Within a 72-hour period, the coronavirus evaporated the problem of overscheduling. Home has not only become the only “safe” place to be, it is the focal point of everything — education, social life, skill development, nourishment, exercise, hobbies — literally, everything. And all of the sudden, every institution and business seems bent on helping families do it all. Is this how it should've been the whole time?
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With the “Home-Centered Church” principle being taken to a whole new level in the past few weeks; now more than ever, families are looking for ways to enhance their study of the gospel AT HOME. Especially families with children. David Bowman, creator of the DRAWN IN series, hopes his videos can help! Check out this episode celebrating the bicentennial of the First Vision.
Since the majority of the world is now keeping themselves distant from people outside their immediate families, the role of family in all of our lives becomes more clear. How do we create a strong family culture through a catastrophe, strengthen family unity, and improve communication?
Despite what is happening outside the walls of our homes, the destiny of the people on the inside can be bright, meaningful, and full of hope if we choose to set ourselves up for freedom and thriving. Here are 14 principles that can help your family thrive during these historic times of change and crisis.
Strong family relationships are built upon many components, such as good communication, honesty, trust, love, forgiveness, bonding, listening, shared vision, and shared experiences. Each of these relationship-strengthening components is better accomplished if a person chooses to invest in having quality time with their loved ones.
The brand new DRAWN IN episodes and PDF Downloads are an engaging AND enjoyable resource FOR KIDS to supplement your family’s 2020 “Come Follow Me” study.
Isn’t memory interesting? Who knows what experiences will later become clear memories, and which moments will be forgotten? One thing we do know is that strong memories often spring from strong traditions. Without realizing it, we may be “traditionating” on the regular. We just don’t always know what children will consider traditions.