Teaching Family Loyalty (FREE Character Planner)

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Do you long for a family that prays, works, plays together and stays together? Family loyalty is easy to achieve when your children are younger, but what about when they grow up?

What happens when your sweet children who always want to be with you become teenagers? How do you encourage them to stay close and connected to your family? There are so many things going on that pull everyone in different directions. Family time can easily go to the wayside and be missed so quickly.

Family loyalty is one of those essential traits that begins and straightens as a child ages. When your kids begin to be social outside of the home, in church, sports and work friends start to become a priority in their lives. Having friends typically takes a stronger presence and need over the family as your children enter the teen years.

What can you do to teach them to stay committed and faithful to your family?

Loyalty is faithfulness to family and to the commitments, duties, and obligations in our lives. We can teach this character trait by modeling it on our own families. So many important character traits begin right inside your home.

Here are some ways to do this:

  • Create some family traditions that your children will get used to doing and look forward to on a regular basis. Do you take the same type of family vacation each year, or attend a certain sporting or local event? This will be something your kids will get used to doing and look forward to continuing as they are older.
  • Stick to a set family dinner or family game or movie night at least once a week on a set day. Pick one day a week where everyone can commit to work their schedules around needing to be home for that specific set day.
  • Encourage your children to support and encourage each of their siblings. This can be done during weekly get togethers. Help them to build strong relationships with each other so they always have a built in friend to turn to.

Teach your family about loyalty with this month’s free character study printable pack:

Our Character Counts planner teach you how to plan a month long study on the character trait of Loyalty. Our open and go planners are customizable. You can pick and choose what you would like to use for your family. You can use them anytime in the year since they are undated. We like to print ours and keep them in a tabbed binder. We have a nice large collection of them as we download them each month. These are great to pull out if there is a specific character trait that you need to work on in your home.

Many families use these for a morning Bible time in their homeschool. These planners are designed to be simple and fun, with activities for your entire family to participate in together. This is great for family time and has there are fun conversation starters. Yes, even parents can benefit too! 

Check out what’s inside:

  • Character Quality Family Checklist Worksheet
  • 4 Week Study on Loyalty
  • Analyze and Evaluation Sheets
  • Character Trait Planning Worksheets
  • Loyalty Printable Posters and Scripture Posters
  • Loyalty and Your Gifts
  • Family Loyalty Brainstorming Session Sheets
  • Loyalty Study Worksheets for Kids
  • Certificate of Completion

The directions on how to download your free Character Counts Planner are sent in each weekly ezine. The planner access information is always located at the bottom of each email. If you are not signed up, you can sign up HERE.



  1. Catherine Field says

    Thank you! This is helpful! This family connection is very important to me.

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