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Strengthening Family Ties

   Make it a top priority to work together as a family and keep in touch with one another.  Grandchildren and great-grandchildren learn a lot from sharing with each other.  Plan picnics and family get-togethers, and keep family traditions alive:  prepare beloved, old family recipes – everybody likes to eat!  But above all, be there for family emergencies and help each other out as much as possible.  Parents and grandparents, muster the patience and understanding to keep the doors open to all who want and need your help – or simply need to be listened to.  (5)

Try to visit parents or grandparents at least once a month.  They won’t always be there.  (53)

Flowery accolades every five years at milestone birthdays are nice, but don’t neglect grandma and grandpa in between these major events.  (54)

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