Tag: holiday stress

“Me Time” is Mandatory.

We are heading into one of the busiest and most stressful times of year, adding to the everyday stress of life.  My advice (to parents and non-parents) is to make time (even just 15mins) for you. You’ll find you can enjoy the holidays and the people around you a lot more if you’ve taken the time to take care of you (I know, I know – I will too, I promise).

Tips on Having a Tear-Free Christmas

If you celebrate Christmas, you can probably relate to the fact that there is so much pressure to have a perfect, sparkly Christmas morning.  And those of us with young children know that amongst all the sparkle, come the over-tired, overwhelmed, over-excited tears.  Here are a few things I’ve found to be helpful in navigating the chaos and minimizing the tears. THE NIGHT

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Striking Balance During the Holiday Season

The holidays. These two words can bring out a wide range of emotions for parents of young children. It can be tough to balance relaxing and enjoying the season with trying to keep some sense of normalcy and routine in your (and your child’s!) life. After all, isn’t everything more pleasant with a child who

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