My oldest child made me a cup of tea and used whole milk as creamer. Dairy does not always agree with me and it seems today, my lactose intolerance will rear its ugly head. But consuming things you don't like for the greater good is not that much of a sacrifice.
Preteen, when you tell me to get out of YOUR room, I stand in confusion trying to understand the words that are coming out of your mouth. Now, I'm not saying things can't be ours and I'm not saying you can't have some privacy. But let's practice gratefulness, respectfulness and tread carefully when using sassy tones.
For weeks I've been saying Christmas is miles away, but now things are getting real. There's only time to worry about the bare minimum. It's every man for themselves! Grab what you can and start wrapping for the love of all that is good and decent! We're running out of time!