If you are anything like me the upcoming holiday season is both something to look forward to and a source of stress. Why? Because as much as I enjoy the time off, long walks in the snow, and cozying up on the couch with a hot beverage, the holidays also mean holiday work parties, kids hyped on treats, and obligatory visits to family members and friends. Exhausted anyone?
How can we as parents prepare to ensure the holidays go as smoothly as possible? Here are a few suggestions to reflect on.