Family rituals are an integral part of our heritage - Nikki Bush

It’s Heritage Day weekend.

Talking about family rituals, Nikki Bush shares some examples of daily and holiday rituals that help create structure in the home.

She says family rituals are important to help foster a child's sense of identity.

We are creating shared memories, creating an emotional anchor for the family beliefs and the value system. It is kind of a togetherness exercise

Nikki Bush, creative parenting expert

In some instances it is helping children create a sense of identity, a moral compass.

Nikki Bush, creative parenting expert

Part of family ritual is to create structure. If we are talking daily rituals, how about, how do we eat? Do we eat around the diner table or sit and watch Tv. That creates a certain way of being with each other.

Nikki Bush, creative parenting expert

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