“I just don’t understand why your mom has to have the Christmas decorations like that. It’s dangerous for the kids.”
“Maybe I don’t feel like going Christmas caroling in the neighborhood. Why can’t your dad understand that?”
“Why does your sister insist we keep up with that silly tradition? I never did that in my family.”
Yes, the holidays are in full swing and that means visiting with family.
And it often means (gulp) visiting your in-laws and possibly the entire clan.
During the holidays, emotions and expectations run high. Getting along with your own family can be challenging enough let alone getting along with your spouse’s family.
To maintain marital happiness, it’s important to know how to not only survive the holidays with your extended family, but to really enjoy them.[Continue Reading…]