Holiday Rituals – Old ones? New ones?

Connection and love, Growing Responsibility, Mutual Respect, Routines, Tips & Tools

Contributed by Jody McVittie, MD, Positive Discipline Lead Trainer Our community is made up of all sorts of different kinds of families from many different cultures and traditions. There are lots of holidays and special events in this season when the nights are longer and the days are shorter. Your family may have special traditions or rituals that you and your children enjoy – or not! Rituals are like seasonal routines. They can offer structure and security in times of increased chaos. Being part of a family with healthy rituals can give children a sense of belonging, comfort and predictability. …

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