It’s Showtime!

After weeks of preparation and planning it finally comes down to the last night. My last chance to conquer the Christmas Empire. Little did it know, I have a few secret weapons.  Just because I don’t have a knack for decorating doesn’t mean I have to settle for subpar trimmings. I happen to have a…

Twinkle Lights

I never even considered the idea of putting up Christmas lights prior to yesterday. The absurdity of the idea was almost laughable. There was barely enough time with little ones to put up a tree and stockings and still make time to do the daily tasks of parenthood. Now my kids are a little older…

Me Vs. Christmas: The Tools

Yesterday I declared a state of war with Christmas. I will not except anything less than a perfect holiday and refuse to be that “working Mom” that can’t get it together. Call me delusional, call me overzealous, but I prefer “Mrs. Claus”. I’ve decided to share some of the weapons I gathered for the month…

The Perfect Christmas

I know in the past I have written about how difficult it is to be a working parent. I encouraged everyone to have balance and to let go of perfection. For some reason, this Christmas, I am having a very hard time doing that. Instead of following my own advice, I plan on setting unrealistic…