Tips for Successful Family Meetings That You Need To Know

Quick Facts…Most families argue and some families have arguments where pushing, slapping, hitting, etc. are involved. No matter what, all families can learn different strategies to discuss difficult issues.People are more likely to suffer violence and neglect from those closest to them than from strangers.Three female partners, three children, and two male partners are killed by family members every day in the United States.Adults who experienced violent childhoods are more likely to abuse children and romantic partners than those who experienced little or no violence as children.Family meetings are a structured discussion that can help family anger decrease. Families can use these discussions to resolve specific conflicts that might have just been argued about in the past. Families might use these meetings to discuss issues such as, house rules, vacation…
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Essential Tips for Traveling with a Family

Traveling with a family is a completely different beast than traveling solo or as a couple — I’ve done both numerous times, and the two experiences don’t even seem related. Eva and I just got back from a 3-week trip through southern Europe with five of our kids. It was a wild adventure, going through six foreign cities on foot and by train, speaking broken bits of three foreign languages, exploring cities and coastlines all day long, soaking in sun and history and wine. We loved it. We exhausted the kids, but came back wiser, tanner, and better off for having seen more of the world and its peoples. This post isn’t meant to give an account of our trip, but to share some of what I’ve learned about traveling…
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