I’m sure we have all heard the phrase “Life is not made up of the breaths you take, but the moments that take your breath away”. These moments then turn into the memories we cherish.
As the holidays approach I encourage you to think back to when your children were small and the magic of Christmas carried them through the entire year. “Santa is watching” were the magic words when they were misbehaving and the threat of coal in a stocking was one of the worst punishments ever.
The traditions that were created in your home, like hustling around the kitchen as the oven preheated to bake the Christmas cookies and those brisk winter days spent dressing your home in lights that would twinkle and shine, are now the memories that make the holidays feel like the holidays.
For most people, when your thinking about Christmas, you are not remembering what gifts you received, but the time you spent setting up the tree in your living room with your family. The stories shared as you carefully unwrap each ornament and hang the stockings on the mantle over the warm glow of fire burning.
In my house, once the tree was up, we would always enjoy a cup of hot cocoa by the fire while watching our favorite holiday movie Miracle on 34th Street.
We did all of this in preparation and anticipation of those Christmas mornings when our kids faces would light up as they crept down the stairs to get the first glimpse of the tree and the gifts that lye below it. In those single moments, grew memories that we cherish.
After the gifts were unwrapped, the children would always bundle up to go play with their new treasures out in the yard. Maybe it was your daughter learning to rider her new bike down the driveway, or your son who couldn’t wait to swing his new baseball bat. Your yard is the home to those Christmas memories for them.
For you, the memories you cherish may be the Christmas dinners when Grandma, Grandpa, and the entire family would come over to enjoy a meal around the special dining room table that was used twice a year. The noise of pots and pans clinking and the fire cracking in the background and the smell of the food filled the home. Stories were shared, laughs were had, and even more memories were made.
As time passes, memories fade and new memories are made. Your home has served as the backdrop for some of your most cherished holiday moments, maybe without having even realized it.
Your home has served you well over the years and holds the memories most cherished by you and your children. The time is approaching where a change is needed, but how do you move away from the home that has so much meaning?
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