Tag: christmas joy

This Mother at Christmas

This mother at Christmas is… 1. Busy  As a working mother with a very full schedule, I do not get anything checked off of my “Christmas To Do List” until after Thanksgiving. From Black Friday until Christmas Eve, however, I run at full speed, filling our month with Christmas-themed activities, shopping, wrapping, baking, and celebrating.

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Holiday Gathering Survival Guide

I know that this is the” most wonderful time of the year” and ”tis the season to be jolly,” but I must confess that I have my bouts of anxiety and crankiness during the hectic holiday season.  Especially when I think about all of the quality time I will be spending with some “quirky” family

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