We are moving into the holiday season as noticed by the days getting shorter and cooler. As a mother of three, I get both excited and feel some trepidation as the holidays approach. While they most often bring joy, thankfulness and connection to family, they can also create stress. I certainly had my share of stumbles and less than peaceful family get-togethers when my children were younger.
In this 3-part series on holidays with young children, I will share what I’ve learned over many years as both a parent and a professional working with toddlers to make this potentially trying time of year a win-win for your whole family.
WHAT YOU CAN DO TODAY: Slow down, set reasonable expectations and keep it simple. [Read more…]