At present, divorce, abuse, aggression, infidelity, lack of communication, selfishness, etc. are increasing daily. What is happening? It seems that all homes are going down … Do not be part of this percentage. What to do?
In this article, we want to give you some keys to keeping a family happy. It should be mentioned that this is not a magic formula, but applying them can make a difference, achieve peace and harmony in your home.
1 – Build and live a happy marriage
As a parent, you must be aware that the first example of love you give your children is yourself. That is why it is very important to form a healthy relationship with your partner based on respect, interest in each other’s activities and love.
Remember that what gives children more security is to see that their parents are a team. They are united and committed to building a home.
Commitment implies fidelity; not only sexual fidelity in marriage, but in time, dedication, company. Commitment brings security and peace.
Unconditionally demonstrate the love you feel for each member of your family.
2 – The weather
Time is a precious good, and very scarce, so the time you dedicate to yours will show the commitment you have with them. Time is like air: it takes a minimum to live, and the family with no time for theirs is drowning.
“Parents have been replaced by plastic” – said a preschool teacher. And it’s true, because the child spends more time with their toys than with Dad and Mom.
A survey of 1,000 people over the age of 80 was asked what they would do now that they did not do during their lifetime, and the answer that ranked second in importance was: “I would spend more time with the people I have loved.”
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3 – Turn off the TV and Internet
Separation and disinterest in families is mainly caused by these two devices: television and the Internet. If you plan to dedicate to your family the time you spend on these devices, your family life would be different.
Teach your children – whether children, teenagers or young people – to maintain an hour of family conversation, without interruption of cell phones, computers or television.
4 – Family that eats together, stays together
Sharing food at the same table is a tradition that has fallen into oblivion.
Encourage your family to share food even twice a week. It can be breakfast, lunch or dinner. Reactivates the family unit and seeks to respect those moments of coexistence with the cell phones off, so that everyone can pay attention to what the other says.
5 – Conflict Resolution
They say that there are three sure things in this life: Taxes, Death and Conflicts.
Everything can cause conflicts in the home: marriage, children, stress, exhaustion … But the real problem is not conflict, but rather what we do to solve it: Do we shout? We ran away? We sink? We insult ourselves
Let us deal serenely and constructively, let us think that our children will learn from us to face conflicts and imitate what they see at home. Do you know who suffers the most when two elephants fight? Grass! In each marriage conflict think about your children, because they are the ones who can suffer the most.
6 – The tree of problems
Everyone has problems, at home, at work or at school. But there is no reason to always carry them everywhere. You can place in the entrance of the door of the house a small tree can be natural or artificial and teaches the whole family to hang the problems in the tree before entering the house; for example, if you go wrong at work and come with a long face to turn on the television you will not gain anything; On the contrary, the whole family may feel sad, bored and even tired.
For that is the tree of problems, hanging your problems from work or school before entering to live with the family, will help you create an environment of peace and tranquility in your home.
These little tips can change your life and above all achieve what you have always dreamed to have: a great happy family!