Tippie expert: spark dialogues, not debates this holiday season

Monday, December 20, 2021

Relationship expert Michele Williams is urging families to start having conversations about your get-togethers now to avoid in-fighting over the holidays. She says the key is to make sure those discussions are dialogues—not debates.

Tippie expert explains how to keep conversations civil this holiday season

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

The holiday season is just around the corner, but there is worry divisive topics may ruin family gatherings.

A 2018 poll from the Associated Press and NORC showed that 9 percent of family gatherings were ruined by disagreements over politics. Topics like politics and religion have always been tough dinner table topics, but University of Iowa’s Dr. Michelle Williams says there is a new hot button this year: COVID-19 vaccines.