There will be lots of gifts under our tree this year for my family. Here are some of them.
Gift # 1
Mom is going to take better care of herself from now on so she can do more things with you.
Gift # 2
Mom is going to teach you how to grow your own food.
Gift # 3
Mom is going to teach you how to can and preserve the food you grow.
Gift # 4
Mom is going to teach you how to prepare and cook the food you grow.
Gift # 5
Mom is going to show you how to save money using coupons when you shop.
Gift # 6
Mom is going to smile more and worry less.
Gift # 7
Mom is going to live each day as if it the perfect day for an adventure with her kids.
Gift # 8
Mom is going to love more and hold on less.
Gift # 9
Mom is going to show more how much she believes in you and your abilities.
Gift # 10
Mom is going to show that no gift is greater than the gift of having you as my children.
These gifts cost NOTHING or very little, and mean EVERYTHING to my quality of life and that of my kids.
You cannot buy these at the mall or charge to your credit card.
Try this Christmas putting some of these gifts under the tree for your kids.
I am sure they will love them!
If you cannot be with your children find ways you can make gift # 9 and #10 and of course #1 come
to the forefront.
If they don’t, well I think it is time you stand back and reflect on what has gone on
in your relationship with them or how they are raised. You have to ask yourself at
that point why your kids are more interested in money than love and time spent with
Something to think about during this season that is to remind us all how lucky
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