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Monday, December 03, 2007

it went something like this

"Mama, is it Christmas today?"

"No baby. Christmas Day is on December 25."

"But Mama, why is it Christmas for everyone else now?"

"It's not honey. Everyone celebrates on the 25th. Some people start earlier, on Christmas Eve, but Christmas Day is always the same. All over the world."

"But Mama, Elijah's house has green lights that are all the same green and I know that is is Christmas Day for him now."

"We have lights too honey. Daddy put them up last night, remember? They are all different colours. And we have some of our decorations up. Our little houses. And this weekend we will get our tree and put up more decorations, ok?"

"Oh yeah.... Then it is Christmas for us now too. Thanks Mama. I love you."

"Night night sweetie."

6 comments:

BunkleLife said...

too sweet!
xoj

Mama Urchin said...

I'm glad it's Christmas for you all too.

hill road erin said...

sweet little girl.

Zoe said...

so sweet, it made me smile :)

Chara Michele said...

What a sweet conversation:)

honeybunch said...

I love your paper ornaments and those little houses! I snagged 3 just like them on closing day at Aberfoyle, but I'm too afraid to display them this year. The 18-month old is (not surprisingly) a bit ham-handed.

Looking forward to the rest of your holiday decorating!