As an adult, I rarely get Christmas gifts anymore – it’s mostly about the kids now. But the last couple years, I’ve received two simple gifts that I’ll keep forever (which is saying a lot, because there are very few things that I keep at all). Aunt S usually gives us a card at Christmas that is scrapbook worthy (if I had one). Her personal messages are very heartfelt and it means a lot to me that we have the approval of a member of our kids’ first family. I feel very confident knowing that Aunt S has confidence in us. And, of course, it’s obvious that I value her just as much. At the risk of being cliché, I really do believe that the best gifts are the relationships that we’re blessed with, even the unexpected ones.