Thursday, December 18, 2008

Dear Santa,


Poor Mrs. MamaKat has been sooo busy trying to get her Christmas gifts all made and ready (and then made again because of a “glitch” -- read here to get the story), but she didn’t leave us hanging and has given some great prompts to pick from this week….

Dear Santa,
I realize that I am a BIG girl now….but you know that I do still believe. Wow, who doesn’t believe in a chubby old fellow with a long white beard and rosy cheeks who loads us up with all the treats we want…? Santa, I think I have been a very good girl this year…well, I’ve made some boo-boos in the “relationship” department (between you and I, we’ve both made some mistakes), but we’ve worked through those and all is good there. And I guess sometimes I’m a little lacking in the parenting department (oh you know that I raise my voice a little too much at times—but geez, with 4 kids I HAVE to run a tight ship here). But for the most part, I am a very good girl… well, okay, you got me again, there are a few times that I went out and drank a few too many “adult” drinks and didn’t feel very good the next morning….
Santa, what I’d really like for Christmas is to feel some peace in my heart….. Ok, you got me AGAIN (how do you keep doing that), I do really want a CHI for my hair and some pretty diamond earrings and some new running sneakers so I can get back into my running (I promised my dad that I would run a 5K with him) and some girly/pampering items and a new laptop…. But above all of that, I want my heart to feel whole again. I’ve been struggling a lot lately with that…. I really miss my mom. I miss the companionship, friendship, support, shopping trips, dinner nights, and UNCONDITIONAL love. Yes, Santa…I am very grateful for my dad. I love him too and really don’t know what I would do without him. But you know how the mother/daughter relationship is…. And I.miss.that. I just want to be my old self again….. in everything. Santa, you know what I mean, I know you do!!
Anyway, I will leave you some really good cookies and a BIG glass of milk (sorry about this—but screw the new thing where parents make there kids leave fruits/veggies and healthy stuff, as to teach their kids “healthy habits”…I mean come on, we all know the real Santa tradition)…and I will even draw you a cute picture like I used to….

Love,
Mistletoe (like my mom used to call me) and Halfpint (like my dad still does call me)

15 comments:

Minxy Mimi said...

I hear ya... we all could use some peace in our hearts. Its so hard to be at peace inside...
I hope you get it. ((hugs)) sorry you miss your mom so much.

Jenners said...

Visiting from MamaKat's writers workshop posts...

This was funny and touching at the same time. I feel for you and the loss of your mom ... and I hope Santa comes through and brings you some peace in your heart....and maybe a sparkly diamond or two!

April said...

This was a really good post. I pray you find what you need.

Sugar Sweet Thoughts said...

Found your site from Mama Kat's.

I feel a lot of your pain. I lost my Dad this year to a tragic car accident. My heart is so broken and I have so much anger inside of me. So, to keep Christmas merry, Santa is flying down early from the North Pole to deliver Disney Tickets to me, my husband, and our 3 year old. We leave on teh 22nd for Florida and will spend Christmas with Mickey. :-)

Drama Mama said...

Awesome letter! I have not postd in a week!! Just been BUSY! I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas!

Diane said...

I hope Santa comes through for you. And if he does, put in a good word for me, will you? (I wasn't very nice in my letter and I'm pretty sure I won't inspire any peace in HIS heart ;)

Michelle said...

I hope you find your peace.

Ali said...

How lucky I was to be listed under you at SITS roll call--I loved reading your letter!

Heather Marie said...

Awww your cute letter made me smile! :)

Emily said...

Thank you for my blog award! I think you are fabolous:) FABOLOUS:))) I was having somewhat of a bad day and you just made my day uber amazing:) Thank you!!!!
I will keep you in my prayers... peace in my heart and mind is always something that I pray for..
thank yOU:)

T.J. said...

i only have 1 (so far) & i raise my voice all the time & a few "adult" beverages doesn't hurt anyone, it just makes us feel young again & makes everything "ok" even if its for a little while!!

Jen said...

I hope that you get your peace, I really really do.

La Pixie said...

wait. what? kids leave Santa veggies? no wonder they dont get what they want!!

blueviolet said...

That's a sweet letter and I lost my dad this year so I totally relate to what you're saying. It just stinks, no two ways about it.

Steve+Marie Douglas said...

Awww! I am going to be praying extra hard so that Sant brings you all that you need & WANT!!! I would absolutly love- love - love a perfume & some new clothes!! maybe I otta write Santa a letter & make him some cookies too!!

MAY OUR LORD GRANT YOU PEACE & SUSTAINING STRENGTH THROUGH THE HOLIDAY SEASON!!