World Christmas News Roundup 3

1.  North Korea’s state-run Uriminzokkiri website says that lighting the first Christmas tree is a form of psychological warfare and would trigger an “unexpected consequence.”

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It’s no secret that North Korea does not like Christianity. But, as reported in Forbes, it’s hard to fathom anyone would go to war over Christmas trees.

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2.  Christmas shopping the pawn shop instead of the mall?

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Apparently so.

Pawn shops are giving malls a run for the Christmas dollar this season.

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3.  Top 5 Christmas Sports Events this year include skiing, skating, snowflake dancing, and…

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…a surfing, scuba-diving Santa?

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World Christmas News Roundup 2

1.  This Christmas season, the Ten Commandments will be on display in a once-in-a-lifetime-exhibit, featuring the Dead Sea Scrolls and over 500 other never-before-seen artifacts from biblical times.

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2.  Our commercially driven society is chock full o’ pressure to be on-the-go without pause during the holiday season. When parents feel stressed, it trickles down to the children. When children feel stressed, they typically act out or melt down. Patch.com provides tips to help avoid this downward spiral.

stressed-girl-with-christmas-treeAnd how do you help an autistic child get through all the madness of the holidays?

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World Christmas News Roundup

Is giving a new pet as a holiday gift really a good idea?

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Maybe not. For a number of reasons.

All of which have to do with what’s best for the animal, rather than the kids.

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