This holiday season our family gathers around our $3 Advent calendar each night. Before one of the kids moves the snowflake to the next day, we tell them a little more of the Christmas story. Tonight when we were reviewing it went like this:
Me: Why do we celebrate Christmas?
Kids: Because Jesus Happy Birthday!
Me: Good! What was Jesus’ mommy’s name?
Me: Great job. When Jesus was inside Mary’s tummy, what did she ride on?
Kids: A horse! I mean, a donkey!
Me: Good. Now, do you remember the city they went to?
The Husband: Buh-buh-buh (making B sounds)
Also, we have one of those Little People Nativity play things and my dog Hooch keeps eating the pieces and yesterday he ate Baby Jesus.
Please don’t tell Santa.