The holiday season officially kicks off soon, even though in many ways it feels as though it’s already here! Do you get stressed during the holiday season? Is it a bit overwhelming for you?
With family, children, gifts, cookies, parties, holiday orders and much more, it’s easy to understand why you might be feeling a little overwhelmed at the moment! It’s normal and I assure you, you are not alone!
Take a deep breath.
Here are five easy, straight-forward ways to help eliminate some of that stress you might be feeling as the holiday season approaches.
1. Don’t take on more than you can handle!
As mothers, we often have difficulty telling people no. It’s okay to do that, and sometimes you need to in order to maintain your sanity. Try not to feel guilty. Each of us has our limits and we need to know and respect them. The world will not end if you don’t send an extra treat to your child’s holiday party or if you don’t host the neighborhood holiday open house. If you feel the need to add something to your list this year, make sure your take something else off! (more…)
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