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How I am Coping with the Christmas Rush

How I am Coping with the Christmas Rush

At this time of year, all I want to do is throw my hands in the air, find a rock to hide under and wish Christmas would come and go while I was catching up on some sleep! Unfortunately, that is not going to happen, I will have to decorate the house and the tree, buy and wrap all the presents, write Christmas cards, entertain people, feed people and pander to my children who are on holiday from school and the demands from them have already started.

I wish we could hold our breath and go back in time when life was simpler, children were thrilled to have a (yes just one) gift from Santa, have Christmas dinner with family, sing a few carols, spend time with each other and relax.

Now we are all competing to see who has the best decorated house, whose Christmas tree decorations topped last year's designs and if we can beat the gifts we purchased for our loved ones last year.

Or are we?

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