2020-06-04
Most parents want to raise kind, honorable kids with a spiritual and moral center. But how can you tell if you're doing it? Below is a simple quiz to help you get a read on your family's spiritual connectedness. Take the quiz, then jot down any ideas you could put into practice.


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1

You have a scheduled, predictable time to gather with your family for fun.

2

You have discussed family rules and consequences and evaluate the appropriateness of these rules every six months or so.

3

You tuck your young child into bed each night you are home or spend time with older kids.

4

You eat at least one meal together most days.

5

Put-downs and mean-spirited teasing are not allowed in your home.

6

You have laughed together at least once this week.

7

You listen to each other with respect even when you disagree.

8

You usually know what your child worries about.

9

You talk about your family traditions, history, and ancestors.

10

You have predictable opportunities for each family member to be heard--casual discussions, family meetings, a family journal, car conversations.

11

You know your child's favorite song, music group, or sports team.

12

Your family watches less than 7 hours of TV a week.

Your result is:

Not as Connected as You Can Be

Your family definitely needs to take more time for one another.

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Your result is:

Somewhat Connected

You're off to a good start, but your family could use some strengthening.

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Your result is:

Very Connected

You're doing amazingly well at keeping your family connected in a stressful world!

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