Are you anxious thinking about the holidays coming up and all the family that’s about to descend on your house? Or maybe you’re traveling to be with your kids or grandkids?
Thanksgiving and Christmas are such sweet times — but they can be so stressful, too!
Here’s the deal: No one has a Hallmark-holiday family. Families are messy. Your kids might misbehave. Your extended family may have different beliefs or values. You may try to help out and have your efforts rebuffed or misinterpreted.
But there are things you can do now, before the craziness begins, to prepare your heart and mind for this precious time.
Need a plan for how to approach the holidays with your family this year? Watch this video for specific ideas and guidance.
It starts, of course, with having realistic expectations — but there’s a lot more to consider. So take just a few minutes to watch this video and get your heart in the right place for the upcoming holidays.
May your family time be blessed!