O Holy Night – Seriously?
ALT="Nativity scene"

By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer I think the flagship song of religious Christmas celebration should be retitled: “O Horrifying Night.” (Before you stop reading to write me a scathing email, think about it.) The whole Nativity scenario is the perfect setup for stress: essential homelessness for a young expectant mother—no

Read More »
Perplexing perfection
ALT="child hanging ornaments"

By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer A parent of a young child told me last week that this year’s Christmas-tree decorating experience was the best ever. Why? Because the parent discovered that the tree didn’t have to be perfect. At least not in anyone’s eyes but the child’s. Ornaments were

Read More »