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.