Pictures have been taken of the tree, the video camera is charged and ready for the moment, the worst of the debris field has been isolated to other rooms than the living room, the last of the presents are wrapped, and the stockings that were hung by the chimney with care have been visited by St. Nicholas.
And in just a minute, Mommy and Daddy will go to bed.
(It could have been worse. No assembly was required -- yet! :) )