Try not to let the hustle and bustle create chaos and disrupt life during this season. Give your children a choice of what they want to participate in and let them take responsibility for their choices. Do a service project with the family. And have days where you give them grace from chores, etc.
For more than 25 years Donna Otto, home and life management expert, has shared inspiration and practical wisdom. She is an Author and founder of Homemakers By Choice, a national organization which offers weekly teaching for a new generation of "counter culture" women who have made the choice to stay at home. To hundreds of young homemakers, Donna has been the wise, fun, Godly Aunt every young woman wishes she had. Each teaching session encourages women in their role as a woman, wife, mother, and keeper of the home. She is also the founder of Mentors for the Next Generation, a program facilitating mentoring relationships between older and younger women.