A "Family History" Family Home Evening

"In an article in the March 2013 New York Times titled “The Stories That Bind Us,” author Bruce Feiler shared psychologists’ findings that the more children knew about their family history, the better they were able to handle stressful situations.  The reasons were that the children realized they were a part of something bigger than themselves, they understood their family overcame many ups and downs, and they believed they could overcome difficulties too.

"These family home evening ideas will help your family learn more about your extended family and start building bonds with parents, grandparents, and ancestors."

Watch this video to see how a story from Elder Tad Callister's life continues to bless his family, and read the rest of this article with lots of great ideas at LDS.org.

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