Beating the Christmas Cranks

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Have a Great Week and Merry Christmas Everyone!

Stephanie

Stephanie is a mom of 2 boys, avid runner of countless miles with or without her kids in tow. Vegetarian, Christ-follower and all around reeker of awesomeness, Stephanie will start training to make her marathon and triathlon dreams come true after the birth of her third child this fall.

12 Responses to Beating the Christmas Cranks

  1. Everyone has at least one in their family… don’t they? I grew up with a whole side of the family showing some form of humbug or another. My favorite way to combat them is to plan activities to keep everyone busy… decorate gingerbread houses, go caroling, go Christmas Light viewing, etc.

    Thanks for the words of encouragement! Have a Merry Christmas.

  2. Have a very Merry Christmas! No cranks, or car accidents are going to let it ruin mine – cheers!

  3. Great advice. I am thankful that I don’t have anyone like that in my husband’s immediate family to worry about. In fact, I think most of us that will be at that table are all kind of in the same boat! If it was my family dinner, however, I’d have to watch out for the food pushers. I come from a big Italian family who loves to see everyone eat.

    I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and New Years without any Cranks at all!

  4. lena B says:

    With you on everything you said. Merry Christmas to you and your family. Enjoy!

  5. Such great advice!! I’m thankful I don’t have too many Scrooges in our family that would belittle anyone for what they eat or don’t eat. My holiday stress comes more from trying to make things “perfect” for everyone instead of relationships.

    You’re awesome, Steph! Holiday blessings to you and yours!

    • Stephanie says:

      I finally had to give up on the perfect Christmas and the stress it put me under. My family is far too disfunctional for anything even remotely perfect. I just tell myself it is what it is and I feel so much better for it. I hope you had a fantastic Christmas!

  6. Great Vlog! I think I might skip one Christmas party to avoid a few cranks and feeling like I am under the microscope. After all who really is counting if they win for showing up and being miserable. So glad you posted this!

    Thank you for always posting such inspiring and uplifting posts. Your support is amazing. I really appreciate it. Thanks for the giveaway reminders too.

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

  7. kia says:

    Cranks are silly. May you celebrate life and your loved ones this holiday season – be able to focus on what matters. xoxo

  8. lorrie says:

    thanks for sharing your holiday message i hope your weekend is wonderful

  9. Coach Jenn says:

    Great Vlog about those Cranks in our life. I’ve been “cranky” due to a bad cold, but at least I don’t “crank” on other people. LOL!

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