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Managing The Holiday Blues

Managing The Holiday Blues

Holiday season is a time for celebration for most, but can be a time many of us experience sadness, stress, anxiety, fatigue, and even depression – especially, if we don’t have extended family or many friends.

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All I Want For This Holiday Season Is...SLEEP!

All I Want For This Holiday Season Is...SLEEP!
I love this time of year. The changing colors, the crisp air and the sound of fallen leaves crunching under your feet when you go for walks. It’s boot and sweater season, and the shining sun on a beautiful fall day makes for a really special time. But along with the changing season and the first snowfalls, the craziness of the holidays begins to set in.

This can often be a stressful time of the year, with work parties, family gathering obligations, and endless amounts of food to make and eat! Schedules and routines often get thrown out the window. That's ok. I’m here to tell you how to enjoy the holidays while ensuring that your sleep schedule doesn’t get off track.

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How To Enjoy A Well-Rested Holiday Season

How To Enjoy A Well-Rested Holiday Season

 

Christmas is in two days? What!? The weeks leading up to the holidays can be filled with more sugar, more parties, and more excitement for your children, and that can lead to some serious holiday stress, not just for them, but for you, too! The challenge to keep from ruining your little one’s sleep, while still managing to have an enjoyable time celebrating is a big one, but don’t worry–it’s possible.

Here are a few tips to make sure your child is sleeping when Santa comes down the chimney:

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