Simple preparation tips can make the holidays easier on you and the kids

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Sometimes people think that holidays are only stressful for adults, but Debbie Karlstrand from the Family Conservancy says that they can also be stressful for children.

Debbie says there are simple steps parents can take to make the holidays run smoother. She also says it's important to keep children on schedule and help them be comfortable. Watch the video above for more tips from Debbie.

If you would like more information you can contact the Family Conservancy at (913) 342-1110.