A Blended Families Holiday: The Survival Guide

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Give Back

If holiday pressures become overwhelming, consider volunteering with the family to help keep everything in perspective. Prepare a meal with for a family in need, invest in Toys for Tots, or serve up food at a local soup kitchen during holiday hours. Taking the time to consider others helps everyone step back from immediate pressures and remember the true spirit of the holidays. This in turn can remind your blended clan to be more flexible and understanding when tensions flare.