Category Archives: Work & Family

Message from a Past President

Stumbled across this quote from a July 15, 1979 speech given by President Jimmy Carter… “In a nation that was proud of hard work, strong families, close-knit communities, and our faith in God, too many of us now tend to worship … Continue reading

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Transform Routines into Rituals

“A family, like a canoe, must be steered or paddled, or it won’t take you where you want to go.” ~ William J. Doherty William Doherty believes that it would help our families and enhance relationships within if we could … Continue reading

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On Being a Father

Whatever the extent of their involvement, fathers do appear to influence their children’s development, both directly by means of interaction and indirectly by virtue of their positive and negative impact on the family’s social and emotional climate. Attitudes concerning appropriate … Continue reading

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