12 Tips for Training Your Kids to Do Chores

  Expecting your kids to do chores teaches them important life skills, and helps keep the house clean, too. But first, you have to train them—and yourself. Here are 12 tips.   by Heidi Indahl Note: An earlier version of this post originally … Read More

Making a Family “Rule” of Life: A Time for Work and a Time for Play

    Religious communities use a Rule to help them live in a way that reflects their priorities, and so can your family.   by Heidi Indahl One of the primary uses of a family mission statement is in making decisions about daily … Read More

Doing Mass with Kids: 25+ Strategies for a Better Experience

  Many families find Mass challenging for one reason or another. Here are 25 ideas for dealing with those challenges and making the most of your time at Mass.   This article is adapted from 77 Ways to Pray with … Read More