The holidays can be a very stressful time of the year for a whole host of reasons. Many couples say that navigating the expectations of their extended family is on or near the top of the list of reasons for experiencing stress! Why is this so prevalent? Do your attempts to please grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, and other extended family members hijack some of the "Merry" in your Christmas holidays, or, worse yet, prevent you from creating your own family traditions?
Today we talk about how to navigate the touchy subject of creating your own family holiday traditions when the extended family members mentioned above have other plans or expectations in mind. This episode will help you and your spouse create a plan that you can both feel great about!
After all, it is perfectly natural to establish holiday traditions that will make every year something to look forward to for everyone in your family! It is possible to feel less stress and more MERRY this holiday season... we are sure of it!
So let's get started!