There are two days every year (well four if you count Boxing Day and New Year's Day) which count in my family as family days.
Chatting to one of my friends last night, who's recently got engaged, I considered the partner conundrum. Obviously you spend time with your respective families when the relationship starts out, but how do you split your time when you're a little more long term, or even married?
More pressing, however, how do you introduce a partner to the entire clan when you know that they're going to be swallowed up in a wave of Italian and Irish exclamations?!
Either way, I love family time - even if they drive me bonkers the rest of the time.