Decorating the Christmas Tree



I used to be a huge proponent of glass Christmas tree ornaments. Then...I had kids. And I realized that I routinely break at least one glass ornament a year, and if I wanted my kids to be at all involved in the process of decorating, there would be MANY broken ornaments to clean up.

So I bought some pretty plastic ornaments that only bounce on our tile floor when we drop them.


I'm so glad I made that decision. One part of me wants to cover my eyes as I watch them decorating the tree (and doing it very badly), but another part is so happy to see their eager faces.


James made a little nest of ornaments in the tree.


Helen was much more caring.


 She took her job quite seriously.


I fixed the tree after the kids went to bed - I don't think I could stand to look at a kid-decorated tree all December. Haha!

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