When a House is a Home

Posted on August 20th, 2009

A house is not a home, unless it resonates with love, patience and understanding. No one needs the physical trappings of a palace or a mansion. Without the love shared by parents and children, how can anyone find hope, peace and safety, especially when the outside world creates chaos. The richest family is one in which [...]

Good Manners

Posted on July 25th, 2009

It only takes a few seconds to be polite and courteous to others. Is there some reason why people can’t say “thank you,” if a door is held open or “excuse me,” rather than knock into and push past someone? There can never be too many good manners exhibited by children and adults, alike! To read [...]

Doing Things Together as a Family

Posted on March 17th, 2009

Mealtime is a wonderful way for the family to enjoy time together. All family members can help by setting the table and preparing meals. Sitting and eating together enables the family to share experiences of the day, as well as planning for the activities of tomorrow.  Studies show that when the family eats home-cooked meals, more quality meals of higher [...]