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Comfort & Joy: Safe, Healthy & Happy Holidays
December 2022 | Issue 228
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The holiday season is a time to make and share delicious food, exchange gifts and enjoy cherished traditions. But for many families, the "happiest time of the year" also means unmanageable stress.

Keep these 5 suggestions in mind to help your family feel more balanced this time of year (and possibly a little more joyful, too). Go to article.

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Don't let surging viral illnesses or common safety hazards spoil your family’s holiday fun. Keep these 4 tips in mind to help keep your kids and other loved ones safe and healthy this season. Read more here.

 Strengthen Family Ties 

Family and cultural traditions can have a magical way of connecting our lives and generations. Have you ever prepared one of your grandmother's holiday recipes with your kids, for example, or played her favorite game with them? Read about 3 ways you can use traditions—new or old—to reinforce the strengths of your family's meaning systems and your relationships with your kids. 

Read more in this month's Power of Play article, Holiday Fun & Family Meaning: Connecting Our Lives. Find winter holidays printable play sheets here.
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