People often assume I’m the youngest sibling in my family because I’m not married. But the fact of the matter is that both my younger siblings are married. I’m the oldest child.
The older I get, the more exhausting childcare sounds. Don’t get me wrong, I love my nieces and nephews and even my friends’ kids. They are all truly delightful. It’s just that work takes up so much of my life that fitting little ones (and especially biological little ones) into that mix 24/7 seems pretty impossible.
I don’t think that being single at the holidays has to be a bad thing. Yeah, all those dating websites and jewelry companies seem to want to make me think otherwise but I find the holidays to be one of the best times to be flying solo. Continue reading