To the mom who is three weeks postpartum, engorged, cramping and tired, you don't have to go to the annual family Christmas party.
To the mom with two under the age of two, you don't have to pack up the minivan and drive 10 hours to spend hectic 5 days in the homes of family or a hotel. It is perfectly okay for you to pass on this year's festivities.
To the vegan mom who is tired of their lifestyle and food choices being the subject of constant ridicule, why not make your own traditions in your own home with people who will respect and honor the choices that you make for your family.
To the mom who has traveled every Christmas to visit her in laws or her own family, but wants to begin her own time honored traditions, this is the year!