From the Scouting magazine archives: How to strengthen family ties with traditions

Here’s a New Year’s resolution idea: Make your family stronger by starting new traditions.

Traditions, our expert says, are an essential part of forging a family identity, of making the family a place where kids know they belong.

“If they’re looking for belonging outside the family, they may make some choices that group is making that aren’t so healthy,” she says.

Read more in this story from the January-February 2016 issue of Scouting magazine.

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Aaron Derr is the senior editor of Scout Life and Scouting magazines, and also a former Cubmaster and Scouts BSA volunteer.