How to Make this Christmas Season Less Stressful (and Better than Ever)

How to Make this Christmas Season Less Stressful (and Better than Ever) November 25, 2018

It’s easy to be drawn into all the madness.  It starts with relatively good things that are blown way out of proportion.  Just the other day, I was on Facebook and saw that several of my friends were upset because their kids came home complaining about their Elf on the Shelf being absent.  These poor mothers were sweating bullets over their error in forgetting when the magical elf would make his or her appearance.  The madness!  The Elf on the Shelf isn’t a terrible thing at all, but our obsession with outdoing each other… I mean trying to be creative for our kiddos, is defeating the whole purpose of adding a little magic and wonder to the Christmas season for our little ones.  I mean, honestly, our kids are not going to have emotional issues later in life due to the fact that “Sprinkles the Elf” didn’t make a flour-angel or poop skittles in the toilet during one childhood Christmas. Good grief!  Let’s give ourselves a break. But…


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