Photo: Pexel For six years I was a stay- at-home mother to our two daughters. I found great joy being with our children and took advantage of the time to get my Master’s degree, obtain certifications, and volunteer for our community and school. Six years later and it was time for me to jump back
"I’ve always wrestled with the lying part of Christmas. It doesn’t bother my husband too much, but I hate it. Especially when I am asked more and more questions from my kids and I start creating a whole web of lies. I really struggle with it."
"But as the pile of presents grows underneath the tree and the house starts to get sticky with the remnants of half-eaten candy canes, I start to wonder if I’m doing a good enough job of showing my kids what I really love the most about the holidays."