The holidays can be stressful and overwhelming, especially if you’re a single parent. You want to show your kids all the wonder and joy that December brings, but that doesn’t have to mean bringing them to every holiday event you’re invited to or baking a billion cookies together. Follow these tips to keep yourself and your kids sane this season.
Remember that sometimes less is more. Narrowing holiday fun down to a few meaningful events will give you more bonding time and less stress.
Set a half hour time limit on activities for young ones, since they can be overwhelmed easily.
You don’t have to go all out with the baking – save time by getting pre-made dough and have fun with the decorating (after all, that’s the most fun!).
Make sure to make time for yourself, too! It’s okay to find a sitter and enjoy a night out with kids your own age.
Read the full article here: Holiday Parenting For Single Moms