I exhaust my husband…
Yes, I do! I don’t mean to, I don’t intend to, I don’t realize I am doing it.
What do I mean…
Well, I have a personality and tendency to make a big production out of everything. This whole Christmas season and Christmas seasons past, I plan, run, prep, run more, and am constantly busy trying to make things “perfect” for our “traditions” or “celebrations.” I sometimes overwhelm myself. I end the day trying to have a conversation with my hubby and I usually fall asleep in the middle of it due to exhaustion.
I feel the urge and need to make everything perfect so that we have perfect memories.
Well, Alex has to always remind or even gently force me to SLOW DOWN. He says his head spins and I just need to settle down and enjoy the moment.
I know he’s right…. But who wants to make memories without everything being perfect??
Well, apparently everyone in my house but me!
It was Christmas Eve 2013. I had 3 days of plans and schedules…….
Read the rest of “All I wanted for Christmas was a clean house, but I got this instead…..”
This is an excerpt from an article I wrote last year and it has been such a great lesson for us that we wanted to point you to it this year too.