I was a hospital nurse for years, spending many holidays working instead of being home with my family. I wrote this little story as a shout-out to all the kids who create awesome traditions--even when Mom isn't there on Christmas!
This was my first time writing for Clubhouse Jr. and it was a great experience. I completely love the artwork by Jennifer Zivoin! Seeing illustrations for a story is one of my favorite parts of having something published. You write a story without knowing what your characters look like, so when they show up in your mailbox, it makes for a good day! Most-loved surprise in these illustrations? It was Dad's receding hairline.