What a stomach bug taught me about Christmas

Detail from Jan de Bray's Adoration of the Magi

It started the the day before with Felicity puking. Then Fionn came down with it.After he threw up more than a dozen times, he woke up several more times with night terrors. And then Jonah joined in. Ah, yes. There's nothing quite like a stomach bug for the holidays.The next morning, while I was cleaning things up and getting ready for the day, Pandora played carols in the corner. "Silent Night" started. Don't mock me, I thought. It was not a silent night. All was not calm. And all was not … [Read more...]