For many families, the holidays bring the same battle every year: no one can agree on where to spend Christmas. You like my mother, but my father always gets drunk and obnoxious. I like your dad, but your mom can’t cook. My sister lives so far away it’s an awful drive. Your brother lives in a dump. I’d like to have people over our house, but the last time we did it it was so much trouble it ruined Christmas for us.
And so what should be one of the happiest, most loving times of the year turns into a conflict-filled, stressed-out disaster.
There’s got to be a better way. And there is. (more…)