Christmas Tree Decorating – Why do you do it?

Decorating a Christmas tree is a tradition and an activity that my family enjoys participating in, but that's not the only reason why we do it. (Taking it down is a different story. Sometimes, as late as February, when everyone is tired of “looking at” our beautifully decorated tree, my husband or I undertake the monotonous task of taking it down.) Every evening, when we go for our routine walk, we admire all the wonderfully decorated Christmas…

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I Want My Kids To Remember This

When I think of my childhood, I remember spending many happy hours in our dining room. I don’t have many memories of our family eating meals together, unless on special occasions. I guess our parents didn’t live by design, back then. Today, when most parents work 9 to 5, it makes perfect sense to have meals together and always at the same time. Where I come from, we followed a more relaxed schedule. I had school in…

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Together We Can Accomplish Anything

We live in a modern world. Balancing work and play is challenging enough. Now, imagine adding pandemics into the equation. It has been 7 months, although it sometimes feels like a decade, since the official outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic. I could probably write dozens of pages on how this has impacted our daily lives and interrupted our routines, but, for the purpose of this blog, I’m only going to focus on its effects on the relationship…

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