I saw this post on Facebook and wanted to share it for all the parents out there during the Holiday Season. I don’t know who wrote it but I couldn’t have written it better myself.
My children ask me the same question each year and after thinking about it, I decided I’d give them my real answer:
What do I want for Christmas? I want you.
I want you to keep coming around, I want you to bring your kids around, I want you to ask me questions, ask my advice, tell me your problems, ask for my opinion, ask for my help. I want you to come over and rant about your problems, rant about life, whatever.
Tell me about your job, your worries, your kids. I want you to continue sharing your life with me. Come over and laugh with me, or laugh at me, I don’t care. Hearing you laugh is music to me.
I spent the better part of my life raising you the best way I knew how, and I’m not bragging, but we did a pretty darn good job. Now, give me time to sit back and admire my work, I’m pretty proud of it!
Raid my refrigerator, help yourself, I really don’t mind. In fact, I wouldn’t want it any other way.
I want you to spend your money making a better life for you and your family, I have all the things I need. I want to see you happy and healthy. When you ask me what I want for Christmas, I say “nothing” because you’ve already been giving me my gift all year.
I want you.
If you feel the same way, feel free to copy and paste… I did! ❤️❤️❤️.