A Break for the Holidays : Favorite Posts

Throughout December I’ve decided to take a little break and step back from the blog a little bit during the holidays.

I’m going to be exercising what I learned throughout the 30 Days to Hands on Play Challenge, and focus more of my attention on the family.
I still may pop in a couple times this month with a post or two, as well as continue It’s Playtime each week. But for the most part, I have the month full of wonderful bloggers who are going to share a variety of posts with you! From holiday crafts to parenting to creativity to literacy. I’ll be introducing you to many of my favorite blogs that I feel that hands on : as we grow readers should really know about!

In addition to the guest posts, I am taking part in the Creative Christmas Countdown put on by Create with Kids and 24 creative kid bloggers. Look out for Day 12 from me!

I really can’t believe its been almost an entire year that I’ve been blogging now [the anniversary is sometime this month…]!

I feel the need to reminisce a little bit on the life of hands on : as we grow. 
Here are a few of my favorite posts from the year, so if you’re new to the blog, this is the time to check them out!

Happy Holidays!
See you more in the new year!
jamie @ hands on : as we grow

Henry is 3 years.
George is 1 year.
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  1. Melissa @ The Chocolate Muffin Tree says

    Good for you! The holidays are a perfect time to focus on your family! 2012 will be even better!

  2. RedTedArt says

    Have a WONDERFUL time with your family! Well deserved after your play bonanza!!! Look forward to reading all your Guest Post and LOVE your selection of favourites posts!


  3. Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas says

    enjoy your family time – so important!

    I look forward to seeing everything that will be shared & am excited to share with your readers this month as well.

    Perfect collection of activities for the look back! Those photos made me smile and there were a few that I'd never seen before!


  4. Laura @Art For Little Hands says

    Congrats on one year! I love that montage you did of your favorite posts. You should print it out and frame it. Enjoy your month off. I hope you are able to really get away from blogging and enjoy your family. I will miss your posts however.

  5. http://livingatthewhiteheadszoo.blogspot.com/ says

    Happy Holidays Jamie. Hope you and your wonderful family have a month of joy and family time!

  6. Joyce says

    Have a wonderful month off(ish) :) I'm looking forward to reading all of your guest posts and of course or Creative Christmas Countdown post. I loved seeing your favorites from the year. Great posts!

  7. Kristin@Sense of Wonder says

    I HEAR you! I'm trying my best to take things as easy as possible until the new year! Have a nice break!

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