What if everyone you see out in the street was not a complete stranger but part of your family? It might seem a strange idea, given how different people can look and be. Not to mention how indifferent they seem to our set of needs. To consider them even remotely as family seems like a quantum leap. Read the rest of this entry »
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There's more to family than most people think.
It's true. We need each other.
Today was a difficult day. Ruth’s Mum (Granny) got a place in a country retirement village down the road and as of today, she no longer lives with Granddad. Read the rest of this entry »
The essence of family is connectness.
If there is a training ground for relationships it would have to be family. Unlike the formal environments of school, church, and work, families are able to make up the rules as they go. Read the rest of this entry »
Does your family move fast?
How fast can your family go? It seems these days the pace of daily life is getting so quick we are starting to miss out on the basics. Read the rest of this entry »
What happens when your family goes crazy?
What happens when your family goes crazy? I guess most families do have their irrational moments, though they might not care to admit them. Read the rest of this entry »
Simple things build family.
Unlike so many sites that glamorize family life and gild the lily about how wonderful everything always is, I like to add a bit of balance. Like websites that awfulize family life, reinforcing extremes gets attention. But most families manage somewhere in between with extremes more the exception not the norm. Read the rest of this entry »
What do you think of when you say "family"?
Think “family” and instantly a host of feelings rise up. Some are full of sunshine, happy moments, and affection. Whilst, others symbolize deep despair, anger, and frustration. Read the rest of this entry »
What is a happy family anyway?
Having a happy family is easy. Simply tell your kids that unless they cooperate you’ll write them out of your Will. Read the rest of this entry »
You will always be part of a family.
You are somebody’s daughter or someone’s son and you will always be part of a family. Read the rest of this entry »