‘Tis the season for Christmas carols and candy and twinkling lights…children are supposed to be happy, smiling, not a care in the world…except sometimes it doesn’t work that way.

Not that they’re sad for the whole month of December.  It’s just that there are moments, times when the light in their eyes doesn’t shine quite as bright, and you have to watch for that.  Because being sad in December isn’t a problem.  But thinking you have to be happy for everybody in December can be a very big problem indeed.

Tomorrow’s Forever Family talks about a couple of bumps in the road we hit this month.

Energy runs high at Christmas.  The kids began Winter Break last weekend, and they’ve been living on adrenaline the entire week…

…I’d promised myself I would be more aware this holiday season, so I’ve been keeping my eyes open for difficult moments or new issues.  Not surprisingly, a few have popped up here and there.