

Changing Holiday Traditions

Kay called yesterday. Stressed about the impending holiday season, she complained, "I'm planning that darn Christmas Eve dinner." She is experiencing this once welcomed tradition as a dreaded event. "Can you change traditions?" She asked. The tradition began when her mother married. Since her husband's family gathered on Christmas Day, she created the Christmas Eve …