10 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

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Make a List

...and not one full of presents your child wants. Have him make a list of wishes he has for family, friends, and people around the world for the holiday season. You can frame the question as, "If you had ten wishes to spend on people other than yourself, what would you wish for?" Prompt him to think of what things might make others happy, but give him a chance to reflect on his own. If you celebrate Christmas with Santa, your kid can even decorate the paper and send it off to the North Pole along with his personal wish list.