By Lori Lite ‘Tis the season to be jolly… and stressed out? Yes, the Children’s Hospital of Central California sadly points out an increase in child abuse during the holidays due to stress. Unmanaged Christmas stress can turn into anger and violence. Let’s keep the holidays bright with an emphasis on connecting and strengthening [...]
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by Lori Lite They know when you are sleeping, they know when you’re stressed out! The American Psychology Association noted that 39% of children feel sad and worried when their parents are stressed. Holidays bring heighten emotions and challenges. A little awareness and a few tips to reduce holiday stress and increase Christmas joy!
By Lori Lite Stress is contagious…but so is joy! The American Psychology Association noted that 91% of children are aware of parent stress. Holidays bring an increase in emotions, spending, entertaining, traveling, changes in routine, and family stress. Tips reduce Christmas stress, promote family, and make room for more joy.
By Cindy Springsteen and Lori Lite As the Christmas and Hanukkah seasons are approaching us quickly, we are faced with our teenagers being home for the holidays and the question of how to have a stress free holiday with teens. This is a very exciting time for teens, as the stresses of homework and tests [...]