lessons learned

multiple lessons learned this christmas: 1) find out what the kids really want, or else the child will sum up christmas as, “well, santa didn’t bring a dinosaur prize, but it was good anyway,” 2) just because you buy the food already cooked doesn’t mean that it’s gonna take any less time or effort to […]

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its a wonderful life

did you enjoy christmas [if it is a holiday you celebrate]? mine was great – both in-laws visited for a not-to-short, not-to-long time period, and WA and AR had a certifiable blast. you should of seen WA’s face [although of course you could not] – he was just in another world every time a new […]

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i saw mommy kissing santa claus

my kids aren’t yet old enough to really get christmas, so we don’t make a huge deal of it. i put up lights along the walls, we have a poinsettia, and the wrapped gifts are piled high on the dining room table behind the laptop. my parents and in-laws came to visit, but to my […]

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are you a christian? and the trapping of christmas

My day care provider asked me today if I was a Christian. I hesitated for a moment, afraid of where the conversation was going. Just the other day a Jehovah’s Witness knocked on the door asking if I believed what the Bible says. I told him that I did but did not want any more […]

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