I was thinking more about the three components I see underlying parenting and homeschooling: inner work and personal development on the part of the parent, a religious and spiritual life, and a healthy family culture. Obviously each one of these influences the others, but I want to spend some time over the next eight days to elucidate eight components that I feel make up a healthy family culture. You can take what components resonate with you, and take away or add others of your own. At any rate, I think this is a good topic to get thinking about as we head into the New Year with a Christmas mood, a mood of kindness, courtesy, and (in the spirit of the Epiphany Season of the church), of being a visionary for our family life.
These are the eight components that I have chosen to make up family culture: Continue reading