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    Christmas,  Family,  Holidays,  Life

    Christmas Is

    This post was originally published at Chicago Parent where I am a regular contributor.    Christmas means many things to many people. Here is what Christmas Is to our family. Christmas Is….. – a day to celebrate new birth. – hoping for snow but never usually getting it. – singing Silent Night by candlelight at midnight in German. – stocking stuffer shopping with my mama at Walgreen’s Christmas Eve morning. – making messes in the kitchen with the kids. – missing loved ones who have passed on. – listening to Christmas music while licking the envelopes of cards. – oranges, peppermint and clove. – eating spaghetti and meatballs on Christmas Eve. –…