3 WAYS TO MAKE SURE YOU
DON'T MISS CHRISTMAS
By Jon Acuff
Christmas is about 7 minutes long when you have kids. One minute it’s Thanksgiving, and the next you’re putting away your ornaments. Nothing moves as fast as the holidays, and it’s no wonder that so many people find this time of year stressful. How do you make sure you make the most of your Christmas?
Here are three simple ways.
1. DO ONE LESS THING
I’m terrible at being still. On Saturdays, I often ask my wife, “What are we doing today?” She’ll look up from a book or knitting and say, “This, this is what we’re doing. The kids are playing. You’ve built a fire. This is enough.” Maybe you over stuff your calendar like me, especially during Christmas. Well this year, do one less thing. Don’t try to fit it all in. Look at your list of activities and remove one. Leave some room around the edges of your calendar and give the rest of what you’ll do some breathing room.
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