extended family

Journaling Through Relationships: Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins 2

HOW OFTEN DO YOU THINK ABOUT your extended family beyond your grandparents — your aunts, uncles, and cousins? The importance of these relationships are mostly unrecognized in our culture today. Yet, involved aunts and uncles can have tremendous positive impact on children. Not only emotionally, but economically as well. For […]

Journaling Through Relationships — Grandmothers 7

“Everything comes out in the wash.” — Grandma Kreiss GRANDPARENTS are an important part of the extended family, often having a direct role in caring for and nurturing children. Grandmothers, in particular, can have an influential place in the family, helping out with childcare when Mom is sick or taking […]