"The Tie That Binds"

Rituals and traditions make families stronger and create memories that last a lifetime. Here, four parents share their stories.

Rituals and traditions brought this adoptive family closer
Does your family follow rituals or traditions? Certain activities that you repeat for each holiday or birthday or a particular day of the week? Being "king or queen" for a birthday, eating special foods on holidays, attending regular church services — whether you realize it or not, each of these are family traditions. And no matter what your particular family traditions are, one thing is for sure: traditions make families stronger. Rituals and traditions give family members a sense of ...

Whether you follow rituals from your own childhood or establish new ones, one truth remains the same: Traditions are what memories are made of. Here, four families share their stories.


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