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How to Reduce Holiday Stress 101: Trim the Holiday Card List!


The holidays are stressful, that is a fact. We are overwhelmed by gift-shopping, tree-decorating, lights-hanging, cookie-baking, and Elf-on-the-Shelf-ing (dodged it again this year, phew!). One of my goals this year is to simplify the holidays cards. Now, I can say something witty about the wisdom of doing more with less, …

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9 Steps to a Perfect Christmas Card

Christmas card supplies

I love Christmas cards. Like, I LOVE them. A lot. They’re basically my favorite activity of the entire year. And yes, mine are Christmas cards. I know some people are politically correct and send Holiday Cards. But not me. We celebrate Christmas and we’re proud of it, so I send …

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Survival of the Realist


The holidays are a time of happiness, joy, and family. And while I agree, I think we do ourselves a disservice by forgetting that they can also be a time of sadness, stress, and anxiety. But why limit it to holidays? Life is hard. Parenting is hard. Being a human …

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