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How to simplify Christmas, maybe

By Karen Stiller

The other night, our church hosted a discussion about how to simplify Christmas. We invited a local expert — a busy mother of eight with years of experience fine tuning Christmas — and we sat around and shared ideas.

Our church recently hosted an eye-opening discussion about how to simplify Christmas.
Our church recently hosted an eye-opening discussion about how to simplify Christmas.

It quickly grew clear that everyone in the room loved Christmas and the opportunity to host events and cook great meals for the people they love. It also became clear that everyone in the room also felt they were probably doing too much, and receiving too little help.

Another common theme I noticed was that adult children seem to revert a little bit, and they (we) can act like big babies at Christmas.

Yes, it’s true.
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