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Oh boy! Can you feel it? There's this constant little tension in the air.
If you're like me and don't really shift gears into the holiday season until after Thanksgiving is over, well I'm sure you're feeling it too.
This feeling that sits right on the edge of:
Okay, okay. I've got this. I need to start planning, making lists, buying gifts, decorating and etc...I'VE GOT THIS.
Oh shit. Christmas is right around the corner. I'm not ready. I'm already feeling overwhelmed. I don't know how I'm going to do it all. Help! Stop!
First off let's take a deep breath. We've done this many times now and we can do it again. Step by step. One foot in front of the other.
One thing to keep in mind: Mama, you ARE the heart of the holidays.
No matter how put together you can make it or how messy it becomes, it is going to happen. Our kiddos will only remember how it felt.
So if it requires some stepping back and simplifying in order to reduce the overwhelm, do that.
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