The holidays make their appearance earlier each year and we weave a web called MerryThanksgivoween. The following articles may be helpful as you seek to pursue rest and joy instead of stress.
Hospitality without Headaches,The Mother's Heart - November/December 2017 (free digital subscription http://the-mothers-heart.com/)
‘Tis the Season to be… Overloaded
Stressed Spelled Backwards https://powertochange.com/culture/desserts/
Grief Isn’t on the Calendar http://jeannedoyon.com/grief-isnt-on-the-calendar/