Postpone Christmas – Functionally it Makes Sense

by Rachel Baker on December 19, 2014

This is a really well-written argument for postponing Christmas to February. I like it.

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It’s because I love Christmas so much that I submit the following unconventional proposal for your consideration: Let’s postpone Christmas. Not just this year, but every year. Christmas should be in early February, not the end of December.

This may sound crazy, but delaying Christmas makes sense for a lot of practical and emotional reasons. As it stands, Christmas occurs far too soon after Thanksgiving. Four weeks, give or take, is not nearly enough time to recover from the culinary excess and psychological stress of Thanksgiving before having another almost identical meal with your crazy, lovable family. I appreciate stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pie as much as the next person, but I could stand to have a little more downtime between the Thanksgiving feast and Christmas dinner.

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