Nobody said raising a family would be easy. With today’s technology, it’s easy for children and parents to drift apart and get lost in digital, fantasy worlds. Creating a happy family requires team effort. No holding onto grudges and no looking out for “number one.” You can only create a happy atmosphere in the four walls of your home if your family members aren’t constantly at each other’s throats.
Unfortunately, this is much easier said than done, and even after several attempts to create a strong family bond, things can still go amiss. Parents and children need to know their boundaries but also know that family has special rights to know what’s going on in each other’s lives. If you’re interested in how to establish a healthy household, check out these 15 secrets to a happier, friendlier family.
1. Share stories
Parents and children should always try and communicate with each other, even if what they have to share can be a bit embarrassing. Parents should know what their kids are up to and vice versa. Secrets can be essential to maintain harmony, but certain things should be out in the open.