A Christmas Gift Giving Tradition That Will Melt Your Heart

How to start a creative holiday tradition that will strengthen your family bonds and bring your family closer together.

Rob Cyrier
Dec 6, 2020 · 7 min read

A New Gift-Giving Tradition Is Born

It touched our hearts as parents that our kids were so enthusiastic about this new idea. I can’t remember specifically who had whom, but I do remember how it totally changed the spirit of that holiday season for our family.

Looking back on the years that followed as we continued this tradition, I was always amazed at how the gifts reflected how well we knew each other.

Family Traditions Pay Dividends for Many Years To Come

Secret Santa Gift Exchange How-To Guidelines

1. Gather the family together 3–4 weeks before Christmas to draw names.

2. Each gift must be handmade — no pre-made gifts allowed.

3. Keep your name a secret until gift exchange day.

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