Personally, I think she just wanted to convince me that her kids are "math whizzes", but since I know her
This paragraph was intended for those cool people (the opposite of pretentious a-hole) who write funny, entertaining and clever "family newsletters".
"I am not saying all Christmas letters are bad. I know some people genuinely like to tell friends and family the crazy happenings in their household. This blog is proof of that. I have read very funny, lighthearted letters that leave me feeling happy, entertained, and informed about people that I don't often hear from. These include wins & loses, happy & sad times, good & bad news.......LIFE. They don't try to gloss over life and all that comes with it, with new houses and smart kids. These are letters I can relate to, because I don't get the impression that I am supposed to be impressed."
So my opinion stands. Most Christmas letters suck with the force of a thousand hookers, but not all of them.