YOUR EXPLANATION OF WHY YOU HAVE MULTIPLE CHRISTMAS TREES COMPLETE WITH THE PICS OF YOUR GUY SNUGGLING UP UNDERNEATH THEM.
So I replied:
oh, please. that’s easy to explain. it’s called mental illness. pssssh.
The truth is, lots of people on Twitter and my personal blog have asked how I’m handling Christmas and how Harrison isn’t touching the already wrapped presents. ::shrugs:: The truth is, we just tell him that they are for Christmas Day and it’s not Christmas Day yet, so he cannot have them. I don’t know why it’s as simple as that when I have to tell him repeatedly to not touch light sockets, but hey! I’m going to take what I can get when dealing with a toddler.
And let’s not forget that although I joke about mental illness (which isn’t really a joke but I use humor as a defense mechanism according to my therapist), it really is the control freak with sun-downing depression that keeps me decorating and baking during the holidays. I have to stay busy or I turn into mush on the couch wearing three-day-old pajamas and I’m not exagerating. That has really happened. I’m also incredibly aware that with my mood disorder, I have to give allowances for myself and be gentle during the holidays, so I take that into consideration when prepping for Christmas.
So if you’re like me and need your holidays ultra-organized and go-go-go, here are my Top 10 ways to have an excellent Type-A Christmas:
p.s. don’t take any of this seriously.
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