Posts tagged "Christmas Crib"

The Tradition of the Christmas Crib

The tradition of the Christmas Crib dates back all the way to the thirteenth century when the first one was celebrated.  It was the idea of St. Francis of Assisi and brought to life by his friend Messier Giovanni Velitta. Growing up, my family didn’t have a Christmas Crib and the birth of Christ was never... Read more »

The Christmas Crib

When I was pregnant with our first child, we prepared the nursery.  My sister-in-law still had a crib and a huge old-fashioned buggy that we borrowed. When a new baby is on it’s way, it’s only natural that one of the first things new parents set up is a crib.  It is the sign of... Read more »