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6 Things The Happiest Families All Have In Common


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Bruce Feiler's 6 tips:

  1. Create A Family Mission Statement
  2. Share Your Family History
  3. Hold Weekly Family Meetings
  4. Fight Right
  5. Have Family Dinner Together… Any Time Of The Day
  6. Just Try

Families come in all different shapes and sizes these days and the world moves a lot faster than it once did. But don’t fret.

Research shows that anyone can have a happy family.

Via 100 Simple Secrets of Happy Families:

Researchers have found that a loving family life can be created among any group of people. Long-term studies comparing adopted children to children raised by their biological parents find little difference in the children’s feelings on family life, and no difference in their ability to enjoy good relationships with peers.

– Neiheiser 2001

Share this post with your family. Start a conversation. Hold that first family meeting. And more than anything else: Try.

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