Last Christmas cri du chat syndrome was constantly in the back of my mind. I was wondering and worrying about what it would mean for our future Christmases. This year it wasn’t so encroaching and suffocating. I’m not naive enough to think that we won’t have to adapt our holidays for Nathan in some ways, and he for us in others. However, I was able to be in the moments more and enjoy the stage we’re in today.
Another Christmas come and gone.
This year was especially simple and sweet.
Here are some of my favorite moments.
Sitting on Santa’s Lap
My favorite pictures are from the boys on Santa’s lap. At first Nathan was curious about Santa, but his first love is his brother. Mac was such a good sport–better than I would have been–with the hair and face grabbing. We’re going to have to work on that because Santa’s beard is next. I can tell.
Stockings on Christmas Morning
Nathan is starting to check with me and see if I approve of what he’s grabbing. Here’s the classic “look.”
Brothers in Christmas Jammies
I’m telling you Nafe loves his brother. No one can make him laugh like Mac. No one.
Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.” -Luke 2:11
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