"Santa's Dilemma"

"Do we indulge our children out of eagerness to cement our family?" One mom questions her true reasons for showering her children with Christmas gifts.

An adoptive mom stands in front of a pile of Christmas gifts

This year, we’ve vowed to cut back at Christmas. Well, perhaps it wasn’t a vow, but at least a serious intent to try. Then again, they are children for such a short time.


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