Extended Family Vacations & Setting Boundaries - Amuse Bouche #2
Man, this episode makes me sound like I actually have it all together and have all of the right conversations. Don't worry, I do not! I recorded this one as a reminder for myself - basically my very own hype session.
But, if you're heading out on an extended family vacation, here are a few quick tips for making it the best it can be:
- Spend the whole week ahead laying out things to pack. Add to the pile throughout the week.
- Set some simple boundaries (more on that below)
- Lower your expectations!
Boundaries are super hard to set - at least for a type A person like me – and I found this article from Tiny Buddha to be helpful:
And, finally, take a deep breath, you can do it. Extended family vacations are all about combining styles and taking a major attempt at going with the flow.
Have a safe and happy 4th of July!
(And yup, I talk really quickly, so I'll work on that)