I assume that most mothers are like me when it comes to the holidays. We look forward to the traditions and holiday events that are sure to bring joy to our families, especially to our sweet, angelic children. We dream of shared experiences that our kiddos will treasure forever and someday pass down to their own children. We anxiously anticipate the joy on their precious little faces as they take in the sights and sounds of the holidays.
Unfortunately, it seems that my expectations of making memories during the holidays with my sweet cherubs seem to always fall short. I have compiled the following list of times when, just perhaps, my expectations may be a tad too high: