As this is my son’s first Christmas, I am trying to keep myself in check and not do to much. I wish I could say that I am doing everything to keep things in moderation, but sometimes it is a struggle. Christmas is the only holiday that I decorate for. All the other holidays I might have a dish or dish towel that goes with the holiday, but nothing like Christmas. I have a tree decorated in every room of my house – including bathrooms! So I think that is why I may be doing more than I thought I would for my son during Christmas.
How am I going overboard? Well, I have bought an outfit for my son every day to wear between Thanksgiving and Christmas. I will say the Grandmothers are helping me with this! I am taking full advantage that the Grandmothers want to buy things for Christmas as well. There are Christmas crib sheets and Christmas stuffed animals too for my son, that are not necessary, but we still have them.
We are also trying to spend more time together as a family going around to see Christmas lights and enjoying holiday festivities in our area. We are lucky that so many of our churches do Christmas bazaars and we can take part in that on top of going around and seeing all the houses decorated with lights.
Let us know how you try to keep your holidays in moderation or how you best celebrate during this time of year and go listen to our episode #10 to hear more!
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