Quality family togetherness - everyone wants it, but it seems increasingly harder to achieve. In a world run by cell phones, computers, and virtual networking, the comfort of human connection grows more important - and rarer - all the time. In a guide newly updated for the next generation, family expert Meg Cox offers a solution. Family rituals provide a sense of home and identity that kids and parents both need. From holidays and birthdays to bed times, meal times, pets, and even chores, The Book of New Family Traditions spotlights hundred of ways to bring the fun and ritual back to family life.
From holidays and birthdays to bed times, meal times, pets, and even chores, The Book of New Family Traditions, Revised and Updated spotlights hundreds of ways to bring the fun and ritual back to family life. Building on the steady success of The Book of New Family Traditions, this completely revised and updated edition features fresh illustrations and 30 MORE activities and everyday traditions to bring families together. It includes brand new sections that address the new technology (cell phones, social media, etc.) that has evolved since it was first published in 2003, as well as a special chapter on traditions with grandparents. Author Meg Cox is a journalist and expert in family traditions, and is a regular on NPR's Parent's Journal.