Yep, it’s December – so I brought out the tree and nativity and Christmas outfits with much glee. The bad shots are at least as good as the good ones, as TJ did his level best to devour his sister.
I asked Louisette to explain Christmas to TJ (curious how much she’d absorbed of our early religious education!)
“It’s a tree! The star is ’cause it’s Jesus’ birthday today. Yes. ‘Cause he made us. God is a kind of friend today. We have to wait until our Christmas is at our house. And I just need. . . [she goes and fetches a toy for TJ].
At Christmas, he was a tiny baby. He slept in a cot with some hay.”