Christmas morning my son opened his stocking gifts first and thanked both of us for each gift. He didn't rush. He then opened one small gift, thanked us again, and then handed me a gift to open. He took turns, waiting for his father and I each to open a present before he opened another one, and he paid attention to our reactions. He was genuinely touched to receive a pair of Air Pods, which he didn't expect. He read every card attentively, and was gracious to each of us, thanking us for the simplest gifts. He opened a box of socks, undershirts, and underwear and said, "Wow! Thank you!" He was delighted with his bathrobe and slippers, and his new pajamas. He has social graces, and he understands gratitude. He is not materialistic or boastful. Now that he is a teenager, I can see that I have been raising him right. There have been years when we have had more, and years where we have had less. He knows that the spirit of the season is not about what you receive but what you give.