Family Matters: What’s New in 2022? Mindfulness

January 19, 2022

By Lucia Ferrara
Adding some mindfulness practices to your family’s daily routines can help reduce stress and anxiety and promote happiness and well-being in people of all ages.

Family Matters #29: Stress and the Holidays

November 10, 2021

By Lucia Ferrara
The hustle and bustle of the holidays can make our stress levels soar! Let us look at how we can overcome overwhelming tension during what is supposed to be the most magical time of the year!

Family Matters #28: Pets are family too!

October 13, 2021

By Lucia Ferrara
Do you have a furry friend who has become part of your family? People are learning that the connection between their pet is good for their physical health and mental well-being.

Family Matters #27: Women Celebrating Women

September 15, 2021

By Lucia Ferrara
Mothers, wives, sisters, aunts, caregivers — whoever you are — we need to feed our minds, bodies, and souls with God’s grace to take care of His kingdom. This means taking care of not only others in our lives that matter to us but ourselves as well.

Family Matters #26: Three Things Kids Need from Parents

July 27, 2021

By Lucia Ferrara
When I think about raising children who are strong, resilient, confident and independent, I always come back to three fundamental ideas: family, foundation and future.

Family Matters #25: Summer Fun, Summer Safety

July 7, 2021

By Lucia Ferrara
It’s summertime and your youth want to be outside — you want them outside, too, but you also want to make sure they are safe. Here are a few tips.

Family Matters # 24: Mealtime Table Talk

June 23, 2021

By Lucia Ferrara
A shared meal and conversation may be the most important thing you can do for your family. Research and my own experience show that table talk nourishes family members’ bodies and souls.

Family Matters #23: Gardening grows healthy families

June 9, 2021

By Lucia Ferrara
Want your kids to be interested in something fun this summer? How about gardening? Gardening teaches patience and is filled with rewarding outcomes because you can enjoy the fruits of your labor!

Family Matters #22: Keeping your child and yourself spiritually healthy

May 26, 2021

By Lucia Ferrara
Summertime’s change of pace and schedules make it a perfect time for you and your family to learn practices that will help keep all spiritual healthy. Here are a few practical tips.

Family Matters #21: Challenging Times, Challenging Children Part 2

May 12, 2021

By Lucia Ferrara
Part 2. How do we teach our kids to reconnect and socialize after the isolation of the Coivd-19 pandemic? Here’s a few practical tips for you to try.


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