In celebration of International Family Day 2018: Celebrating Families of all kinds

Family’s are the foundation of every human person that is born into this world. A Family affects how a person develops and matures. There are many studies in which concludes that children who grow up in a warm and tight knit family develops better relationship as they grow up. A Dictionary defines a family as a group consisting of parents and children living together in a household but I personally believe that a Family can be defined as something else.

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In Lilo and Stitch a family is defined as “Ohana”. Ohana means family and family means nobody gets left behind. For me any person or any group of people who will be there for you to support you and raise you up can be your family. They don’t exactly have to be human either. In the anime movie Princess Mononoke, San was raised by a wolf god. In Tarzan, Tarzan was raised by apes.

This is why I believe we can also consider our pets as family because they are there as our emotional support and although not in a conventional way our pet gives us strength to wake up everyday and look forward to a new day.

Then, there are single parents, Same sex parents family, adoptive homes or orphanages. These might not be the conventional definition of a family but as long as they support each other and raise each other up they are a family nonetheless and one that is worth celebrating.


May 15, 2018 is International Family day only two days after Mother’s Day 2018 which will be celebrated on May 13, 2018. This month if you are struggling in finance within the family you can take this Udemy course in Personal and family budget management A guide to manage your personal and family budget effectively while eliminating debt and starting a savings.

Personal and family budget management
A guide to manage your personal and family budget effectively while eliminating debt and starting a savings.

In this course learn how to:

  • Develop a basic personal/family finance framework and apply it to your day-to-day life.
  • Identify different types of income and expenses and organize this information in a structured and effective way.

  • Analyze your incomes and expenses to identify potential financial difficulties in advance.

  • Set attainable financial goals and break them down to measurable milestones.

  • Learn advanced google spreadsheets usage.

If you would like to Build Stronger Bonds you might want to consider taking Build Stronger Bonds Writing Family Bucket Lists Bring Family Members Closer, Create More Camaraderie & Make Quality Memories.

Build Stronger Bonds Writing Family Bucket Lists
Bring Family Members Closer, Create More Camaraderie & Make Quality Memories

In this course learn how to:

  • Get to know your family more deeply than ever before, enhance your relationships in fun and unique ways, show each other support, and engage in meaningful interactions and adventures together.

If you are struggling in dedicating time for your family, now is the Time to ThriveGet control of your schedule, focus on what matters & learn to achieve any goal in about 30 days.

Time to Thrive…for Family Leaders
Get control of your schedule, focus on what matters & learn to achieve any goal in about 30 days

In this course learn how to:

  • Learn to manage your busy schedule and do more of what matters most to you and your family
  • Apply the 12 Thrive productivity techniques to become Super Productive

  • Break free of feeling overwhelmed and regain clear focus

  • Learn the proven system for building healthy habits, no matter how busy you are

  • Achieve any big goal that you choose – and make major progress over the course of the 30 day program

  • Gain an extra hour of quality time to enjoy every day!

If you want a small bit peace of mind when it comes to the protection of your family Family Safe Self Defense Program For parents and caretakers with children ages 4 to 12 might be the program you are looking for.

Family Safe Self Defense Program
For parents and caretakers with children ages 4 to 12

In this course you will learn how to:

  • Help your child survive against all predators and bullies
  • Empower your kids to take action when needed

  • Give your kids 6 simple rules to follow to stay safe

  • Show your kids how to find safe strangers if they’re lost

If you have a bit of a hard time balancing work life and family life check out The Art of Balancing Work Life and Family Life. Everyone dreams of being able to live a balnced life and its not really the easiest task to do.

The Art of Balancing Work Life and Family Life
Learn Tried and Tested Methods to Have a Better Work Life Balance and Have Your Family Love You More!

In this course learn how to:

  • Learn Steps To Manage Work and Life
  • Use Organizational and Delegation Strategies from Work To Manage Family Life

  • Discover Why Feeling Guilty Holds You Back

  • Master How To Break Free From Guilt

  • Learn How To Build a Support Network

  • Set Limits and Boundaries

  • Learn Why Flexibility is Key

  • Discover Small Changes You Can Make To Have Quality Family Time

My family life is personally not perfect either. In my Mother’s Day 2018 blog post a tribute to my mother I have already mentioned that my parents were separated. I was raised by a single parent with the help of my relatives. It’s not that my dad didn’t help in raising me up he actually did. At some point he was the one who was bring me to school and taking me home after school. I have grew up in a family that was embroiled in a complicated situation and it was not easy. We had all sorts of financial and emotional turmoils but now as an adult I am just thankful that I was able to grow and realize things.

There is no perfect family but its struggling together and loving each other that will really define the family.

What is your story? drop me a message here in my contact form (click here). I’d gladly hear it, and if you just need a person to talk to I’m all ears (well eyes, brain and hands on)


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