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Infographic: Family Happiness is 17 Percent Higher

Exploring modern family bliss! Uncover the secrets to Family Happiness in a changing world. Let’s journey together! 

Remember how carefree life was as a child? I want my children to have the same carefree moments as a parent. I worry about their happiness and want to do everything I can to ensure their childhood is one to remember.

I’m not alone.

In a recent survey of U.S. families conducted by FamilyFun magazine, parents rated their family’s happiness 17 percent higher today than when they were kids. The survey results and FamilyFun’s “Happy Family Playbook” were released today in the magazine’s special May “Happiness” issue.

Happier Families: A Modern Perspective

In a recent survey conducted by FamilyFun Magazine, we’ve uncovered some exciting news! Families today are reporting higher levels of happiness compared to previous generations. This intriguing shift in family dynamics is a testament to our ever-evolving society. Join us as we explore the findings, delve into the reasons behind this trend, and examine what it means for families of today and tomorrow.

Survey Highlights

  • Increased Happiness: Discover the statistics that reveal the surge in family happiness in the present day.
  • Factors at Play: Explore the key factors contributing to this newfound joy in family life.
  • Modern Lifestyle: Uncover how our contemporary way of life shapes family dynamics and contentment.

The Evolution of Family Happiness

  • Generational Comparison: A closer look at the happiness levels across different generations.
  • Technology’s Role: Analyze the impact of technology on family well-being.
  • Changing Priorities: Understand how shifting priorities have influenced family satisfaction.

Why Are Families Happier Today?

  • Stronger Connections: Learn how improved communication brings families closer.
  • Work-Life Balance: Explore the concept of work-life harmony and its effect on happiness.
  • Parenting Strategies: Discover effective parenting techniques that boost family joy.

The Future of Family Happiness

  • Building Resilience: Explore strategies to maintain and enhance family happiness in the long run.
  • Cultivating Togetherness: Tips for creating meaningful family experiences.
  • Looking Ahead: Speculate on the future of family happiness in a rapidly changing world.

Join us on this enlightening journey as we dive into the intriguing findings of the FamilyFun Magazine survey and uncover the secrets to happier families in the 21st century.

 For families looking for happiness tips, the May issue includes seven ways to dial up family happiness this year—including performing random acts of kindness and unplugging from electronics. You can view an infographic highlighting notable stats below.




About Julee: Julee Morrison is an experienced author with 35 years of expertise in parenting and recipes. She is the author of four cookbooks: The Instant Pot College Cookbook, The How-To Cookbook for Teens, The Complete Cookbook for Teens, and The Complete College Cookbook. Julee is passionate about baking, crystals, reading, and family. Her writing has appeared in The LA Times (Bon Jovi Obsession Goes Global), Disney's Family Fun Magazine (August 2010, July 2009, September 2008), and My Family Gave Up Television (page 92, Disney Family Fun August 2010). Her great ideas have been featured in Disney's Family Fun (Page 80, September 2008) and the Write for Charity book From the Heart (May 2010). Julee's work has also been published in Weight Watchers Magazine, All You Magazine (Jan. 2011, February 2011, June 2013), Scholastic Parent and Child Magazine (Oct. 2011), Red River Family Magazine (Jan. 2011),, and more. Notably, her article "My Toddler Stood on Elvis' Grave and Scaled Over Boulders to Get to a Dinosaur" made AP News, and "The Sly Way I Cured My Child's Lying Habit" was featured on PopSugar. When she's not writing, Julee enjoys spending time with her family and exploring new baking recipes.
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