Yes, it’s the most wonderful time of the year; with the kids jingle belling and everyone telling you “be of good cheer,” it’s the hap-hap-happiest season of all. Right? We get all hell bent on achieving the Norman Rockwell Christmas Ideal. We pine for the comforts found in traditions and in keeping our own childhood wonder alive.
Our stress is self-imposed. It comes from our fighting against the simple fact that things are not as we want them to be. Find out why I believe Holiday Stress Is Our Own Creation in an article I wrote for HuffPost Canada Parents.