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Best Retreats for the Multi-Generational Family

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Photo Courtesy of Tyler Place Family Resort

“In the old days, the elders knew the stories of their sons—because they lived together,” writes Sam Keen his in beautiful new joint memoir Prodigal Father, Wayward Son: A Roadmap to Reconciliation, which Sam co-wrote with his son Gifford. “But you and I spent all too little time together when you were young, and once you were grown, we lived far apart. So you have accumulated a vast storehouse of experience about which I know nothing.”  If Sam’s lament rings true for you—and you don’t have a year to write a book together—maybe what you can do right now is create time for a family retreat. These retreats are not necessarily quiet, “spiritual” places. Rather, they are places with a wide range of experiences and distractions that paradoxically can help you connect more deeply with your own distant and perhaps wayward clan.Aulani | Ko Olina, HawaiiThe Hawaiians have a rich culture of wellness and spirituality—and Disney did its homework when it came to creating this outstanding family getaway on Oahu. The company spent years working with a group of eight cultural advisors to build a resort that shares …

Mary Bemis is the editor in chief of Journey to Renewal and the founder of

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