Inspiring Stories About Family

Family is a strong influential force as we go through the challenges of our lives. From our family we can learn how to maintain relationships, persevere through difficulties, and love unconditionally. That’s why it is important to focus on ways to improve family relationships, overcome family problems, and break though family issues. My family has pulled me through some of the darkest points of my life. On this page you will find my favorite inspiring stories about family as well as some great tips on how to deal with the family relationships that need some help.


It is really advantageous to have people in your life who can be brutally honest with you. I find it to be of extreme importance. If I am walking around looking like a fool I would love to have someone I know and trust tell me rather than a complete stranger. Maybe that is just me.

Recently I have been working on a project that is taking up a lot of my time. So much time that I have become a little burnt out from all of the work and haven’t done much in a few weeks. This is when those friends and family come in handy.

After a few days of slacking people started asking me questions about my progress. It started off friendly but as more time went by it became a lot more aggressive. I mean everyone was harassing me. Our dog was even giving me dirty looks. Everyday that went by seemed to give people more energy to come up with more ways to push me to do what needed to be done. I have emails from people calling me lazy.
I have heard almost every cliche about some journey of a million miles and taking steps to go on that journey or something like that.

Be Here Now

A few months back one of my coworkers shared a quote that chipped away at the entire way I live life. He simply said three words, BE Here Now

The Price to Inspire

“What does it cost?”
This is the response I get from my four year old daughter when I try to explain to her why I’m sad about the

What Are You Clinging To?

My son might just be the clingiest person on the planet. Whenever we are together I am transformed to a jungle

When I Grow Up

As a child I always wanted to be “important.” I wanted to make my parents proud by doing some great feat that the rest of the world would marvel

What Grade Are You In Daddy?

My son has to be the most curious kid in the world. If he sees anything that he is not familiar…

When It’s Over, When It’s Done, When The Beat Cease to Play..

I have a habit of compartmentalizing segments of my life. This

Leave A Lasting Impression

If all I had to describe me was my name, Frank Jennings, I wonder what type of responses it would

I’m Better Because of You

Many people who walk this earth evaluate their self worth based upon how many material things they


I stay about 4 hours away from my family. So every major holiday, that I am off, we pack up the car and go for a drive home. Over the next..

Is Your Home Happy?

Some time last year I was having an extremely difficult time maintaining my motivation at work. The job became boring and repetitive and I just..

Your Happiness Is A Priceless Gift

In my humble opinion, gifts are one of the most excellent parts of life. And I don’t think I’m alone. If I was..

Guess What?

Open-ended probes are powerful but they also allow an individual to lose control of the direction of a conversation. Yet, there is good news!

Where Did The Time Go?

I can remember running Longacre Street when I was younger doing stuff I had no business doing. There were trees that I fell out of.

Good Directions Are Hard To Find

Where do you want to be? This is a question you can attack from multiple angles. From a literal physical

If I Ruled The World

I vaguely remember my pre-kindergarden days. During this period my world was shaped by cartoons, my parents, and my big

What’s For Dinner?

Just the other day the family and I were sitting down at the table preparing to eat dinner. My wife grabs the plates out of the