The key to tackling days like Thanksgiving when you have children, is to handle it the same way you do the meal.  Planning ahead is always best to ward off stress.  During the time it takes to get the kids ready, the boys luck out with a well-maintained haircut to keep them ready for action.  While girls can take more preparation, here plaits done ahead of time make it easy to quickly gather some into a smart, asymmetrical ponytail.