Scaling Back

(This post contains affiliate links.) I have a small obsession with the holiday season. I love the festivity, the togetherness, the decor, the traditions–all of it. But upon reflection, I can see how I can turn so many of the special holiday activities into a burden. All the memories I want to make become a looming checklist that brings more stress than joy some days. As a result, I am attempting to scale back and focus on just a few special traditions: Advent We believe it is important to celebrate Advent because it allows us to teach, reflect, and worship … Read more…