How to Make the Holidays Special Without Spoiling Your Kids

Check out these tips to help parents survive the holiday season.
1:57 | 12/15/14

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We also have Amy Adams here. She's talking about her new movie. Already nom dainated for a golden globe. A big challenge for parents. How do you make the holidays special for kids without spoiling them? Linzie Janis has tips. Reporter: The holidays. That joyous time of year capable of bringing out the bah humbug in all of us. From presents and parties to Christmas trees and cookies. This time of year can get out of hand the for parents and overwhelming for kids. Just ask the Bailey family. Stressed out, I would say. Reporter: The parents of two boys, facing off against the Santa clock. Trying to trump christmases past while squeezing in all the season has to offer. I would probably prefer to do less running around. Reporter: In order to help you and yours survive, child psychologist and author of how toddlers thrive, tovah Klein, is offering her advice. First tip, don't overhype Christmas. Don't they will them too far in advance. They can't wait. They live in the here and now. Reporter: Tip two? Start new traditions. The way to make it not just about gifts is to have other wonderful traditions in your home. This is a time you might come up with a new one. Reporter: And finally, Dr. Klein says, stick to a routine to minimize stress. What do I need to do to keep my routine some what consistent so my child is at their best? Reporter: When season's greetings turn into stressful meeting meetings, remember these tips to keep the believers beaming. As longs they have fun. They're happy. That's what matters. It's worth the stress. ? Reporter: For "Good morning America," Linzie Janis.

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