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When you’ re shopping for harried parents at the holidays, gifts that help make their lives a little easier are sure to be the biggest hits. Whether it’ s products that help them care for little ones or crafts and games that keep children busy and entertained, you can win the gift-giving game by finding that special item that eases some of the burden.
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The holiday season, as festive and jolly as it might seem, can also be a stressful time. Add in a global pandemic that has required separation from family and friends as well as altering or canceling annual traditions, and not only might this holiday season feel stressful, but it might also feel lonely and depressing. "I think there are probably people who have gone months without a high-five, hug or kiss on the cheek, and they’re starting to realize what it feels like to not have that physical connection with other people they care about," says Dr. JaNaé Taylor, a licensed psychotherapist, and owner and operator of Taylor Counseling and Consulting Services. "They might feel emptiness or a void." As coronavirus cases continue to surge in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that we replace our high-risk, large holiday celebrations with small gatherings that include the family and friends in our social distancing bubble. For some, this could mean not seeing children, grandchildren or siblings. For others, it could mean spending the holidays isolated. And for people who have lost loved ones to the virus, this holiday season will be the first that they won’t have those people at the dinner table. The negative health effects of loneliness have been compared to smoking 15 cigarettes a day. If the thought of the holiday season makes you feel alone, anxious, sad or a combination of the three, here are tips from Taylor as well as Incia A. Rashid, a licensed professional counselor on the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Team at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, to help you get through this time.
Our guide for this year's holiday entertainment in Chicago, with theater, music, dance and others. Most are virtual but don't let that dim your season.
Driving around looking at Christmas lights is one of the few safe normal holiday activities this year. With that in mind, we compiled a list of some popular outdoor displays that can be viewed from a car in the suburbs.

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