A new study reveals how parental stress impacts the holiday season for children. One in five parents say their children have unrealistic expectations for the season, while one in four parents admit to setting overly idealistic expectations for themselves to ensure a perfect holiday. Mothers become more stressed by holiday preparations than fathers.
Does the thought of the impending holidays leave you feeling stressed out? Researchers provide hints and tips for reducing anxiety and stress over the holiday period.
Researchers explain why maintaining holiday rituals are important for mental health, especially in the time of COVID.