What is Appreciation and Affection about?

Strong family relationships are permeated with expressions of appreciation and affection. They let each other know that on a daily basis that each is appreciated but with an added ingredient- real and genuine feelings, “from the heart”.

Appreciation & Affection has six (6) secrets to cultivation*:

  1. Dig for Diamonds- find those hidden qualities in each other
  2. Affirm Your Children Verbally
  3. Expect Your Children to be Affectionate & Appreciative
  4. Share Humor & Playfulness
  5. Purposely Encourage Affection & Appreciation

*Adapted from Fantastic Families by Dr. Nick & Nancy Stinnett and Joe & Alice Beam

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