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11 Truths Of Reliving The Holidays Through Your Kids' Eyes

When you're a parent, you get to experience the joy of the holidays like a kid for a second time! Just like the Citi® Double Cash card earns you cash back twice — earn 1% when you buy and another 1% as you pay for your purchases.

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1. You can stay in your PJs all day and not feel lazy.

What good are family holiday photos if you're not all rocking the same #iwokeuplikethis style?
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What good are family holiday photos if you're not all rocking the same #iwokeuplikethis style?

2. You remember the delight of drinking hot chocolate for breakfast.

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You can't put marshmallows in coffee!

3. Cookie decorating goes back to being a wacky, sprinkle-covered blast.

You don't have to worry about icing between the lines!
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You don't have to worry about icing between the lines!

4. You have an excuse to sing holiday songs out loud.

Nothing embarassing about a good ol' family sing-along!
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Nothing embarassing about a good ol' family sing-along!

5. You'll want to drive around the neighborhood to ooh and aah over everybody's decorations.

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Investigating who put up the most insane multicolored light display, went overboard with the fake icicles, or bought the biggest blow-up snowman never ceases to entertain!

6. You can break out those holiday stories you loved when you were little.

Flashback to heart-warming memories of your own parents reading them to you. :)
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Flashback to heart-warming memories of your own parents reading them to you. :)

7. No one will judge what your snowman looks like.

As long as there's a head, a body, eyes and it doesn't immediately fall over, it's totally a winner!
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As long as there's a head, a body, eyes and it doesn't immediately fall over, it's totally a winner!

8. But making the perfect snow angel becomes the ultimate source of satisfaction again.

You could literally do this all day. Not a bad workout, either!
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You could literally do this all day. Not a bad workout, either!

9. The pure giddiness of unwrapping gifts comes flooding back.

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"It's...a...box! Its...a...nother box! Its...a...spa gift certificate! Just what I always wanted!"

10. Staying up late/waking up early feels new and exciting again.

Nothing like breaking routine to make you (temporarily) forget you're grown up. ;)
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Nothing like breaking routine to make you (temporarily) forget you're grown up. ;)

11. And, most importantly, you go back to experiencing what the season is truly about.

Forgot to put your boss on your gift list again? OH WELL. ❤️ + 👪 are really all that matters.
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Forgot to put your boss on your gift list again? OH WELL. ❤️ + 👪 are really all that matters.

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