If you celebrate Christmas – or if you are like my family and celebrate a little of everything, including 3 birthdays – you are likely in the throes of shopping, wrapping, baking, card-writing, list-making, elf-moving, school program-attending, and all of the many joys of the holidays!
Later this week you will be awakened at 5:45 AM to the ultimate joy of your children jumping on your bed, begging you to get up so they can open their presents. When I was little, we were made to stay in our rooms until the unbearable hour of 8:00 AM before we could come down the stairs to see the results of Santa’s nighttime escapades! That particular rule has never worked for my kids…
But in the midst of the sticky, candy-cane fingers, battery supply checks, and endless questions of, “Is Christmas tomorrow?” consider taking a minute to remember the present. Not the presentS but the present – as in RIGHT NOW! While your kids are tearing open the LEGO sets and rainbow looms, here are a few tips to keep you in the moment –
Appreciate the moment – and stay in it, because it will disappear like the twinkle in Santa’s eye!
Until next time, Be Wise!
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