Explaining about Santa Claus

Mamacita says:  My daughter was seven when she asked the question I’d been dreading for seven years:  “Mommy, is there really a Santa Claus?” However, thanks to Caroline Quiner Ingalls, I knew exactly how to answer her.  And, this answer … Continue reading

Eve and Morn: Had You Noticed?

Mamacita says: Oh, my dears, it’s so close now, so very, very close. There are a lot of old, boring, easily offended, humorless  people out there who don’t care much for the excitement, the wonder, the sparkles and reflections and … Continue reading

Oh No She Dinnit: The Eye of the Beholder

Mamacita says:  When the kids came home on Christmas Eve, I was ready with Christmas cookies. I knew the children were glad to be home for Christmas, but I didn’t really understand all the laughing coming from the kitchen. Then … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday

Mamacita says: 1.  Thou shalt not be a victim. Thou shalt not be a perpetrator. Above all, thou shalt not be a bystander.  –engraved over the Holocaust Museum, Washington, DC 2.  A man is truly ethical only when he obeys … Continue reading

Eve and Morn

Mamacita says:  Oh, my dears, it’s so close now, so very, very close. There are a lot of old older people out there who don’t care much for the excitement, the wonder, the sparkles and reflections and tinsel and candles … Continue reading