Contributions

Six Tips to Celebrate Diwali With Your Family

Festival time, family time.

ADVERTISEMENT

Hello readers, how are you? Your writer Monika is back with another life experience. Hope you all enjoy reading my blog as much as I loved writing this one for you.

ADVERTISEMENT

I recently visited the mall with my niece and my daughter. The moment we entered, we saw the mall was beautifully decorated for Diwali. It was simply startling! My niece and daughter were overjoyed to see such a grand decoration. I realised that we can surely celebrate the festival despite the pandemic. They offered some Diwali events for kids on the ground floor. We took part, and while I’m not sure how much fun the kids had, I’m sure the parents did.

ADVERTISEMENT

The family moments I enjoyed at the mall made me think that why don’t we celebrate this festival with the same zeal at home? The holidays are an excellent time to introduce your child to relatives, friends and culture. This is the best time to have excellent family time.

So, here are some things I listed that we can do with our entire family this Diwali:

ADVERTISEMENT

1. Bring the Family Together
We forget the importance of family today since we are all preoccupied with our personal lives. Please call your grandparents, uncles, and aunts at home if you are a nuclear family. A festival isn’t complete without the presence of elders and family members. I realised from my brother-in-law and sister-in-law that your children will understand the value of family and unity if you celebrate festivals with your loved ones around.

2. Prepare the Sweets and Goodies Together
In the market, there is a wide range of sweets and treats to choose from, but it is always more fun to do it with your family at home. Participate in the preparation of Diwali sweets with your elders and children. They’ll have a good time, and it will provide them with excellent family time.

ADVERTISEMENT

3. Decoration
I feel Diwali has its own significant charm. It is all about lights, decoration, rangoli, and cuisine. Encourage your child to do craft activities and art. You all can make wall hangings, rangoli, diya decorations. You will enjoy it and so do your family.

ADVERTISEMENT

4. No Pollution Diwali
I know Diwali is incomplete without crackers. So we need to be more careful while purchasing any crackers. Go in for eco-friendly crackers. This is the time when we need to create awareness and educate our children about environmental crises and pollution.

5. Eat Dinner Together
On our typical days, we are all very busy. We don’t have time to speak with our children till the weekend. The festival is an excellent opportunity to spend time with them. Prepare the lunch and invite everyone to join you. Instil in your children the value of eating meals together.

6. Pray Together
On Diwali, we all worship the Goddess Laxmi. This is a fantastic opportunity for us to educate our children. You can explain the significance of Diwali to them. For example- it is commemorated in every religion for a different purpose. Hindus celebrate Lord Ram’s return after a 14-year exile. It is celebrated by Jains in honour of Lord Mahaveer Moksh, or Nirvana.

The reason for Diwali celebrations differs from one person to the next. The intentions, though, are the same: peace, harmony, spirituality, and a fresh start. I wish you and your loved ones a joyous and prosperous Diwali.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Disclaimer: The views, opinions and positions (including content in any form) expressed within this post are those of the author alone. The accuracy, completeness and validity of any statements made within this article are not guaranteed. We accept no liability for any errors, omissions or representations. The responsibility for intellectual property rights of this content rests with the author and any liability with regards to infringement of intellectual property rights remains with him/her.

This post was last modified on November 25, 2021 5:44 pm

Recent Posts

Things to Know About Parenting With Depression

Being a parent is not an easy task, and this task becomes much more difficult…

January 21, 2022

Top 15 Poems on Cat for Kids

Short poems and stories both have proved to be very beneficial for kids. Poems are…

January 21, 2022

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Breast Pumps

Most women find pumping breast milk very time-consuming, and even after pumping milk, they feel…

January 21, 2022

Thrush While Breastfeeding – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Thrush infections cause immense pain in the breast and nipples. Babies that are breastfed also…

January 21, 2022

30 Heart-touching Mother and Son Poems

A mother is so important to a child, and no bond in the world can…

January 21, 2022

20+ Mother Daughter Poems to Express Unconditional Love

A mother-daughter relationship is special, delicate, and intricate, with many nuances. A mother starts as…

January 21, 2022