Our Favorite Christmas Movies!

Updated: 12/23/2021

We’ve been deep into Christmas movie marathons by this point in December. I took some extended time off from my day job this month to really soak in ‘all the feels’ with my son. He’s still super excited about Christmas since he’s still so young. So, after putting in a ton of work this year, it was past time for a long break from the norm to really reconnect – and at a pretty great time of the year too. One of the things we’ve been doing almost every day is watching Christmas movies! The old school movies like the Rankin/Bass animagics are my personal favorites, but there have been a few newer releases that have made my list as well. We’ve certainly tried to watch them all at least twice! I’ve also found books of a few of our favorite movies. My son loves to follow along while we watch. Here are my family’s recommendations for the Christmas movies you MUST watch (in no particular order) before this season is out! I’ll also link the movies where I’ve purchased the book so you can check them out for yourself. As you can see, we’re big fans of the classics.

A Charlie Brown Christmas and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer books on a counter
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Taking A Mental Health Day

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Hi guys! The older I get, the more I realize how important it is to me to reduce stress in my life and protect my peace. Granted, I’m only in my thirties, but I’m also the breadwinner for my household and a single mom to a busy (and very smart) 7 year old. I manage a team of scientists, engineers and veterinary professionals at my day job, so my ‘9-to-5’ is more like a ‘7-to-5’ (when there are no fires to put out). The other time that I have is spent growing my blog and social media platforms. To put it plainly, I’m kinda busy. There are plenty of opportunities for stress to creep in and burnout to get its foot in the door.

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