10 Ways to protect your family, from insurance policies to bugout bags

10 Ways to protect your family, from insurance policies to bugout bags

None of us ever expects tragedy to strike our family or home, and yet the unexpected happens every day across the country, so it’s important to have a plan in place to protect our family and our stuff. While it’s virtually impossible to ensure that no harm ever comes to our family members, our house, or our car, it’s still a good idea to be proactive about our family’s safety. Read more

Weekends with Your Family

Weekends with Your Family

Do you sometimes feel as if the weekend has come and gone before you were even aware of it? Too often, today’s families end up spending the entire weekend shuttling the kids to their various activities and doing chores so that there really isn’t any downtime to be spent together. By making just a few… Read more

4 Ways to Teach Your Kids Gratitude

4 Ways to Teach Your Kids Gratitude

This year, it’s time to intentionally remind your kids to be grateful for what they have and to consider those less fortunate so they truly can bring more joy into the world. From family games to donating to charity, there are many ways to instill gratitude in your children. Read more

The Best Tips For Taking A Long Road Trip With The Family

The Best Tips For Taking A Long Road Trip With The Family

Road trips can be a wonderful time to bond with family while seeing sights you don’t ordinarily see, but being stuck in the car with several people for hours at a time can pull at the patience of even the most cool and collected traveler. When kids are involved, there’s an added element of stress,… Read more

What is the Right Dog for You?

What is the Right Dog for You?

Owning a dog is a rewarding experience. They are intelligent, loving, fun and very loyal, making them a great addition to your life. Owning a dog brings many benefits, and recent studies show that they are especially good for children. Owning a dog is a long-term commitment However, it is important to remember that owning… Read more

How to Make Family Time Meaningful

How to Make Family Time Meaningful

Today’s families are busier than ever. Dads and moms alike tend to spend much more than 40 hours at work, while kids have school, friends, and various extracurricular activities dominating their days. In between meetings and soccer practice, many modern families find it difficult to spend any time together whatsoever, let alone plan experiences they… Read more

Learning More About the Root of Our Beliefs

Learning More About the Root of Our Beliefs

When we think about generations, we often do it in a superficial way. We ask about the new generation and how it compares to our own. If, for instance, you’re a Baby Boomer, born between 1946 and 1964, you may be surprised, dismayed, or delighted by the Millennials, born between 1980 to 2000. You also probably… Read more

What “Charity Begins at Home” Really Means

What “Charity Begins at Home” Really Means

Most of us have heard the expression “Charity begins at home.” However, for as common as the phrase may be, it’s also often misunderstood. Many people interpret the idea of “charity begins at home” to mean that it’s important to take care of yourself and your family before worrying about others. For example, they believe… Read more