What is the meaning of family name?August 18, 2016 – 11:24 am

What is the meaning of family name?

Many of us have surnames passed down to us from ancestors in . Last names weren’t widely used until after the Norman conquest in 1066, but as the country’s population grew, people found it necessary to be more specific when they were talking about somebody else. Thus arose descriptions like Thomas the Baker, Norman son of Richard, Henry the Whitehead, Elizabeth of the Field, and Joan of York that, ultimately, led to many of our current surnames. There…

What does family friends mean?May 8, 2016 – 12:33 pm

What does family friends mean?

How much quality time do you spend as a family? Learn what ‘quality time’ really means, and how you can build stronger bonds with your partner and children. With an ever-growing list of tasks to accomplish each day, it’s easy to let time with your partner and children slip down your priorities. But as Kristen Harding from My Family Care explains, spending quality time together is important – it helps our children to feel more confident and secure…

What does black sheep of family mean?July 7, 2016 – 11:09 am

What does black sheep of family mean?

Meaning A disreputable or disgraced member of a family. Origin Old joke alert - let s just get this out of the way before we begin: Yokel 1: Why do black sheep eat less than white sheep? Yokel 2: There aren t as many of them.Black sheep is rather an odd phrase to choose to epitomise worthlessness. Why sheep? Badgers, dolphins, pandas and penguins, which are all primarily black, are considered cute. First thoughts might suggest that it came about…

What does family tendency mean?May 29, 2016 – 08:42 am

What does family tendency mean?

Your grade point average (GPA) is one example of a mean (Add up the grade points for all your classes, then divide by how many classes you have taken.) Thus, if your grades (and grade points) last semester were A (4), B (3), A (4), C (2), A (4), add up those grade points (4+3+4+2+4 = 17, then divide by 5, since that’s how many grade points you have, and your grade point mean is 3.4, the equivalent of a B. (We add the grade points, because we cannot…

What is family mean to you?December 16, 2016 – 02:57 pm

What is family mean to you?

Successful leaders must manage up (superiors) , down (subordinates) and sideways (peers). Each group requires something different from you. Understanding family relationships helps you improve your relationships at work. This blog series explores the impact our relationship with our father has on how we build our business and life. Commentary on Part Five – What Does ‘Being a Family’ Mean to You? “We are family here at XYZ Corporation. We treat each…