Sometimes the holiday preparations can just get me a little overwhelmed.
But this year I have made a concerted effort to take each day and plan the little holiday festivities that I CAN handle, while ignoring the ones that are beyond my reach.
I was so proud of my plan to fabric paint the names on all our Christmas stockings. The last couple years I had failed to get this done and was stuck with notecards labeling them.
So I carefully lectured the troops to stand back away from my creations for the required four hours of drying. I actually felt like I had accomplished something reasonably significant. The kids thought my idea was pretty cool.
When I came into the room later and saw him washing green paint off his elbow, I entered one of those marital testing zones.
Good news. I bit my tongue quickly!
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We're ready for another Family Fun Friday Link-Up! It’s our new tradition here at Frontline Moms.
Since we spend so much of the week Unmasking and frontlining and aiming for the remnant, we need a little dose of Family Fun come Friday!
My daughter Tara at Mommy Head Adventures is helping us with this.
So link up your Family Fun blog post for all of us to see. Just make sure it’s family friendly, and fun.
What kind of fun?
- Fun crafts
- Fun kid recipes
- Fun family outings
- Fun mom games, or
- Funny stories about your family
We hope you will share our fun button which you can find on the sidebar.