We put up our tree on the very first day of December, or as Dallin likes to call it, the First Day of Christmas.
Can I just say how much I love it that the kids are all old enough to really participate in this and that I love watching them? Their enthusiasm for all things Christmas brings the Spirit of Christmas to me better than anything in world.
Rather than me having to remind them, they remind ME daily that we are celebrating Jesus’s birthday. They ask ME daily to sing Christmas songs – their favorite being “Christmas bells are ringing, hear what they say to you, Jesus is born, in Bethlehem – in Bethlehem.”
Christmas through a child’s eyes just so much sweeter. Even sweeter than this homemade hot cocoa that we enjoyed after our decorating fun.