Tag Archives: Healthy families

Ten Keys to a Strong Family

Our world today is complicated. Daily we are reminded that life is fragile, and downright unpredictable. We feel incredible stress and anxiety, uncertain of what the future holds for ourselves and those we love. Many of us hunger to know … Continue reading

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Storytelling in Families

Telling stories draws family members close to each other. Family stories keep families connected and chronicle their history. Susan Engel (1999) writes: “We all want to know who we are and how we came into our world. And we each learn … Continue reading

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Family Routines and Rituals

Family rituals and routines bring families closer together. As I share stories in the part of my blog called It’s All Bubba’s Fault! you hear a lot about the rituals and routines that have been so important to me and my … Continue reading

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