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.
Tag: Christmas magic
Another holiday season is upon us. For those of us who celebrate Christmas, December is often described as a roller coaster. It’s fast, there are many high and low points, there is often lots of screaming (both from excitement and anxiety), and it all ends rather suddenly making you feel both exhilarated and exhausted. As
It was Christmas night and all of the Christmas presents had been opened (or so we thought) and everyone’s bellies were stuffed full of delicious food. My two daughters and nephew were happily playing in my dad and step-mom’s (affectionately called Grandpa and Nonna by their grandchildren) living room when all of a sudden the
The temptation was just too much for her. It was the day after Thanksgiving and our Elf, Alex, had just arrived that morning from his summer gig at the NSA, I mean the North Pole, for his yearly visit. I was at work and received the text from my husband that no parent wants to get: