Family Circle

I really like this idea of “Family Circle.” We would have to start our discussions out as pretty basic and simple ideas; such as family, friendship, kindness, bullies, hitting, etc. I think Cash would really enjoy this, and I know Tyson and I both would. Tate wouldn’t be much of a participant yet, but he could listen and get the yummy snacks. 🙂

World's Okayest Mom


  • Every week we try to do a “Family Circle” discussion, where we sit around the coffee table, talk and do stimulating activities, to teach our kids (they have taught us a few things along the way in turn) lessons they may not learn in school, or that school may not expand on, that we see as necessary knowledge.

    We’ve done so many topics, I can’t remember them all. Here are a few:

    First Aid
    Money Management
    Stranger Danger

  • Friendship and Kindness
  • Controlling Anger
  • (and a few touchy topics, that took some seriously careful planning)
  • World Religions and Atheism
  • Racism
  • Sexism
  • and Human Rights

    Some idea’s I have for the future are:

  • Politics & Political Parties
  • Parenting
  • Marriage
  • Taxes
  • Future Career Paths
  • College
  • and Going Green

Usually we have a snack, turn on background music to keep the energy up, and start with explaining the topic and…

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