The purpose of the family meeting is to create a culture within your family of open communication and shared responsibility. The model is simple—set aside approximately one hour per week to go over family schedules, discuss interpersonal challenges, and share responsibility for planning and implementation of new ideas.
I am constantly amazed at the wisdom of young people. This was shared with me recently, and with this young person’s permission, I am sharing it with you.
Through my life, I’ve learned a lot of things. Recently I’ve been contemplating a lot about what is important and what everyone should remind themselves of. So here are 16 beliefs/ideals I have. One for each year of my life!
1) Always ask questions. It helps you learn more, and more knowledge is always better.
2) Adults are your friends. In particular, your parents and teachers. They have been around a lot longer than you, and they are generally looking out for …you. One of my high school teachers has become someone who I consider a great friend, and someone I want to stay in touch with after high school. [Read more…]