Tuesday, December 21, 2010
checking it twice
Labels: by Jacquie
Go ahead, take a little remember, I'll wait:
My boy's 2008 Christmas list
This year, we've once again been quietly promoting a less is more attitude. Christmas is different this year. They feel it, too. We'll also be away from home on the day itself, which presents the perfect opportunity to create new traditions that overshadow the logistical challenges facing poor Santa. Don't even start with me about Santa. I will hold my ground as long as there is breath in my body.
Despite the understanding that we're keeping it modest, I encouraged my kids to make their lists as usual, ignoring their attempts at conspiratorial winks and knowing glances. "Ask Santa for whatever you want," I insist, "just don't expect to get it."
New traditions, perhaps... right alongside the legacy of awesomeness: