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Dear Christmas, My Three Year Old Understands the Reason for the Season, Love a Jewish Mother


Oh, Hi little one“, said this excited lady, flapping her arms, at the shopping center, “It won’t be long until Christmas… Santa is going to come and bring you lots of presents… Are you excited?!”  I did the ‘ol smile and nod as she walked past.  She was speaking to my 15 month old daughter, Goldie, who couldn’t exactly verbalize any response.   Read the rest of this entry

The Reason for the Season? Christmas Down Under

Merrrry Christmas!

Merrrry Christmas! (Don’t the kids look joyous?)

Ok, we’ll get this straight. Technically, I’m Jewish, and my husband is too… But, this post is about Christmas in Australia, because from what I have experienced, nobody really cares if you’re not a Christian. Almost no one that I have come across in Australia, politely says, ‘Happy Holidays’, like they do in America, just in case you might not celebrate Christmas. Read the rest of this entry