Did you know that this year’s Veteran’s Day marks the Centennial of the conclusion of World War I and the birth of Veteran’s Day in the United States? How will you celebrate this significant day? Here are some resources for a very special Family Home Evening or a personal hour of devotion to experience and express increased gratitude for our noble Vets and great Country!
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It's that time of year again. The time when social media feeds fill up with the awesomely creative family costumes that will show up in Church cultural halls and next to elaborate trunk-or-treat displays when your ward or stake gets together to celebrate Halloween. Hopefully it's all in fun and not too competitive, but if there was a competition, this couple would win.
We know education is important. Here are 10 ways to make the most of it.
It’s that time of year! Here’s some fascinating new research to prove that children born in September, October and November really are more successful in school and beyond. Today’s article offers 10 ways to help your child and family thrive this year academically, socially and emotionally, no matter when they were born. It includes a link to free printables for getting the school year organized and for use in Family Councils.
“What is the best thing I can do as a parent to bring our family closer together?”“How can I best strengthen my child’s faith?” As scholars and researchers of family and religion, questions like these are sometimes directed our way. Our two decades of interviewing about 200 very strong, “exemplar” families of various faiths from around the United States have revealed some answers to these difficult but vital questions.
“We have the whole evening to do whatever you choose. What do you want to do?” My friend asked her grandson, Derrick. “I want to watch videos or go to a movie,” he replied. Todays children are following the example of many adults to become watchers instead of doers, consumers instead of creators, observers instead of active participants. How can we change that?
What can parents do on vacation to keep their children happy, connected and obedient without sacrificing the very relationship-building moments they hoped to create?