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Discussing how families can discover and design the collective vision, values, beliefs, and traditions that shape our family culture.
 

 

 

"Love is a Verb...

Nov 17, 2016

Stephen Covey also said:
"When parents see their children's problems as opportunities to build the relationship instead of as negative, burdensome irritations, it totally changes the nature of parent-child interaction. Parents become more willing, even excited, about deeply understanding and helping their children....


"To Live is to Choose...

Nov 14, 2016

As I am preparing to launch my podcast soon, I am learning more about the importance of family culture.  I think, so often, our society tries to get us to question who we are, where we come from, and where we are going.  I am learning that, in many ways, our family culture can help us find and create those...


"Our Success as a Society, Depends Not On What Happens in the White House...

Nov 10, 2016

In 1990, James E. Faust said that being a parent is a divine calling. He said:

"In my opinion, the teaching, rearing, and training of children requires more intelligence, intuitive understanding, humility, strength, wisdom, spirituality, perseverance, and hard work than any other challenge we might have in life. This...


"Your Family and Your Love Must Be Cultivated...

Nov 7, 2016

The root of "cultivate" is "culture" and is a thing to be developed and grown.  Our family culture is not something we perfect overnight.  The culture in our homes is a thing that we practice, a thing we promote and foster.  Parents are actively engaged in promoting an intended culture that will optimize the...


"The Most Important Thing a Father Can Do For His Children...

Nov 3, 2016

And the most important thing a mother can do for her children is to respect their father!

In his book "Love & Respect" Dr. Emerson Eggerichs says that while women require unconditional love, men require unconditional respect.  This is how to avoid what he calls "the crazy cycle" in marriage. 

Ultimately, the tone of...