A Loving and Giving Time of Year

December is designated as Stress Free Family Holiday Month, because it is one of the most stressful times of year for millions of people. We all dream of holiday perfection, so we stay in survival mode until New Years Day.  Holiday entertainment on TV and in the theaters and traditional Christmas music often portray a romantic and unrealistic family Christmas.  Department stores and advertisements create immense temptations, most usually revolving around exchanging gifts, decorating our homes and inviting family and friends to share a meal or an expensive party.  There are fund drives and an organized effort to insure all…