We should not spend this time rushing around to complete a checklist someone else created, but instead, finding what brings you, as a unique family unit, joy. Make a list of those things. Check each one off.
Tag: christmas joy
I love the Christmas season, do not get me wrong. I love giving gifts, I love Christmas decorations, and I love Christmas music (especially that Mariah Carey album–don’t pretend you don’t). My adoration of the season however, cannot make up for how unbelievably overwhelmed I can become.
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.
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