Strong and healthy families know how to work together for the common good. Often, the test of a family comes when there is a crisis. Then, some families pull together while others pull apart. Cultivating bonding traits encourages individual family members to become a team.
This provides love, security, safety, friendship, and comfort. When other relationships weaken and when life becomes a battle, it is the family which can become an oasis of hope amidst life's dilemmas and difficulties. Successful Parenting reveals eight ways to bring out the best in your family. (16 pages)