Advertisement

728x90

970x250+

Launched in 2007 and 25,000 strong we are the oldest and largest social network for moms who blog.

Advertisment

Our Blog

How to Change a Home Air Filter

One of the quickest…

Custom Paintings and Other Unique Gifts for Mother’s Day 2020

Custom Paintings for Mother’s Day Gifts

Your mom is likely the most special person in your life. There is no bond stronger than that between a mother and child. This year for Mother’s Day you want to do something special, something different and unique. You want a gift that will tell a story and that will show how much she means to you – something that every…

Advertisement

merkaela wellness subscription box

LEARNING CORNER

Learn More About the MightyFix One Simple Change Each Month>

Events

It's already mid-November and everyone around me seems to be stressed out about the holidays. They are trying to make travel arrangements or planning a menu or preparing themselves for seeing family that they don't get along with.

That last one is pretty important. I hear it in the hallways of my office: People talking about having to tolerate an awful in-law or uncle or cousin. Then there is a big sigh and a statement about how thankful that it is only a few times a year they have to deal with this person. 

All those negative family relationships could be affecting your health. In the somewhat small study on that link, researchers found that there may be a connection between chronic illness and the tensions encountered with a "family of origin" (as opposed to a spouse).

This seems a little bananas to me. It's hard to believe that your family can negatively impact your health if you have tension with them - even if you don't see them very often. I do hope that there is a larger more diverse study done to solidify the findings.

At any rate, I will just take this as a reminder that family is important. And even if you don't get along with them, you should still try to find some common ground and enjoy the holidays.

What are you most looking forward to this holiday season? Tell me in the comments.

Views: 13

Comment

You need to be a member of Mom Bloggers Club to add comments!

Join Mom Bloggers Club

© 2020   Created by Mom Bloggers Club.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service