Author: Karen Copeland
Ah, December. A time when routine goes out the window; your senses explode with color, music, and crowds; your eating habits include more sugar and not so healthy snacks; and your irritability level starts to feel a little bit unmanageable.
I do not hate December, but I also know the challenges it brings my way. Not only because of how it impacts my kiddo, but also how it impacts me. The first few weeks of December seem to result in an increase in school refusal and anxiety in our house. It also results in me not wanting to venture much further than the shops that are nearby my house, and if I do, I definitely go before noon. Everyone is just that little bit more on edge, and it doesn’t take much to set off a meltdown – in the kids and the adults.
Funny though. With…
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