• Christmas presents like the ones delivered to the house of DC Widow Marjorie Brimley and family

    Christmas Eve

    A few days ago, I was scrolling through Facebook and saw someone complaining that her child had just radically changed his Christmas list.  “He wants a dozen laser tag guns now!  And I just finished all of the wrapping!” the person whined. I get it.  These small details can be annoying when we have a million things going on.  But do you know what it made me realize? At that point, five days before Christmas, I had purchased just one present for each of my children.  ONE. Last year it wasn’t like this at all.  I planned ahead and bought most of my presents in November, so when Shawn was…