Parenting Fails: 7 Ways to Make the Holidays Miserable

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By Jae Curtis

When you have children, a ton of merrymaking can make for a ton of meltdowns—for parents and kids alike. And stressed, fatigued, overworked parents usually make the situation worse when they commit classic parenting fails that turn "Deck the Halls" into a chorus of "Go to your room!" Read on to figure out where you're going wrong, and you can quickly nip those blunders in the bud to actually, you know, enjoy the holidays with your family.