Don’t plan to opt out of all holiday activities simply because your children are away. Plan to be part of a larger celebration with friends or other family members. Visit your place of worship. Attend that party. Wear that ugly Christmas sweater. Put out milk and cookies for Santa. Exchange Valentine’s Day notes with your […]
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My husband and I were both raised in Colorado Springs, and we both have a lot of family members who still live here. We also have a three-year-old, who is somewhat of a hot commodity around the holidays (does anyone get more excited about receiving presents than a three-year-old?!). For these reasons, this time of […]
I am just going to come right out and say it. Ba Humbug. The holidays can be hard. It isn’t that I don’t like celebrating the holidays, but I would be lying if I said I don’t often feel overwhelmed by the parental pressures (most of which are self-inflicted) that I feel go hand […]
I love Santa. For me, Santa is an expression of the innocence and wonder of childhood. I love seeing that in my children’s eyes. I will protect and preserve that for as long as I can. It’s so fleeting, it seems. I want to make it last for as long as I can. I love […]
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The year was turning out to be just like all the others; an onslaught of gift buying, gift giving, list making, house cleaning, and a goody baking lalapalooza. Every time I turn around there are cookies to deliver to neighbors, cards to be sent out, a gift for Great Uncle Bob, and some play that I forgot […]
Living far away from family is difficult, especially during the holiday season. While visiting family or family visiting us during the holidays is always wonderful, it’s not always feasible. There is always part of the holiday season for me where the holiday blues seem to sink in, whether it’s missing snow at Christmas, family gatherings, […]