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Tips for Keeping Peace in the Family at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is here– complete with exaggerated media images of how the day should be – and you may be trying to conform to unrealistic ideals. As a member of the sandwichgeneration with extra demands on your time and added responsibilities, are you on emotional overload? If so, just remind yourself that nothing’s perfect. Following these common sense strategies will help you create a calmer holiday for you and your family: 1. Realize that anticipatory anxiety is common. Financial burdens and extra chores when entertaining family can make you feel apprehensive … Continue reading

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