“To Live is to Choose…

As I am preparing to launch my podcast soon, I am learning more about the importance of family culture.  I think, so often, our society tries to get us to question who we are, where we come from, and where we are going.  I am learning that, in many ways, our family culture can help us find and create those answers because we establish an understanding of where we come from by creating memories, telling stories about our lives and our histories, establishing roles and traditions, and expectations.  Resilient kids know who they are, where they have come from, and an idea for where they are going. 

Here are a couple of sources to look into about this subject:


The Stories that Bind Us -NYTimes

The Stories that Bind Us – LDS.org

Family Search


About the author, Jodi

I live in Richmond, Virginia with my husband, Michael, and our four young kids. We homeschool, and work remotely, so I guess we may take this on the road some day! I have a bachelor's degree from George Mason University in Health Promotion Studies, but I attended five different universities before finally finishing while I was expecting my third baby! I'm a returned missionary from the Hawaii Honolulu Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I'm sort of a jack-of-all-trades-master-of-none, but I do enjoy reading personal development and parenting books, finding new ways to enjoy exercising, and learning more about being an entrepreneur.

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