Ep. 54 - When It's The Holidays

The holiday season is around the corner…and if you’ve ever felt overwhelmed, exhausted, resentful, or stressed out by the holiday, this is the conversation for you.

Guest Brooke Romney shares actionable takeaways to help us design a more meaningful and manageable holiday by letting go of old traditions that are missing the mark, adjusting traditions that need to evolve with our growing family, and giving ourselves permission to create a holiday that is fun for everyone – including you.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Ways to identify the truly meaningful traditions that our kids enjoy – so we can let go of the ones that are, well, clutter.
  • How to set boundaries with the expectations of extended family, and be sensitive to the needs of others without compromising your own well-being.
  • The importance of creating a holiday that moms enjoy too – and how to do it.
  • How to transform your experience of certain traditions that you haven’t loved in the past when you know how much it means to someone in your family.
  • How to build a positive relationship with your teens.

Valuable Takeaways:

  • This holiday, watch for the unexpected magical moment when you can say to yourself, “This is what Christmas feels like.”
  • “It’s never too late to be the parent you wanted to be.”
  • Set the intention that the first thing you say to your child (as they get up in the morning, walk in from school, sports, etc.) is something positive.

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