Tag: Real Family

Creating a Culture of Gratitude in Your Family

Next week we will celebrate Thanksgiving, a holiday dedicated to being thankful and expressing gratitude for what we have been given. Scientists have actually found that gratitude improves physical health. According to Harvard Health Publishing, “In positive psychology research, gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness. Gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, […]

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Creating a Positive Home Environment for Your Teen (Guest Post by Ryan McCleary)

Ryan McCleary, a counselor from The Counseling Center at Living Word, specializes in working with teens. Today he shares tips for creating a positive home environment for your teen. Parenting presents great challenges—especially with a teenager! As parents, our experiences, attitudes, and judgments are completely different from those of our teenagers. If you have been struggling […]

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Real Family: 6 Best Practices for Marriage

About 2 weeks before we started our Real Family series, I asked my Facebook friends: “What is one of the best pieces of advice you were given, you saw modeled, or you picked up somewhere along the way that is now a BEST PRACTICE that makes a difference in your family? What makes your family […]

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