The family is a natural group in which stereotypes of interactions arise over time. These stereotypes create a family structure that defines the functioning of its members, delineates the range of their behavior and facilitates interpersonal contacts between them. One or another viable family structure is quite significant both for the full performance of its main functions, and for solving personally significant tasks — to maintain individuality, while creating a sense of belonging to the whole. Continue reading
Baptism is a very special event in the life of a child. This is the sacrament of initiation into the Christian faith, a message to the baby of God’s grace. According to church doctrine, this is the spiritual birth of man. Therefore, it is the most important in his life.
As a rule, after the sacrament is performed, its participants go home to celebrate this momentous event. In addition to godparents, close relatives and friends are invited. The question arises before the guests: what to give for christening? There may be many options. Continue reading