Something special, something unique, takes place between parent/caregivers and their children. Something precious and valuable. Something desirable. At the very heart of family, we yearn to be with each other, despite all our failings and differences, spending quality time together to create shared experiences can help to foster relationships and connect each other.
Parents continue to be the greatest influence on their children’s faith. The time a child will spend at church is a small fraction compared to the time the child will spend with his or her parents. Congregations have a great opportunity to partner with parents and empower them to pass the faith on to their children. What… Read more
Family Rituals and Traditions Family rituals and traditions are important to the health and well-being of today’s busy families. They promote a sense of identity and a feeling of belonging. A ritual differs from ordinary routine by having some emotional significance. Traditions are often cultural, ethnic, or faith-based and can be handed down from generation… Read more