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Family Bonding

We Ask Our Kids The Same 3 Questions Every Night

Meg Conley | Posted 08.24.2016 | Parents
Meg Conley

I've never been good at complicated or Pinterest worthy plans. So right now, the four of us stay connected simply by asking and answering the same three questions at family dinner every night.

Get Your Family Off The Couch This Summer With These 5 Simple Tips

Becky L. Johnson | Posted 08.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Becky L. Johnson

Summer is the perfect time for the entire family to refresh their focus on healthy habits. The kids are out of school, camps are back in session, and ...

"I'm Kind Of Busy Now"

Gina Badalaty | Posted 06.03.2016 | Parents
Gina Badalaty

Dealing with a bit of teen attitude is easy compared to some of the complexities that come with raising kids that have special needs. There was no mystery about what she meant, no hidden "wants" I had to unlock, no misunderstandings about her motivation. She simply didn't want to help.

101 Perfect Activities To Do With Your Grandchildren

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.28.2016 | Fifty

There's never a dull moment with little ones in your life.

'I Think I Can'

Kathy Walsh | Posted 10.20.2016 | Parents
Kathy Walsh

What books do you read to your child? Do they have a positive message? Reading to your child creates memories that last a lifetime. Holding a book in your hand, feeling the pages turn all help to create sensory memories.

Fall Family Bonding Activities

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 09.21.2016 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

With schools back in session and cooler temperatures moving in, here are a few simple fall child-centered activities that require active listening and help you take time to be present with your child.

The Sister She'll Grow Up To Be

Jennifer Meer | Posted 05.06.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Meer

I am snuggled up with my girls -- the newest and oldest parts of my heart. Grateful for the siblings I have and the one my new baby will grow into. Much like George Bailey, I really do feel like the richest man in town.

A Family Who Meditates Together ...

Kerry and Kelly MacLean | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Kerry and Kelly MacLean

As time passed, we felt increasingly blessed to have this time together each day, and we began to realize what we were doing was downright revolutionary. Whoever heard of an entire family stopping to do absolutely nothing together?

Forced Family Day

Christina Arata | Posted 01.14.2013 | Parents
Christina Arata

I dread the day when my daughter is too cool to give me kisses and my son would rather play basketball with his friends than hang out with his mom. But even when they complain, I'll be forcing the tradition of family days.