GettySometimes the biggest turkeys at your holiday table are the irritating relatives, from either your or your partner's side of the family. From little annoyances like Snoresville conversations and tacky personal questions, to big beefs like combative cousins and meddling mother-in-laws, we know that holiday get-togethers can try a parent's patience. Here are eight easy tactics for making sure your holidays are as happy as they can be!
Call Your Best Friend
When your MIL (mother-in-law) gets so OOC (out of control) that you think you're going to burst, grab your cell and head to the pantry or porch to call your BFF (best friend foreverandever). You'll be able to get out your frustrations in a much-needed venting session and she'll help you see the humor in your situation.
Get Out of the House
Offer to head to the store for that forgotten recipe ingredient or volunteer to take all the kids to your neighborhood park. What would seem like a chore on a regular day can