AWAKE! No. 2 2018 | 12 Secrets of Successful Families
12 Secrets of Successful Families
We hear a lot about what goes wrong in families that fail. But what goes right in those that succeed?
Between 1990 and 2015, the divorce rate in the United States doubled for those over the age of 50 and tripled for those over 65.
Parents are confused: Some experts recommend giving children constant praise, while others advocate tough love.
Young people are entering adulthood without the skills they need to succeed.
Nevertheless, the fact is . . .
Marriage can be a rewarding and permanent bond.
Parents can learn to discipline their children with love.
Young people can gain the skills they need for adulthood.
How? This issue of Awake! will discuss 12 secrets of successful families.
Three practical tips can help marriage mates stay together.
Does your marriage mate seem more like a roommate?
Learn what words and actions are essential to ensure that your spouse feels respected.
What can help you see past your mate’s imperfections?
Three key steps can help you to draw closer to your children.
Does discipline undermine a child’s self-esteem?
What standards should you teach your children?
If you want your words to reach your children, they must be in harmony with your actions.
How can young people stand up for their beliefs?
Earning your parent’s trust is an important step in becoming an adult.
Learning how to work hard as a youth can help you to be successful at whatever you do in life.
Reaching goals can boost your confidence, strengthen your friendships, and increase your happiness.
More Help for the Family
The Bible’s advice can help you to have a successful marriage and a happy family life.