Ever since I can remember. I’ve always had a love hate relationship with the holidays. For a couple reasons; one because my birthday is two days before Christmas. Thus causing the ever so famous bundled gift or people forgetting about my birthday all in all. I’ve tried so many years to organize…
My Birthday Comes on Christmas
Mine is 12/23 and I love it! It was a little less fun growing up as I could never celebrate my birthday at school with cupcakes on my actual birthday - it was always the week before, and a lot of my friends were not around to come to a party. So that was a little disappointing. But now it’s lots of fun. My husband’s is 12/30, so December is just one big festive time.
—Marketplace listener Ariel
Happy Birthday, Merry Christmas (The Regulars Band original song)
In late December, millions of Americans celebrate Christmasand some of them celebrate birthdays, too. Last year, L.V. Anderson explained why being a Christmas baby isnt as bad as some people think. Her argument is reprinted below. Ive come to expect a certain kind of response when I tell someone my…