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10
Nov
2011
happythanksgiving

With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner we thought we’d highlight a couple of our favorite Family Matters Holiday (web) resources.

Here’s our top 5 links ::

1) 10 Ways to Reduce Family Stress (For the Holidays and Beyond)

Who could use a little less stress around the holidays?  ME, ME, ME!!! Be sure to head on over to this post for some great suggestions on how to minimize the stress and increase the joy in this year’s holiday season.

2) God filled (and stressless) Family Traditions for Thanksgiving

Traditions provide anchors during the uncertain times of life.  In this post Darcy shares some principles to practice as you establish God filled, stressless family traditions.

3) Recipes for Holidays Treats

Looking for a few new holiday recipes? Just looking at these recipes might make you hungry for some yummy holiday cooking.  Don’t say I didn’t warn you ;)

4) Keeping Christ in Christmas

It’s so easy to get caught up in the busyness of the Christmas season.  In this link Darcy highlights a few ways they have intentionally worked hard to keep Christ the center of their celebrations.

5) Parenting Q&A

Tim and Darcy answer the question  asked by many parents - Now that the holiday season is here, how do we keep our kids from getting the greedies and keep the focus on Christ?

Here are more holiday articles from the Family Matters Website

Reaching Out

Traditions and Tips

Treats & Traditions

For more help in slowing your family schedule and reducing family stress read Dr. Kimmel’s book Little House on the FreewayHelp for the Hurried Home, also available in audio book format. Makes a great Christmas gift!

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