The holiday season is in full force; with Christmas less than two weeks away it's time to start preparing yourself for the family-filled festivities that we all sometimes fear. As it becomes that time of year when the entire family decides to get together, all one can hope for is to avoid fights, fallouts, or fatal disasters. To prepare, expect the worst--that way if anything does go terribly wrong, you'll be ready.
Every family faces conflicts, so here are some of the most common holiday disasters and how to combat them if they happen to you.
Toddler Tag Along
Younger cousins, siblings, nieces, and nephews are no doubt the most adorable people at family get-togethers, however after hours of them following you around and begging you to play with them, they can be more annoying than adorable. Be sure to set aside time to hang out with the kids as they probably look up to you, and when you get a bit worn out, shake them off in a fun and friendly way.