Holidays Archives - Pickens County First Steps

Are you a parent or caregiver feeling added holiday stress? These 5 tips can help!

6:12 pm
|
Comments off
|
(from The Palmetto Basics)

The holiday season can be a wonderful time for young children and for those who care for them. The festivities and traditions take on a magical quality when seen through the eyes of a child.

But as we all know, the holidays can also be a stressful time. Extra treats, later bedtimes, disruptions to normal family rhythms, financial strain, and the expectations of extended family can add to the stress. When you consider the unique challenges we face at the another unprecedented year, it’s no wonder we’re overwhelmed.

Here are 5 […]

5 Practical Ways Parents Can Maximize Love & Manage Stress during the Holidays

The holiday season can be a wonderful time for young children and for those who care for them. The festivities and traditions take on a magical quality when seen through the eyes of a child.

But as we all know, the holidays can also be a stressful time. Extra treats, later bedtimes, disruptions to normal family rhythms, financial strain, and the expectations of extended family can add to the stress. When you consider the unique challenges we face at the end of 2020, it’s no wonder we’re overwhelmed.

Here are 5 practical ways you can maximize love […]

Getting Back to The Basics During the Holidays

12:00 pm
|
Comments off
|

The holiday season can be a wonderful time for young children and for those who care for them. The festivities and traditions take on a magical quality when seen through the eyes of a child.

But as we all know, the holidays can also be a stressful and challenging time. Extra treats, later bedtimes, parties, presents, and travel can be disruptive to normal family rhythms. Many parents and caregivers also experience extra financial and family strain during this season.

With these realities in mind, how can we take the “The Basics” (5 fun, simple, powerful ways that to help all […]

4 Ways “The Basics” Can Help You This Holiday Season!

1:50 pm
|
Comments off
|

A post from The Palmetto Basics.

The holiday season can be a wonderful time for young children and for those who care for them. The festivities and traditions take on a magical quality when seen through the eyes of a child.

But as we all know, the holidays can also be a stressful and challenging time. Extra treats, later bedtimes, parties, presents, and travel can be disruptive to normal family rhythms. Many parents and caregivers also experience extra financial and family strain during this season.

With these realities in mind, how can we take the “The Basics” (5 fun, simple […]

4 Ways You Can “Do the Basics” During the Holiday Season!

2:00 pm
|
Comments off
|

A post from The Palmetto Basics.

The holiday season can be a wonderful time for young children and for those who care for them. The festivities and traditions take on a magical quality when seen through the eyes of a child.

But as we all know, the holidays can also be a stressful and challenging time. Extra treats, later bedtimes, parties, presents, and travel can be disruptive to normal family rhythms. Many parents and caregivers also experience extra financial and family strain during this season.

With these realities in mind, how can we take the “The Basics” (5 fun, simple […]

6 Simple Tips to Keep Young Children Safe During the Holidays

6:06 pm
|
Comments off
|

The holiday season is here and that means lots of preparation and busyness in our homes. For families with young children, it can feel almost magical to experience holiday traditions, festivities, and decorations through the eyes of a child.

As we take part in the celebration and wonder that comes with this time of year, we need to be extra mindful of creating homes and traditions that are safe for young children.

Here are 6 simple ways to keep the little ones in your care safe during the holidays:

 

1. Kids eat weird things.

Whenever […]