Topic: Ten keys to a happy, loving family.
Issues: Understand the characteristics of healthy families and ways to bring out the best in each other; identify your family’s strengths and areas for improvement; facilitate conversations between yourself, your partner, your parents, and your children; find specific ways to strengthen your skills in areas where you need the most help.
Topic: A Marine wife’s story of strength and service.
Issues: The effects of war on those who stay at home; how military spouses deal with deployment and the constant fear of losing a loved one; finding a support network; helping kids cope with their fears about the deployed parent.
Topic: Raising a large family in a small-family world.
Issues: Housing, feeding, and schlepping a large family; making sure everyone in the family gets one-on-one time with mom and dad; having a career and a big family.