Tips and tricks
For most families, the holidays are exciting — filled with laughter, late nights and cheer. But at the same time, they can be very overwhelming. With strained budgets, family obligations, additional travel plans, and the kids hyped up about being out of school for two weeks, this happy occasion can soon turn your household upside down, making you frazzled instead of festive.
Here are some tips to help keep everything (and everyone) in line this season so you can enjoy the last few weeks of the year with peace of mind.
A version of this article appeared in our December 2012 issue under the headline "Holiday Planner: Have a peaceful holiday," pp.12-13.