Category: Family Tips

7 Ways to Deal With Holiday Guilt Trips

Holiday travel is always hectic and stressful, but perhaps the worst part of the season comes in the form of another kind of trip altogether: the guilt trip. This time of year, it seems impossible to please everyone all the time – and it likely is. When you start feeling guilty, take a step back… Read more »

6 Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues as a Single Parent

When you’re a single parent, the holiday season can be a bit overwhelming. And though you’re likely hoping to make the holidays magical for your children, this can be tough when you’re fighting feelings of depression or loneliness. Here are a few ways to combat those blues and enjoy the holidays with your family. Feel… Read more »

5 Reasons to Always be Grateful for Family

We know as well as anyone: family relationships can be tough. But this time of year, as you’re thinking about everything you’re thankful for, we’re sure your family tops the list. That’s because, at the end of the day, your family is your support system and gives you purpose in life. Here are a few… Read more »

How to Tactfully Opt Out of Family Holiday Events

Stuck with the ever-difficult decision about spending the next big holiday at your parents’ home or your in-laws’? That predicament can be even more troubling if you don’t want to do either! Don’t worry; it’s okay to want to spend the holidays in the comfort of your own home and your own family traditions. But… Read more »

6 Rules of Holiday Child-Sharing

Sharing custody of your children is never easy, but it can be particularly difficult – and painful – during the holiday season. Whether or not it’s your turn to see your child’s eyes light up on Christmas morning, or share the fun of the eighth night of Hanukkah, there are a few things you can… Read more »

6 Ways to Avoid Family Drama This Holiday Season

It’s Halloween, and that means the holiday season is just around the corner. It also means that you’ve likely already begun asking questions like “my family or yours?” While the holiday season is a time of cheer and joy, it can also be stressful when it comes to family situations. Here are a few ways… Read more »

Keeping Kids Safe this Halloween

When you’re a child, there’s no time of year quite like Halloween. From dressing up in crazy costumes to roaming the neighborhood for candy and sweets to parties at school and church, this is truly a magical time of year for a kiddo. Unfortunately, it can also be a dangerous time of year – particularly… Read more »