Having a HEALTHY FAMILY>>
Having a Balance of Healthy Spirit,
Mind, Body, Family, Finances and Society is essential to every human being.
Take one of these balances out of you life and you'll be traveling on a
broken wheel. As an example: Healthy Family: - What happens when
mom and dad fight and the children feel insecure or unloved, especially
over a period of time? Each individual in the family suffers, and some
may become depressed or even suicidal. When family relationships are strained,
can family members work or study effectively, play together, or even feel
spiritual and pray together? Getting a good balance in all of these areas
of life will help every family member lead a positive and happy life.
A Parent's role
|Age 0 - 5
||- Controls All
|Age 5 - 8
||- Arranges Things
|Age 8 - 14 Guide
||- Shows How
|Age 14 - 19 Advisor
||- Offers Suggestions
|Age 19 - 99 Consultant
||- Responds to Requests
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The Mom Song
- Sung to the William Tell Overture
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"Each of us is created in the
"image of God" with an eternal soul, and a value that exceeds the combined
worth of the universe."
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SETTING FOR A HEALTHY FAMILY:
What am I reading to support a Healthy Family?
What Homemaking skills do I want to excel
at? (Cooking, Sewing, Crafts)
Do I support other family members by listening
to their needs and desires?
Do I spend quality & quantity time with
each family member and my spouse?
Is my Food Storage sufficient to last a few
month in case of an emergency?
Am I buying healthy food choices and do I plan
my meals for healthy eating?
Am I teaching my children, by example, to
enjoy the fruits of hard work?
Do I relate, in words and deeds, my love, appreciation,
and acceptance to each family member?
Do I help with homework, dishes, cooking,
or cleaning, etc. without asking?
Am I still "dating" my husband/wife every week? Do
I have a Family Night?
Do I participate in Family Reunions and create
memorable family traditions?
I keep this?
Questions I ask myself when cleaning my house...
Do I love this item or do I use it often?
Do I need this item or could I do without?
Could I use something else instead?
Does this item work as it should?
Is it missing any pieces?
Does it fit right?
Would I pay to store this item?
If my house were destroyed, would I replace this item with money
out of pocket?
Is there someone who could use this item and appreciate it more
than I do?
I died, would my children throw away this item – would it be of
I have a friend that would let me borrow her item if I throw
out my item and then find that I needed it once or twice again?
the above questions...
have a "ruthless" attitude.
Should I move it (the item) to another room?
Where will I keep it?
Should I toss it?
Should I donate it?
Should I sell it?
rule to toss or donate unwanted items with a small value, say less than
$10.00 dollars. Decide what your "hassle value" is and stick with
2-Week Food Supply for a Family of Four
In the event of a disease pandemic, nuclear incident, terrorist attack,
etc., it may be necessary for your family to take shelter at home for a
period of up to two weeks. You will get very hungry unless you have sufficient
A 2-week food supply should provides the essential nutrients you need
to keep your family healthy and well-fed for 14 days. Just add a quart
of vegetable oil and rotate it every year to keep your kit fresh.
All the products should be dehydrated and packed for long-term storage.
A supply, below, will be about 110-lb. and about 5 box cases that can easily
be stored under a bed, in a closet, etc. Storage area required is 3 1/2
cubic feet. If stored at a relatively cool temperature, the food should
last 3 to 5 years or even longer.
There's plenty of variety in this 2-week supply. It contains breakfast
cereals, beverages, main dishes, vegetables, fruits, even dessert! If managed
carefully it will last a full two weeks and no one will go hungry.
A 2-week supply includes:
|12-#2.5 Cans (2 Cases):
1-Cheese Blend Powder
1-White Cream Sauce Mix
1-Banana Pudding Mix
1-Orange Drink Mix
1-Peach Apple Flakes
1-Sloppy Joe Bits
18-#10 Cans (3 cases):
|1-Germade Cereal (like Cream of Wheat)
1-Morning Moo Milk Substitute
1-Stroganoff Gravy Mix
1-Beef Stew Mix
1-Beef Noodle Soup Mix
1-Mountain Stew Mix
1-Creamy Potato Soup Mix
1-Chicken Fricassee Mix
1-9 Grain Cereal
1-Honey White Bread Mix
1-Blueberry Muffin Mix
1-Buttermilk Pancake Mix
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"I went on a diet for
two weeks and all
I lost was 14 days"
"He who understands
interest collects it;
He who doesn't under-
stand interest, pays it!"
"Where you will be five years
will depend on the books
what you listen to and
you associate with"
We must find
answers to these
Where did I come from?
Why am I here? and
Where am I going
after this life?
..A Parent's role
0-5 = Director
- Controls all
5-8 = Manager
- Arranges things
8-14 = Guide Coach
- Shows how
14-19 = Advisor
- Offers suggestions
19+ = Consultant
Responds to requests
"One man awake, awakens another.
his next door brother.
The three awake can rouse a town,
the whole place
The many awake can make such a fuss,
awakens the rest of us.
One man up with dawn in his eyes,
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