Christmas traditions change as years go by
Yes, I really am an old softy, especially at Christmas time. The boys are grown and they have their families, so they need to make their own Christmas traditions on Christmas day.
When the boys were young, they would get up early and see what Santa left in their stockings but could not open any presents until the animals were all fed. This always added to the tension and excitement.
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