When we think about the holidays, it’s easy to picture those idyllic moments: family gathered around the table; friends stopping by to exchange gifts; festive parties full of smiling faces and tasty treats.
Those moments do happen. But there’s another reality to the holidays. There are long lines and bustling crowds at the mall. Last-minute rushes to fit in errands you never seem to remember. Pressure to have a perfect, tidy home before the guests show up. And of course the inevitable family squabbles or strained dynami