Here is our 12 step guide for surviving the holidays and (hopefully) feeling somewhat wiser.

 

Aphorism No.6

A lot of Christmas happens for the children. We might feel foolish when we play along for them, pretending to believe in Santa, putting on paper hats, or telling slightly lame jokes. Perhaps it seems strange to celebrate for their sake — and yet by doing this we are demonstrating something important: that everyone is a bit of a fool. That no one is too old to for a bit of play.