Recapturing Christmas Magic

This is the time of year with plenty of gatherings for friends and family that create opportunities for fun and frivolity. A time to celebrate, share, give and receive. It’s joyous and magical. But for some, it shines a spotlight on everything wrong and on those things missing. It can be incredibly overwhelming. The source of the burden can come from so many things in the complicated life of stepfamilies. Getting together with judgmental extended family members and in-laws, battles with bitter ex-spouses, disappointed or angry children and tragically, children who are alienated from their parents and depressed partners. Even … Continue reading Recapturing Christmas Magic