On one of our first dates, Cody insisted on getting a half dozen toy cars and wrapping each one individually for his only nephew. While the multipack of cars seemed like a better idea, Cody insisted that it isn’t so much about the toy, it’s about the act of unwrapping it. Four years ago Cody got Addie a 10 pack of ponies, took them out of the box and wrapped each one individually. I should also mention that the wrapping doesn’t end at our children, I had 36 individually wrapped candy bars in my stocking this year.
Turns out the best way to capitalize unwrapping time on Christmas morning?
Put the big kid in charge of unwrapping the baby’s presents.
Here’s a peek into what yesterday morning was like in our house.
This year was a pretty low key Christmas, just the four of us, our family in Utah on Skype, and leftovers from Christmas Eve for Christmas dinner. Everyone fell asleep happy, full and warm.
All I could have ever asked for.
Addie got a bike for Christmas because her birthday is in December too, here’s 12 ways to keep a December birthday special.