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Bonus: Faith and Family

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Shalom Bayit: Finding Peace in the Home

May 27, 2024 10:01 AM
The Jewish community has beautiful cultural practices and rituals that we can all learn from to foster positive outcomes in life, marriage, and parenting.[1] One example of these practices is the observance of Jewish Shabbat, or Sabbath (taking place from sundown on Friday to sundown on Saturday). During this time, families can connect as they eat together as a family, receive blessings, or find time to prepare traditional foods together. Dr. Heather Kelley, Dr. LeBaron-Black, and their colleagues have found that this observance can bring family members closer together as it “fosters a sense of duty and unity” in the home.
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Can Religious Experiences Enhance Personal Relationships?

July 19, 2023 10:54 AM
In a recent scientific study,1 Dollahite and colleagues aimed to explore how sacred, religious experiences can lead to stronger family relationships. Specifically, these researchers wanted to know how transcendent religious experiences during times of adversity can positively impact personal relationships within a family setting.
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Religion: Good for Your Soul, Hard on Your Wallet?

December 05, 2022 01:51 PM
Let’s talk about religion and money.
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