I Was Ma’s Favorite Kid
My mother always made us feel extra special during the holidays.
In most homes, holiday traditions include singing Christmas carols, watching A Charlie Brown Christmas or just having a large meal. We did those things except for the singing, and that was a good thing. But the tradition I loved most started the first Christmas after I moved out of my parents’ house. I was in my early 20s and ready to be on my own.
I was the youngest of six, and I’m sure it was difficult for my