Managing Your Child’s Holiday Expectations

The holiday season can be a busy and difficult time.  Families may have a list that seems never ending or have budget restraints to consider when choosing presents to give to special people this year.  Retailers and stores start marketing earlier and earlier each year with ads targeted directly at children.  Even running into a store on a quick errand can become a nightmare as displays that grab your child’s attention are placed right at the door.  Come Christmas morning, a temper-tantrum or two can erupt once all of the presents have been opened and a specific choice or two are found to be missing amongst the packages, boxes, and bags under the tree.

Here are a few tips to help manage your child’s expectations this holiday season:

Here’s to hoping you can embrace the magic this holiday season!

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