“The Perfect Christmas”

Christmas is just a few days away and I always like to share this story right before. It took me five children and many years of trying to make “the perfect Christmas” to realize that it’s the imperfections that make it perfect. The imperfections bring the laughter and joy and become the memories we share for years to come.

Anne Dennish - Writer/Author

Christmas is fast approaching and the countdown is on. Final decorations are being done on and around the house and wish lists of gifts are being bought. It’s another year of making the “perfect Christmas” happen for your family and friends.

Yet is all this preparation what makes it perfect? Will you and yours remember the decorations and gifts? Will you remember the table and the meal?

Or will you remember the “imperfections?”

Will you remember the year that mom’s arm got caught inside the turkey as she was taking the giblets out? Will you remember the year you broke your arm on Christmas Eve only to wake up to a new skateboard the next day? Will you remember the year the entire family had the stomach virus and all camped out in the living room? Will you remember your sister running down the stairs on Christmas morning only to…

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