Talking about your favorite holiday memory with your family is incredibly important. Doing so can help keep the spirit of the holidays alive for generations to come. When children hear their parents and grandparents share stories of past celebrations, it creates a connection to the past that will stay with them forever. Not only that, but speaking about favorite holiday memories can help strengthen the bond between family members and create traditions that will be carried on for years to come. Sharing these memories can provide a sense of nostalgia, and remind us all of the joy and importance of the holidays.
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How Writing Prompts Can Help Families Start Telling Stories
Writing prompts can be a great way to help families start telling stories together. Prompts can provide a structure to help them get started, and can provide a way to narrow down the topic and get the conversation going. Prompts can also be a fun way to spark creativity and to get everyone laughing and talking.
By providing a common starting point, writing prompts can help remove the pressure of needing to come up with something, and can instead focus on the fun of coming up with something unique. Prompts provide an opportunity for family members to contribute their own ideas, and can help them find a shared connection. Through prompts, families can start creating stories together that they can look back on fondly for years to come.
Prompts to Help You Write About Your Favorite Holiday Memory
This week's prompts…
|Do you #celebrate the #holidays this time of year? What holiday do you celebrate?
|Do you gather with family and friends for the holidays?
|Do you travel or stay put during the holidays?
|Any fun or quirky traditions for the holidays?
|What is your favorite holiday memory of this time of year?
|Who were you with when you made the #memory?
|What makes it your favorite?
|Why do you want to remember to it?
|What do you want other people to know about this moment?
Feel free to answer the questions and post your answers on twitter using #legacychat or post them in the comments.
We hope you've taken some time to think about these prompts and hopefully write your answers down. Don't forget to share your stories with the people you love! Conversations can help families reconnect and find new common ground to grow from.
This article has highlighted the importance of considering the legacy you want to leave behind and the impact it can have on the world. Your legacy is not just about the positive things you have done in your life, but it’s also about how you can use that legacy to help others. As you look to the future, remember to think about how you can make a difference in the world with your legacy and be sure to recognize the ways in which it can have a lasting impact.
Looking for that thing to help you keep your storytellers engaged and talking? For the writers in your care, this journal will keep them talking for a good long while. Encourage them (if they can) to reach out via phone or video to family members and share the memories they write about.
This journal was designed for storytellers in their sunset years who are ready to write about and share their memories. Simple to use and elegant enough to keep around to remind you of them long after they are gone.