I don’t know about you, but along with all that Christmas cheer comes a whole new ballgame of parenting challenges.
From dealing with gift giving overload, to demystifying all the controversy over Elf on the Shelf, to getting your kids to bed on Christmas Eve, I’ve got you covered in my super spectacular Christmas video extravaganza!
Take a peek, let me know what you think, and be sure to share with anyone you know who’s looking to save their sanity over the holiday season!
1. How to Get Your Kids to Sleep on Christmas Eve
Because getting our kids to go to sleep over the holidays can be a real pain in the nutcracker, here’s a couple parenting hacks that have really helped us out in the sleep department. And just a heads up: If you’ve never sworn under your breath trying to get your kids into bed DO NOT WATCH THIS VIDEO.
For realz. You’ll hate it. I had Samuel L. Jackson help me out and he has a tendency to drop F-bombs like they’re hot…
2. How to Get Your Kids to Share on Christmas Morning
Teaching our kids to share can have us caught in the middle playing referee — which is not exactly the vibe I’m going for on Christmas morning! Here’s a couple of quick tips to help you make it through, no whistle required. 😉
3. Practical Tips for Christmas Gift Giving Stress
Last week we were dishing on the unwanted stress that goes hand-in-hand with gift giving and receiving over the holidays. Not sure how to tell your family that certain gifts are off-limits? Trying to cut back on the number of gifts your kids are receiving? Not sure what to do with gifts you maybe don’t want/need? This one’s for you!
4. Is “Elf on the Shelf” Bad for Kids??
And who could forget about the Elf on the Shelf?! With some referring to him as a “tyrant,” an “oppressor” and calling him a form of “lazy parenting,” I decided it was time to investigate…
Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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