How can I form a deeper family bond? What is the impact my kids’ sports teams, groups and clubs have on my family? Should I be concerned about the different groups my kids ‘belong to’ on social media? How does my community shape and form my sense of mission? To what degree should I monitor or control the groups, teams and clubs my kids get involved in? How can the dinner table be a place to foster a deeper sense of community within the family? What are some good questions to ask at the dinner table to strengthen the family bond?
I think a lot of kids stumble into communities because there’s not a lot of direction… and most kids today are finding their community online in the digital world. -Kari
We need to pay more attention to the communities our kids are involved in. It has a foundational impact on how they shape their identity and make decisions. -Tom
The Currans discuss the powerful influence of community by reflecting on the question: What does how one spends their time and money say about their values? Kari recalls some examples of community in their family’s life. Tom talks about four dimensions of formation and references 101 Dinner Table Questions. (FamiliesAlive.org)