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Strengthen Your Family with These Resources

Family Week is a great reminder to take some time out to proactively learn more about building a health family, however that looks.

By Salt 106.5 Network Tuesday 14 May 2024ParentingReading Time: 3 minutes

This week is Family Week – it’s the perfect excuse to spend some extra time investing in the most important people in our life.
Key points
  • Parenting: whether you’re raising young kids or teens, we have resources to empower you as a parent.
  • Marriage: it can be hard to make time to work on our marriages, here’s your chance to take a minute and explore these resources.
  • Therapy: it’s important that we’re all getting the help we need. Healthy people help build healthy families.

Families come in many shapes and sizes.

Whether your family is blended or not, if you’re a single parent or even if you’re a grandparent hoping to contribute to your grandchildren’s lives, Family Week is a great reminder to take some time out to proactively learn more about building a health family, however it comes.

We’ve hand-selected some of our best family-building content, to help you and your loved ones build on what matters most – each other.

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Raising Teens

Your child emerges into their teen years and so much changes! It is a unique time for both you and your child. Raising Teens will be part of your support system – your village!
It is a place of hope, where we provide you with information and resources to support you and your teen in this next chapter of the journey. Read more.

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Teach Your Child Self-Regulation: Let Them Lead the Conversation

From letting our kids lead the conversation to – surprisingly! – blowing on our thumbs, Youth Coach Kim Conicella has some great, practical tips for people wanting to help kids – and themselves – process difficult emotions and conversations.

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“Letting kids lead the conversation is really important,” Kim said. Read more.

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Creating Safe Neighbourhoods Starts with a Single Word

When I was a child, I remember spending my weekends playing in the street, from dawn until dusk, knowing that if I needed anything I could run across the road to Penny and Phil – my neighbours- turned-adopted grandparents. Fast forward fifteen years – I live alone in an apartment and I couldn’t even tell you my neighbours’ names.

Today, despite record levels of connection online, only one third of us know our neighbours well. But we can do something about it. Read more.

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Beyond ‘The Spark’: Sustaining Meaningful Connection in Marriage

Want to keep the spark alive in your relationship? Focus on cultivating intimacy, passion and commitment for a thriving relationship.

We all desire a happy and healthy marriage and yet the statistics show how difficult that is to achieve. Read more.

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What is Internal Family Systems (IFS) Therapy?

Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy is an evidence-based therapeutic modality that has been proven to be effective in treating a wide range of conditions.

IFS therapy is based on the idea that we all have different ‘parts’ of ourselves that have their own feelings, thoughts, goals and bodily sensations. Some parts may be protective. Some may try to manage our feelings.  Others might be vulnerable. Read more.

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A Grand Influence: How to Bond with Your Grandkids

Most grandparents want to be an asset to their grandchildren — provide a listening ear, welcome heart and safe place for kids to emotionally land.

But how do you do that? I remember the day like it was yesterday. My husband and I, along with our young children, were relocating to a town three hours away so my husband could study full time. Read more.

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Spend Time Together in the Word

There’s something really special about time spent together as a family, in the Word.

Whether you choose to follow a reading plan together, checking in regularly with each other to discuss what you’ve read – or if you prefer to read it all together when you catch up over a meal, we have a wide range of devotionals and podcasts available. Read more.

Further resources

Focus on the Family‘s ‘Family Tool Kit’ has some really useful resources, including tips on avoiding chore wars – we all need that!

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