Really, I do. I really, really adore the holiday season and twinkle lights and wrapped presents. But I’m going to be straight with you – I don’t have a whole bunch of time for anything other than the holiday necessities. So when my fellow Babble Toddler writers started flinging out wonderful ideas on gift lists and toddler electronics and top twenty shatterproof ornaments, my head started spinning and I desperately emailed our editor ”Tell the others to stop dibs’ing ALL THE CHRISTMAS THINGS until I can get client’s landing pages under control! THEN I can think about Christmas stuff on Etsy. Send coffee. Send wine.”
I’m not trying to be mean or smug or anything, but at 3pm when I’m knee-deep in third revisions of a whitepaper and I haven’t seen the sunshine in hours (if not days) and it feels more like a plain ol’ Tuesday rather than THREE! MORE! TUESDAYS! UNTIL! CHRISTMAS! So seeing folks getting excited makes my head spin a little because I’m just not there.
You feel me on this, yes? Of course you do.
You, the momma that is more in-tune with her cubicle than Etsy’s front page. You, the momma who mixed up Pajama Day at daycare last week. You, the momma who brought Bojangles biscuits to the company potluck.
So to all the mommas who have a long list of sh*t to do before she can think of the Top Gifts for 2012, here’s a fist-bump to you and all the stuff you have to do before Christmas Day:
Fellow mommas, what do you have to get done before Etsy can finally call your name?
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