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Christmas with bunch of kids under 4!

So, in the spirit of unrealistic expectations and consumer-driven manipulation, the Maldonado family is endeavoring on a sacred American/Canadian tradition today-fighting over Christmas decorations! (can I hear a woohoo from everyone under ten and a groan of commiseration from everyone else?) 867 more words

It's the Most Difficult Time of the Year...

The title of this post was inspired (sort of) by this song:

Aside #1: By the way, at the very beginning you’ll hear a few notes of Andy Williams’ signature song “Moon River”. 1,295 more words

That Empty Chair

Christmas is fast approaching and there’s an empty chair on our table this season.

Being away from my husband again brings back memories of the void he left. 154 more words

Family Life

Widowingon Through the Holidays in NYC!

Watching “La Traviata”, an opera about love and death, during a matinee performance at The Metropolitan Opera during Christmas week.  I can only describe it as a “4-tissue opera”. 487 more words

Feeling Funky.. and Not in a Good Way

Life can be hard at times for pretty much everyone, though it can be harder for some than others.

However I sometimes wonder if I’m subconsciously making my life harder than it really needs to be.  554 more words


10 Tips to Beat Loneliness This Christmas

People can be alone at Christmas for different reasons, such as the death of a loved one, living far from relatives, or because of social isolation. 426 more words


Alone at Christmas~by Britta Hoffmann

Alone at Christmas

I hope you’ll be alright
because I can’t help but think of you
when I’m awake during the night
and I wonder what you do… 226 more words