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Parenting in the First 3 Years Podcast

#95 Navigating Holiday Gatherings with Kids

with Ann McKitrick

Ever wondered how to transform holiday gatherings into a seamless experience when kids are in the mix? Let’s unveil a treasure trove of tips and tricks to make your celebrations a breeze!


As the holiday season approaches, the air is filled with excitement and anticipation but for parents there’s sometimes a sense of worry. Navigating holiday gatherings with children can be described as conducting a lively symphony, full of joyful notes and the occasional obstacle that necessitates harmonious coordination. It’s a delicate balancing act between creating amazing memories and guaranteeing a flawless experience for both parents and children.
So join me in this special episode where we share insights, personal stories and practical tips to help you navigate the season with joy and ease.                                                                                                                                                                         
This episode will be the last for the year so as we wrap up, may the warmth of shared experiences and the essence of fostering connections during the holiday season accompany you, and I look forward to reconnecting with you in our upcoming podcasts. Wishing you a wonderful holiday filled with love, laughter, and cherished moments. Until next time, take care and happy holidays!


Topics Discussed:
  • Holiday Travel Insights
  • Challenges of Traveling with Kids
  • Tips for Parents
  • Family Traditions and Reflections
  • Reflection on Relationships
Resources for managing holiday gatherings:

How to help the holidays go smoothly for your kids

6 Tips for your first holiday season with baby


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