printed in The New York Times – March 15, 2013
“The single most important thing you can do for your family may be the simplest of all: develop a strong family narrative.”
Check out this poignant and well-written piece from a few months ago. Feiler, a long-time journalist and writer on a diverse array of topics (including Japanese culture and the history of the Bible), reviews research that reveals the strength children gain from knowing their family’s story. It was adapted from his most recent book, The Secrets of Happy Families: How to Improve Your Morning, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smart, Go Out and Play, and Much More.