When it comes to family Christmas traditions, my husband thinks I’m a little nuts. You see, as far as I’m concerned, my family had the most amazing Christmases every year, and I’m bound and determined to make sure that Norton has as much awesome as I did. The sticking point? The husband and I disagree about the Christmas traditions that I want to keep.
You see, a huge part of our Christmas traditions include excess. Not greed, as no one ever sulked about not “getting what they wanted” for Christmas gifts. No child ever cried when we were done opening. And I’ve never, ever had a child in my family (including myself, who was really quite spoiled) ask “Where’s my more presents?” (True comment. A friend heard this from a child – not her own – at a birthday party.) [Read more…]