As I stood in line at Best Buy yesterday while my 9 year old threw a tantrum about not getting any money for Christmas, I decided that I was done with the holiday spirit! Ughhh, i know, i know. its not what most people blog about, its not all gingerbread men and mistle toe. But let's face it people, children are children! I took a deep breath and ignored the bad behavior while the rest of the people in line glanced at me from the corner of their eyes. I know that those who have children, understood and those that didn't... oh well! After we finished paying for our items we headed off to the supermarket, where I left them both in the car. Yup, mommy needed a time out, but still had to get the essentials for the house. Needless to say, upon my return, all attitudes had changed. (I guess sitting in the car without heat or the radio will give you some time to think about things).
The tree came down yesterday, and the toys have been sorted and put away. There are a few cookies left and as the new year approaches, I am glad it only comes once a year!
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