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A Mashup of Christmas, Ollie’s six month birthday, and New Year’s

It’s been a busy, busy, busy few weeks. I know that most families out there understand exactly and this year we added another kid to the mix so it was even crazier for us. I’m talking about the week before Christmas, the week of Christmas, and the week after celebrating the new year. Complete CHAOS. Say it with me: CHA-OS. It feels good to bond with you over our mutual understanding of chaos. We really get each other, huh? Christmas 2015 was the best Christmas that the Taylor’s have had so far. I hope it was yours too! Every year I struggle with helping my kids balance the excitement of getting gifts with the true meaning of Christmas and that is God fulfilling all his promises by sending His son to Earth as a baby. That is the greatest gift of all. It’s all very hard to understand when you’re small, so it’s difficult. I want them to know why we are celebrating, but I also want them to experience the joy of gift giving …