We’ve always waited until Christmas morning, right after the kids open their stockings, to read the Christmas story. #276 Bad Parenting Idea: Read a long passage from the Bible while kids are waiting to open presents. For a spiritual moment, probably not the best choice mom and dad!
Instead, we are going to do a short section of the Christmas story each day during the month of December. One thing I really love about doing it this way, is you are able to incorporate prophecies about Jesus from the Old Testament, learn the story of John the Baptist, as well as get a better understanding of the whole beautiful story of the incarnation!