078: Hosting the Holidays as a Caregiving Family
This is episode 78, and today Lauren and Sandra are talking about hosting the holidays as a caregiving family. Together they share genuine challenges and tips for not only surviving the holidays but enjoying them.
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Quotes from this Episode:
Decide one time how you’re going to do it and don’t second guess yourself, just enjoy.Lauren D Crow
We have a saying in our house, ‘Clear communication is kind.’ If I want to be kind to the people coming over, even the people in my house, the clearer I can communicate, the easier it is.Sandra Peoples
Think outside the box. Try something new even if it’s not how you’ve always done it and just see. You don’t have to do it every year. I think sometimes we make a decision and think we’re going to do that forever but just focus on this holiday.Lauren D Crow
What can we do that’s important to us? And what can we delegate to somebody else? We’ve got to figure out what our priorities are.Sandra Peoples
The more I allow people into our world, the more I see how God softens other peoples hearts.Lauren D Crow
When we keep reaching out and inviting, it changes families, it changes hearts, it changes minds. Then they know better what it’s like to love families like ours and they see what it’s going to look like in the kingdom.Sandra Peoples