When we cannot protect our children…
News of mass violence leaves most of us feeling grieved, angry, and baffled. But the recent shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut, was especially stunning. The killings took place in a quiet, close knit, “safe,” virtually crime-free community. The school had just implemented new security measures designed to protect students by keeping […]
Holiday Relationship Building Day 37
Dec. 27: Visit someone you haven’t seen in a while. If they are too far away to visit, make it a point to reach out to them through a letter, card, phone call, etc. Renewing lost connections to celebrate what’s passed and what is to come can be enriching. Furthermore, it is a great reminder […]
Holiday Relationship Building Day 34
Dec. 24: Just be together. Life is fleeting. Activities, responsibilities, obligations and other time demands are insatiable. Take the afternoon or evening and set it aside to just be together. Remember, we give our lives to that which we give our time.
Holiday Relationship Building Day 33
Dec. 23: Go out and enjoy holiday lights together. There are few things as serene as enjoying a quiet stroll or a peaceful drive together with loved ones, while enjoying seasonal music and the magical transformation all around us that occurs this time of year.