Holiday traditions are often passed from one generation to the next. A family recipe, a football game or a favorite dish, sharing a piece of holiday history helps families stay connected. It’s the time of year for family gatherings, happiness, and good cheer. Family time can be made easier by following a few simple suggestions.
First we all must understand generational differences exist. Realizing and acknowledging Grandma grew up walking to school both ways in the snow and her great grandchild isn’t even allowed to walk to school. Mom remembers the days of the dial up modem while her teenager has no concept of life before the smart phone. These differences can and do pose very unique problems especially when we are all gathered together over the Holiday season to celebrate.
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