What Christmas is like for a suburban mom?
In the winter, the house in your backyard is the only place in your house that you have a Christmas tree, and your favorite candy canes hang in your front yard.
In the summer, there’s a carnival atmosphere, and it’s a place to catch the carnival parade in a park near your house.
It’s a pretty perfect Christmas for most of us.
But there’s one tiny problem.
While you’re eating, you’re also getting into some weird stuff.
You can’t buy a toy without it going into your Christmas tree.
You cannot buy a blanket without it getting into your bed.
And while the carnivals are fun, there are times when the carnies are a bit scary.
So, is Christmas really the best time to spend your precious days away from home?
Here are five things you need to know about the holiday season.