Ruth and Hank are on their way to visit their daughter, Cheryl, and her husband, Brian. All are hoping to have a "nice" evening, but it's unlikely, because no matter how hard they try, they end up fighting over religion. The reason: Ruth and Hank are Catholic, and Cheryl has left the church and has ..
Anything But Religion
by Sharon Sherbondy
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How would you handle someone wanting to be included in every part of your life? This sketch shows us how Larry deals with his needy brother, Jack. Larry's frustrations finally bring him to a confrontation with Jack. At first we think Jack understands the point, but he simply has refocused his attention ..
by Judson Poling
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This heartbreaking scene opens with Kurt, the adult son of a bedridden father, in the office of a nursing home administrator, who is presenting options for his father's care after Medicare benefits run out in a few days. Skilled nursing care, in-home care thru an agency or not, the VA hospital… all ..
by Mark Demel
BUSYNESS takes a look at the common struggle for balance in busy families. A mother and her young daughter come to a point of conflict when the daughter tries to get her mother's attention to tell her something important. The mother, preoccupied with managing the family's activity, thoughtlessly asks ..
Busyness from Family Vignettes
by Margaret Hogan
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Hank, Ronda, and teenage daughter Kendra are shopping for a prom dress. Not only are the styles more risqu‚ than Hank is comfortable with, but Kendra is talking about a post-prom sleep-over with three other couples at one of their parents' summer home. Kendra is trying to maintain that there is nothing ..
Caught In The Middle
Jodie calls her family to a special dinner during a Christmas of uncertainty for this family-her husband Vic's been out of work for six months. Jodie announces it will be the end of the Macaroni & Cheese they've been eating lately and they are going to put the Christmas tree up tonight. The kids aren't ..
It is the battle for controlof the TV remote. Karen is intrigued by her husband's addiction to surfing. She decides that it is time for her to learn this primarily male skill. But Jim is very reluctant to give up his prized possession. He eventually does, but constantly coaches his wife in the ..
by Sean Gaffney
ENTITLEMENT takes a look at the issue of raising kids who act out of a spirit of entitlement. Here, a junior high aged daughter and her step-mother argue over a cell phone. The daughter, believing she has a right to get a cell phone, becomes more agitated as her step-mom holds her ground, suggesting ..
Entitlement from Family Vignettes
ESCALATION is a painful and frustrating conversation between a father and his high school aged son. As happens so many times, we don't get to the problem solving side of our conflicts because we get caught in the same pattern of disruptive communication. As the son tries talking to his dad about a sensitive ..
Escalation from Family Vignettes