Grinching on Christmas
Many people get stressed over Christmas, what they should do and shouldn't do, how to meet up to expectations and how to handle it when family or friends aren't there and the loneliness that that can ensue.
If you want to learn how to get your children to hate Christmas, then follow this recipe. Make it an obligation to do things simply because it is tradition, make it stressful, don't enjoy cooking food for the family, increase financial pressure over gifting, oh and to crown it all off, decrease the importance of anyone who has their birthday anniversary around Christmas with the simple, well it is Christmas so we just cannot be as generous as we normally might be. You understand eh?
I am walking into Christmas at 48 years old, without all the same anxiety that I would normally have. I had