When you give kids real jobs, they become more invested in the joy of Thanksgiving. (Plus, you’ll lighten your load.)
We share 8 easy rituals — from neighborhood light walks to local craft fairs to building LEGO sets — in the hopes of inspiring your own low-key holiday fun.
In Episode 106 of the Edit Your Life podcast, Christine and I give you permission to edit the guilt out of your family gatherings.
Christine and I share 8 tips for editing your holiday gift list without tamping down your generosity, including perspective shifts to help you refocus on connection instead of obligation, how to get organized, clutter-free (and in some cases, virtually cost-free) gift alternatives including gifts that give back, plus tips for communicating with your family so everyone’s gift expectations are on the same page.
Christine and I talk about how motherhood differed when each of our kids was born, and share our favorite and least favorite things about motherhood, the key things we have learned from being moms, and what we actually want for Mother’s Day.
We share 9 ideas for how to relax the craziness around gifts — keeping the physical crap to a minimum without tamping down generosity.
Sometimes there’s just not enough room to host all of your houseguests. Rooms in nearby hotels can solve the problem — and be a good value, too.
Too often we let household to-do’s and entertaining “shoulds” get in the way of simply being with people in our homes.
An unexpected reminder to enjoy this moment, because we’re almost at the end of this chapter together.
Christine and I talk about what our kids are planning on for Halloween this year followed by a rebroadcast of our seven tips for de-stressing Halloween.