“Nuh uh! It’s MY turn! YOU got to yesterday! I’m telling Mom! MOM?!? Tell her…” And so began the 25 days of bickering. It wasn’t so much about the chocolate behind the tiny door, but more about who got to flaunt eating the morsel in front of the other siblings.
Fond memories, I tell you.
And Mom? Don’t worry. The bickering wasn’t your fault. Blame the 100+ old advent tradition of eating 25 chocolates.
Starting this year, we’ve come up with an alternative. It’s all about sharing Christmas together as a family. Each day, a tag on the banister is turned over to reveal the activity we’ll complete together.