Traditions often carry with them a presumption of permanence. But when times are tumultuous, sometimes breaking traditions can be just the cure.
Which of your family traditions do you question continuing?
Much has been said about the value of grandmothers in helping children develop into healthy adults, but less has been said about the role a positive grandfather can play in a child’s life and well-being.
Embed from Getty Images—My children refer to Easter as Second Christmas. My son’s birthday is in late January, so he often gets a portion of his Christmas gifts on Christmas day, and follow up or associated gifts on his birthday. For example, if he were to get a PlayStation 4 for Christmas, he might get…
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Like Everything Else Family Traditions Evolve with Time
Mike Reynolds looks back on his Christmas Morning and the five simple rules that helped him enjoy his holiday to the fullest.
N.C. Harrison reflects on the arrival of fall, the loneliness of the barbecue pit, and the power of family traditions.
Ariane Beeston reflects on the relationship between two important men in her life: her husband and her brother.
I remember them holding each other; arms wrapped tight to a tune only they heard.