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25 Days of Christmas #7: Most Memorable Christmas


When I went into the Navy, my eldest son was only a year old. I saw him a few times the first year and a half, but then I got stationed on the other side of the country and eventually was deployed. My last year in the Navy, I gave birth to my youngest son and it wasn’t until he was a year and a half that I finally had the money to go home for the first time in years to see my eldest son.

My sons - Christmas 2007

My sons – Christmas 2007

There was nothing super special about Christmas that year. My ex-husband and I spent a lot of it arguing because he spent our return home trip money. My family took his side, despite the fact he was irresponsible and I had to get home on time to get back to work. Just the normal holiday family drama. But it was the time that I got to spend with both of my sons that made it memorable for me. It was the first of several Christmases I got to spend with both of my boys. But most importantly, it was the first time they met.

What’s your most memorable Christmas?

About Kristine

As an aspiring author, avid bookworm, fitness fanatic and dedicated mother, there just aren't enough hours in the day. I write or post about things I'm passionate about and spend my time trying to make the most of every day. Life may be a tough journey, but I have my ruby red slippers and am content on skipping along this yellow brick road until the end of the line.

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