Fa la la la la

I’ve written about the holidays on several occasions; my first four years ago when I was living in the hospital at this time keeping a watchful eye on those sassy babies living it up in my tummy. Last year, my focus on the holidays was hopeful; with a long year behind me but hopeful for […]

Tis the season?

Ask anyone who has known me for years and they’ll tell you that Christmas is one of my favourite times of the year. The twinkling lights, stockings hung by the fireplace with care, presents wrapped and under the tree before mid-December, all because of my love of the season. This year; however, I’ve been finding […]

Is there a holiday after the holidays?

Now, don’t get me wrong, I am the most Christmassy person there is. I look forward to it every year and do my best to make it special. But, man it’s exhausting. People without kids can at least get a couple of days to recover; sleep, binge watch Netflix, while us parents March into January […]

Our first Christmas

Well if the babies aren’t exhausted from their first Christmas,  I sure am. Probably why it’s taken me almost a week to write about it! Since my family has four birthdays in December plus Christmas,  the celebrations last almost all month. We visited the 12 decorated Christmas trees at the Gardner Museum, went to the […]

‘Twas the night before Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas and this mama reflected This time last year, Christmas felt quite neglected. As we trudged through the city looking for lodging, The ice storm we were constantly dodging. To the hospital we went on Christmas morning For the babies’ daily monitoring. Mama filled with wonder when they would make their […]

It’s Christmastime in the city

I can honestly say that last Christmas was the worst Christmas ever, and I’m counting the time I drove home from Chicago on Christmas Eve and had to deal with ice the whole way through Michigan,  a massive accident after the border, and not getting to my parents’ house until almost 3 AM. Last year […]