"The children were nestled all snug in their beds, while visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads." Right! Even the big kids have trouble going to sleep on Christmas Eve. And if you don't have a plan for how you'll accomplish what you need to get done, you'll be up until 2 a.m., at least.
So read Christmas Eve Tips for Single Parents to nail down what needs to be accomplished and what you can let go of (like wrapping everything).
And remember, it's not about creating the "perfect" Christmas, it's about making memories.
Related: Redefine What Christmas Means to You
Photo © Betsie Van der Meer/Getty Images