MomSpeak - December 2012 December 1, 2012 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin MomSpeakHow-to... save your holiday cardsMom blogger Hillary Chybinski each year creates a mosaic from the holiday cards sent by friends and family. Here's how she does it. MomSpeakChristmas? I'm not readyMom blogger Shivaun Williams has been so busy she hasn't had time to watch the usual Christmas videos. So we've provided a Mister Heat Miser clip. MomSpeakFamily holiday planning with special needsMom blogger Lisa Lightner borrows the acronym SWEEPS to give families with special needs a smoother holiday season. MomSpeakIt’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year… Really!The seasonal rush and commercialism don't dim mom blogger's enjoyment of the holidays. She experiences Christmastime through her kids and finds happiness. MomSpeakDear Santa...Mom blogger Jeanne McCullough has a special request for Santa this Christmas — the use of an elf. MomSpeakFive things I’m grateful for this yearMom blogger Erin Flynn Jay looks back on 2012 to count her blessings. What are you thankful for this year? MomSpeakBottle cap match game teaches the ABCsEarlier this week one of my library families stated that her children were having trouble with the alphabet, particularly recognizing the letters uppercase and lower case. We spoke a bit more and I thought for the please touch discovery stations… MomSpeakSanta stranger anxiety: a lesson learnedMom blogger Marissa Kiepert Troung recommends Brave Santa by Nancy Poydar. It's a good book to read before visiting Santa, especially if you're concerned about stranger anxiety. Maybe next year! MomSpeakA simple trick for organizing photos: batch printingMom blogger and professional organizer discusses ways to manage large numbers of photos many of us have in this digital age. MomSpeakA premature Christmas music breakMom blogger M.B. Sanok finds she has to take a break from the Christmas music she loves because she started listing too early in the season. MomSpeakWill soup make sinners of us all?How does a mom who blogs on environmental and parenting issues cope with a pregnant craving for some sodium- and chemical-laden soup? MomSpeakA Stitch in TimeIn knitting, mom blogger Raya Fagg finds relaxation, inspiration to create homemade Christmas gift and a way to express love to her children.