This section includes answers to the Three Big Questions from a variety of actual families I worked with in the development of this book. Their answers are provided to give readers a sense of the variety of ways that a family can use these ideas. Names have been changed to protect the innocent.
EXAMPLE 1: THE WATSON FAMILY
Brian and Sharon Watson have a thirteen-year-old boy and ten-year-old girl. Both parents work outside the home.
Question 1: What makes our family unique?
We value humor and incorporate it into every aspect of our lives. We believe in the importance of compassion and we treat others with respect and care. Finally, we are focused and passionate in our interests and pursuits.
Question 2: What is our family’s ...