The Book of New Family Traditions (Revised and Updated): How to Create Great Rituals for Holidays and Every Day
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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sheherazahde - LibraryThing
It tries to be interdenominational. It has a few Jewish rituals, and Kwanzza, as well as rituals for the big Christian holidays. But for pagans there are rituals for the first day of spring, May Day ... Read full review
The Book of New Family Traditions: How To Create Great Rituals for Holidays and Every DayUser Review - Julianne Smith - Book Verdict
In this revised edition of her 2003 title, Cox (The Quilter's Catalog: A Comprehensive Resource Guide) strikes gold again with a book every family can appreciate. Defining a family ritual as "anything ... Read full review
Why Does It Matter So Much?
Everyday Rituals 35
Mom and Dad AwayfromHome Rituals 55
Chore Rituals 79
Weekly Family Nights 113
Family Festivities and Ceremonies 131
Summer Vacation Rituals 151
Family Reunions 158
ComingofAge Rituals 179
Snow Day Rituals 212
Winter Solstice 260
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