Parent's guide to managing holiday expectations

Christmas is here, and expectations for a successful holiday for kids (as well as parents) is high. So how do we manage those expectations?

FOX 11 parenting contributor Donna Tetreault is here with some tips.

HOLIDAY PARENTAL TIPS:

  1. Express Gratitude!
  2. Don't sweat the small stuff.
  3. Be mindful of media portrayals of the "perfect Christmas/holiday."
  4. Meal and clean-up.
  5. Be an example on how to avoid and handle family tension and/or stress.

Your can follow Donna Tetreault on Twitter at: @donnatetreault and check out her reports on her official website at DonnaTetreault.com

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