Holiday Relationship Building Day 41

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Dec. 31: Make a resolution to continue looking for meaningful opportunities to bond and connect through the New Year!

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Holiday Relationship Building Day 40

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Dec. 30: Write a 2012 family update and send it out to friends and relatives. Consider including pictures, stories, and fond memories. Putting together a letter like this can be a great way to connect with more distant relationships.

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Holiday Relationship Building Day 39

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Dec. 29: Go out and make a snowman together with a loved one. Snow angels, snow forts, sculptures and snow ball fights can also be great bonding time as a family. Bring your video camera!

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Holiday Relationship Building Day 38

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Dec. 28: Enjoy a complete meal fondue stile! Why? ‘Cause it’s awesome!

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When we cannot protect our children…

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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 […]

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Holiday Relationship Building Day 37

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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 […]

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Holiday Relationship Building Day 36

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Dec. 26: Go through old family pictures and videos. This can be especially fun when collectively done at family gatherings. Pictures and home videos can be a great way to celebrate your relationships while walking down memory lane.

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Holiday Relationship Building Day 35

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Dec. 25: Lift someone’s soul today. The greatest gift we can give to another is a portion of ourselves. Love motivates action. Loving action changes lives.

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Holiday Relationship Building Day 34

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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.

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Holiday Relationship Building Day 33

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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.

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