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The holidays are supposed to be a time of remembering the incredible gift we received from God–the birth of Christ. But a number of things can steal the  joy of the season. So make a few changes to rid your bah […]

It’s only the beginning of December and already people are talking about how stressed they are! Our reasons for stress are legitimate. There are family get togethers, cooking and baking, decorating, meal planning, parties, gifts to buy, financial strain and […]

Does the title, Help For The Holiday Disorganized, sound like a mental health disorder? It’s not, but if you are one of those people who gets overwhelmed by the holidays, then getting organized could do wonders for your bah hum bug […]

This year, Jill and Rick will spend Thanksgiving with Rick’s family. Jill and Rick have very different families. Jill’s family focuses Thanksgiving around Christian themes like blessings and gratitude. Rick’s family never mentions God. They are not Christians and Thanksgiving is […]

A woman walks into the mall to go Christmas shopping when suddenly she feels a sense of dread, her hands get sweaty, her heart beats faster and she feels like she is going to die. Or a man has to give a […]

Reader Question: Both my husband and I love visiting family during the holidays. Each year we are invited to both families but they live in separate states about a three-hour drive from our home. Our relationship with both families is […]

Even though I love the holidays, I also dread them because of the stress involved. I feel on-edge, my children are out of sorts and my husband and I seem to fight about family and activities to attend. I don’t […]

Today’s video blog offers a big tip on how to stress less during the holiday season. Check it out on my video blog!

Reader Question: We are attending Thanksgiving at my in-laws and I am concerned about how they will treat my children. My husband is an only child and we have three very rowdy young boys. Last time we visited, my in-laws […]

The holidays can bring overwhelming demands, over commitment, worries about finances, and unrealistic expectations. Sometimes, as a reaction to all the busyness, we find ourselves feeling down or little blue. So how can you fight those down feelings? 1) Think […]