Happy Families Checklist

HealthcareFamily Life

How often do you laugh together?

  • every day  5
  • every week or two 3
  • not very often  1

How often do you pray together?

  • every day 5
  • every week or two 3
  • when there are problems 1

Can you talk with teenage children…

  • easily? 5
  • with difficulty? 3
  • hardly at all? 1

Are the old people in your family…

  • a blessing? 5
  • rather difficult? 3
  • very awkward? 1

How often do you make time to do things together as a family?

  • every day 5
  • every week or two 3
  • not very often 1

How often can husband and wife relax on their own together and talk openly of their concerns?

  • every day 5
  • every week or two 3
  • not very often 1

Add up your scores…

25–30 Yours is a happy family. Make sure you keep it that way!

15–24 You are doing well, but need to keep building relationships in your family.

0–14 Take care that problems do not get out of hand. Make time to build up the links in your family.

Try this quiz again in a year’s time and see if your scores have improved!