Hi ❣ It’s so nice to see you,- like always 😊 I hope all is fine with you 🧡
It’s just one month to Christmas, a Christmas that probably will be a bit strange and different for many people around the world this year 🌏.
I knew already last Christmas that I was probably going to be and spend this this Christmas alone, and now I don’t mind to be alone at Christmas anymore. I think this will be the 4. or 5. Christmas I’m spending alone. The first ones was difficult and sad. But after a while you in a way get use to it, and do the best of it instead, or at least I try to do the best of it 😊.
I knew my children’s plan was to celebrate the Christmas time in Norway this year, because more and less they spend every second Christmas with me and every second Christmas with their dad. Natural enough. But there has been some changes this year, for my children’s Christmas plans. Changes they haven’t made, but the coronavirus and the situation around this has changed their plans.
My son in the middle is already in Norway, so his Christmas plans will probably “go” more and less the way he had in mind. My oldest son and my daughter has no possibility for travelling to Norway this year. They can travel, but because of the situation they need to be in quarantine for 10 days when they arrives to Norway. This is the 10 days of holiday they have to visit family and friends, something that’s not possible when they need to be 10 days in quarantine ⏳.
And the plane tickets are also not to cheapest ones at the moment either 🛩.
I was first a bit happy for this, because that ment we could celebrate Christmas evening together. My oldest son, my daughter, maybe her boyfriend and me 🥰. We all live in Andalucia and with the different restrictions in the beginning of October we could actually visit each other as long as we didn’t travel out from Andalucia’s borders.
Then there come some new restrictions, and we are at the moment not allowed to border the different city borders in Andalucia either. What means,- I cant visit my children, my children cant visit me at the moment. And the way it is now with this new restrictions,- means, my oldest son will be alone with his dog at the mountains this Christmas, and my daughter will be together with her boyfriend in Malaga this Christmas eve. And I will be here in the town I’m living in.
I will “survive” to be alone, ” been there- done that” 😊. And,- I also know my oldest son will be okay with the Christmas- evening alone, or not alon, together with his dog, Zorro 🐕. He has been working so many Christmas evenings already in his life, so he will be fine. But of course I also know if he could choose he had probably celebrate the Christmas together with us 🥰.
I know my daughter will manage it too, at the same time as I know this will be most hard for her to not celebrate the Christmas evening together with her family. And she is “just” 20 years old. I know she is a marvellous young adult woman, but I also know she will feel this Christmas time in her heart a bit different then the Christmas- times before. And that doesn’t feel very good for a mammi heart to know 🧡. I know she will manage it. I know she will “survive”, I even know she will try her best to do the best of it with a smile….even when she doesn’t feel to good and to happy in her heart.
I know she will have a good time together with her boyfriend during the Christmas- eve, but I know it is not the Christmas she had in mind or was looking forward too.
It’s something special with the Christmas- time and to be together with the closest ones 🧡. At the same time as there are people who have no one to celebrate the Christmas together with.
But for many people the Christmas- time is about family and friends, celebration, traditions and cultures. Except from this year. Probably will there be a bit less of celebration together with family and friends, a bit less of cultures and traditions too, the Christmas 2020 🎉.
So what to do about that? 🌲 Hopefully most will manage to do the best of this different Christmas celebration this year 🎅.
I know my daughter and my oldest son has “a just in case ticket in their arm” in case there will be the same restrictions as now in the Christmas- time too. They are both registered in my adresse and I’m their mammi 🧾. They can use this paper at Christmas, in case, but its mainly created for emergency situations. And it depends a bit about what kind of police or military person who are stopping them on their way to my home during the Christmas-time. Some will accept the paper, some will not. And of course, it depends also about my children if they take the chance to use this paper. It’s actually not an emergency situation to celebrate or not celebrate the Christmas together with their mammi 😊. And I really do understand if they choose to not try to use this paper during the Christmas- time. It’s not sure it’s worth the risk.
I’m actually not sure if I should start baking some of Christmas cakes or not 🥨. My plan was not to bake cakes this year, because I was going to not celebrate Christmas anyway. But maybe I can bake a bit? In case? Or just for myself?😊 I see what I will do, and decide. It’s still one month to Christmas- eve, and different things and changes can happen during the nexts weeks 😊. We are starting to get use to changes now at days. Different restrictions changes that in some or another way affects our life, our society, our culture and traditions too 😊.
It will be Christmas anyway in some or another way, together with my children or not, with homemade Christmas cookies or not 😊🥨🎅. It’s just to wait and see what’s happen, and do the best of it 🌲. Maybe Santa Claus has some special nice surprises this year? 🎁 😊
I wish you a great day or evening wherever in the world you are 🧡. Thank you so much for using your time and dropping by my blog 🧡.
See you soon 😊
I’m not sure how this Christmas 2020 will be 🌲. The plan was to not celebrate Christmas at all, but then the corona- situation changed that plan a bit to maybe celebrate together with two of my children 🥰. And then there come some new restrictions …. again, and they maybe did change the plans…. again 🎅. So it’s just to wait and see, and try to do the best of it 🎁.
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