How to Survive Christmas, New Year’s, and the In-Laws

 how to survive

#DadChat is the weekly TweetChat (on Twitter) that I founded and host – often with guest-hosts – every Thursday evening from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. PT. It has grown to be one of the most popular, busy, and fun chats among the hundreds that exist. On Thursday December 6, I invited our participants to share their tips for surviving the holidays. The idea was simply to compile the best and make a column out of them.

Good idea.

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How the Whole Family Can Survive Christmas and New Years at #DadChat

survive Christmas @DabneyPorte is co-hosting this week!

This week, WE helped create an “A Dad’s Point-of-View” column. The result was Tips and Thoughts on How to Survive Christmas, New Year’s, and the In-Laws. We shared our favorite tips for making the holidays less stressful and more joyful. I’m selected the best of so many and included them in the above-mentioned column. Dabney Porte co-hosted ( and Also, everyone had the opportunity to get a FREE Kindle AND PDF version of my new book, The Empty-Nest Road Trip Blues: An Interactive Journal from A Dad’s Point-of-View. The offer is good until Christmas Eve. Read the transcript of what you missed and please join us ANY and EVERY Thursday from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. PT/9:00 – 10:00 ET.

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