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How to Make Holiday Birthdays Special

It was a balmy 70 degrees in Nashville the day we brought my youngest son home from the hospital. The temperatures were certainly unexpected for the week of Christmas, so he wore a long-sleeved onesie in lieu of the adorable penguin fleece outfit I had packed so carefully in my hospital bag for my December […]

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Mocktail Recipes for the Holidays

Growing up, I always felt so special when my dad or one of my grandpas ordered a Shirley Temple for me. Back then, I had never heard of mocktails, but I enjoyed having my own fancy drink at a family celebration or holiday event. This certainly didn’t happen every time we went out to eat. But […]

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Finding Joy in New Traditions

I woke up on the morning after Thanksgiving feeling uneasy. Surprisingly, it wasn’t because of the three helpings of turkey, mashed potatoes, heaping globs of stuffing, and other tasty sides I had indulged in the day before (although I’m sure that wasn’t helping anything — especially my waistline).  No. My reason? The day after Thanksgiving arrived, […]

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Creating Holiday Traditions While Traveling

Many of us find ourselves traveling during the holiday season. Whether we have to fly across the country or drive a few hours, the busiest time to travel is between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Spending the holidays with extended loved ones is always special, but it can also be challenging to create your own family traditions […]

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Creating Holiday Boundaries

Do the words “boundaries” and “holidays” make your cringe? Because, in your head, they equal confrontations and hurt feelings? Yeah. Me too. Holidays are great for making fun memories with your loved ones. But they also mean juggling where to spend your time with family. Whether you live in the same town as your parents […]

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